Pregnancy & Childbirth

Newborn baby with crossing eyes
April 10, 2024/Children's Health

Why Are My Newborn’s Eyes Crossing?

Crossed eyes in a newborn are fairly common, typically harmless and usually go away

Pregnant person sitting on exam table speaking with healthcare provider

Vaccinations During Pregnancy: What You Need and What To Avoid

Staying up-to-date on vaccines encourages a healthy pregnancy, but not all vaccines are recommended when you’re pregnant

Pregnant woman, with different options to induce labor floating around her

Is There Any Guaranteed Way To Induce Labor?

Science says only one way actually works, but there are a few others that are still safe to try

Happy pregnant woman with hands around her belly, with belly button pushing out
March 27, 2024/Pregnancy & Childbirth

Why Your Belly Button Changes When You’re Pregnant

When a growing fetus puts pressure on your abdomen, your belly button may pop out or even flatten

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Pregnant person sitting on birthing ball, with midwife consulting nearby
February 12, 2024/Pregnancy & Childbirth

Nurse Midwife vs. Doula: Who Does What?

One is a trained care professional, while the other is a medical caregiver, but both can be important parts of your birthing team

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February 7, 2024/Pregnancy & Childbirth

Why To Be Wary of Lactation Supplements To Increase Breast Milk Supply

Breastfeeding supplements can be a needless expense at best, and risky at worst

pregnant female feeling her breasts
February 5, 2024/Pregnancy & Childbirth

When Does Milk Supply Regulate When You’re Breastfeeding?

Typically, milk comes in a few days after birth and regulates around four weeks after delivery

female soaking in a tub
January 7, 2024/Pregnancy & Childbirth

Home Treatment for Vaginal Tears After Birth

Rinses, sitz baths, ice and medication can help the healing

Pregnant patient lying in dentist chair during examination with dentist beside her
January 1, 2024/Pregnancy & Childbirth

Is It Safe To Go to the Dentist While Pregnant?

Dental care is not only safe during pregnancy, but it’s also highly recommended

Pregnant person with yellow glow emanating from them.
December 5, 2023/Pregnancy & Childbirth

Is Pregnancy Glow a Real Thing?

More radiant skin may appear due to physiological responses to pregnancy

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