When we had our first sonogram at about 8 weeks, my husband and I were told that our baby’s umbilical cord was not attached in a preferable location to the placenta. While they like to see it around the center of the placenta, ours is attached at the very “tip top”. We are going to have regular sono
Join me in welcoming our newest Great Expectations blogger, Emily Cline! Emily joins us at 22 weeks in her first pregnancy. We're happy to have this new perspective and journey to follow along with in our Great Expectations series. -Cara Terreri, Giving Birth with Confidence Community Manager
By Lynn Martinez, Teratogen Information Specialist, MotherToBaby Utah
“O.K., so I can’t look at pizza the same way. Saltine crackers seem to be my go-to snack for sustenance and don’t even SAY the word ‘curry!’ Oh no, I said it… Please excuse me while I hurl,”
In this series, Giving Birth with Confidence addresses well known and lesser known pregnancy and birth complications by sharing practical information and voices from real women who have experienced them.
Happy St. Patrick's day! Today is the day when people across the globe wear green and make merry. But if you're one of the many women who experience morning sickness (about half of all do), you likely won't feel too merry.