Second Trimester

Pregnancy Pains

Expectant mothers may experience all sorts of aches and twinges. Use these tips to help you stay comfortable.

Sleeping for Two

As pregnancy progresses, heartburn, backaches and a growing baby bump all contribute to restless nights. If a good night’s sleep is becoming increasingly elusive, here is what you need to know.

The Sounds of the World

As your pregnancy progresses, your little one seems to be kicking more frequently in response to loud sounds and the voices of you and your partner. Can baby actually hear and recognize sounds in utero?

Work That Glow

Pregnancy is prime time for radiant skin, and following a few key tips can help you look extra polished.

Pregnancy — Isn’t It Swell?

Painful, pounding pressure. A balloon that won’t pop. However you describe swelling during pregnancy, the important thing is knowing how to relieve it.

Baby Bumps on the Road

The joy of the holidays isn’t the only reason you’re glowing as the festive season approaches. Traveling to show off your baby belly to friends and family is perfectly acceptable, as long as you stay safe and comfortable.

Fast Facts: Preeclampsia

Test your knowledge about this pregnancy complication.

Putting a Spotlight on Placenta Accreta

After baby enters the world, the placenta—the organ that nourished your baby during pregnancy via the umbilical cord—should follow, but what if it’s anchored in place?

Controlling Your Cravings

You don’t have to let your pregnancy hunger pangs take control.

On-the-road Tips for Moms-to-be

You avoid potentially dangerous exercises and have memorized the list of foods and medications that are off limits. But are you up to date on bump-friendly car safety?

We’re eagerly awaiting your arrival. DeKalb Regional Medical Center’s labor and delivery department is fully equipped to make your delivery experience a happy, healthy one. Visit DeKalbRegional.com for more information.

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