Affecting less than one percent of pregnant women, reports the American Pregnancy Association, placenta previa can put a pregnancy at high risk. Depending on the severity and eventual outcome of a pregnancy in which placenta previa develops, risks to the baby may be minimal or more worrisome. One concern is cerebral palsy; Dr. Eric Rose, Clinical Assistant Professor at the … [Read more...] about Can Placenta Previa Cause Cerebral Palsy?
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Pregnancy is an amazing time of growth and change for new moms. Each week you can see and feel changes in your body and the development of your baby. The placenta is responsible for providing nutrition, oxygen and removal of waste for your precious baby while she is growing in your uterus. The placenta also stops the ovaries from producing more eggs during the months of … [Read more...] about Placental Development During Pregnancy
One of the downsides of being a public figure when you share so much of your life is also sharing when super hard things happen. Sadly, as most of you have already heard, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend lost their baby halfway through the pregnancy this week.Teigen has been in the hospital due to heavy bleeding she has been experiencing. It is unclear precisely what the problem … [Read more...] about Why My Heart is Breaking for Chrissy Teigen
After the excitement of a new pregnancy calms, expecting parents (especially first-time parents) have hundreds of questions. One of the most common involves sex during pregnancy – is it safe? Sex during a normal pregnancy is usually safe unless your doctor has recommended otherwise. That said, there are a few things to be aware of – a few of these include precautions to … [Read more...] about The Do’s and Don’ts for Sex During Pregnancy
If you are trying to become pregnant or suspect you might be, finding out for certain is probably at the forefront of your mind. You might be tempted to run out and take a pregnancy test days after you think you might have conceived. While many women can get accurate test results before they even miss a period, not knowing how early to take a pregnancy test can lead to … [Read more...] about How Early to Take a Pregnancy Test