After two years of trying to get pregnant with no results, Ashton and Jason Fox were beginning to think that a baby just wasn’t in the cards for them. The couple had gone through traditional methods, sought the advice of Ashton’s OB/GYN for possible tips and then approached Woman’s reproductive specialist Dr. Bobby Webster for […]
Skin-to-skin contact has excellent benefits for both you and baby. During skin-to-skin contact, baby can feel your warmth and hear your heartbeat and breathing. Relaxing hormones are released in both you and baby, allowing you to bond. Frequent eye and voice contact during skin-to-skin helps with bonding as well. The practice also promotes baby’s natural […]
Whether you’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl, your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, Oct. 24, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event […]
The following post was written by Tasha Elbert, RN, with Woman’s Hospital. When compared to a vaginal delivery, cesarean deliveries come with a long list of possible side effects, including infection, bleeding, abdominal and urinary trauma, prolonged recovery periods and many long-term effects associated with major abdominal surgery. Sometimes cesarean delivery is necessary, especially in cases […]
There are many precautions you can take to make your home as safe as possible for your baby.
Food safety is important for everyone, but is especially important during pregnancy. During pregnancy, some hormones change your immune system, making you more vulnerable to foodborne illnesses. Unborn babies are also susceptible because their immune systems are not developed. Make sure that you cook foods thoroughly, especially meat, eggs and fish; use a food thermometer, […]
Heartburn, constipation, backache, hemorroids…pregnancy can cause all sorts of discomforts. Here’s how to get relief:
It’s not easy being queasy. Here’s a recipe for some muffins that will give you some relief from morning sickness.
Is your pregnancy “glow” more like pregnancy green? Here are a few ways to deal with morning sickness.
A healthy diet may not be enough to get all the nutrients you and your baby need. Your doctor will prescribe a daily prenatal vitamin. There are many brands of prenatal vitamins; be sure to check the label to make sure you’re getting the recommended amounts of vitamins and minerals. Let your doctor know if […]