Petra Colindres, Family Dietitian, Lactation Consultant and owner of Nutrition by Petra in Oklahoma City. Petra hones in on the most important nutrients needed by trimester. Take a look and consider revising your grocery list!
Giving Birth with Confidence is hopping on the love fest bandwagon to discuss sex and intimacy during pregnancy and postpartum this month. First up? Let's get started by addressing the top three most common fears and concerns about sex during pregnancy (we'll cover postpartum fears later).
Being a knowledgeable and supportive pregnancy partner isn’t always easy. Between your partner’s body changes and countless doctor appointments, it can be challenging to keep everything straight. Check out a few quick tips below to help ensure that yo
Whether you’re a new mom or you’ve taken this journey before, it’s important to have the support you need. Gain confidence during this new transition with a childbirth class—you’ll be able to connect with fellow parents-to-be and get answers to your questions from experienced childbirth educator.
The mission of Lamaze International is to promote, support and protect normal birth. A normal birth is one that unfolds naturally, free of unnecessary interventions. A woman’s body is beautifully designed to grow, birth and nurture a baby. To work properly, this elegant design requires...
Learn as much as possible about the wonderful ways that your body is changing and about how your baby is growing. Talk to your mother, your friends, and other women about pregnancy, labor, and birth. Attend an early pregnancy childbirth class, read books, and watch videos about normal pregnancy...
Maybe you haven’t started buying baby gear yet, but there are two major items that you should be shopping for: a birth place and a health-care provider. If you’re healthy and have a low risk of complications, giving birth at home or in a birth center is just as safe as at a hospital.
As Early on in pregnancy, symptoms can be subtle. Is it a missed period? Does your belly just feel sort of “busy?” Or have you been a little more emotional lately? Eventually, you ask yourself, "Could I be pregnant?"