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Bedrest During Higher Order Multiple Pregnancy

Bedrest might be recommended while you are at home or you might be admitted to the hospital for bedrest.  Bedrest is recommended for various reasons and for various lengths of time. Sometimes your doctor will want you to stay off your feet for a few days after a procedure early in your pregnancy or if […]

Bedrest with an Older Child

If you have older children, finding someone else to care for them during bedrest may make bedrest easier on you. Perhaps grandparents can assist  or a neighborhood teenager/tween.  Some times contacting the local college or high school or place of worship can get you in contact with helpers.

This can be challenging, but try to make […]

Pregnancy Problems More Likely with Boys?

pregnant womanSerious pregnancy complications are more likely when women are carrying baby boys, new research suggests.

After analyzing more than half a million births in Australia, researchers said the baby’s gender could be linked to the health of both mother and child.

“The sex of the baby has […]

Smoking when Pregnant May Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids

Most people know that smoking during pregnancy is a bad idea. The CDC warns that smoking during pregnancy can increase the likelihood of a miscarriage, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and certain birth defects like a cleft lip or palate, and premature birth.

New research, […]

Is the Fertility Crisis a Myth?

According to a new study, the percentage of adults of childbearing age getting fertility treatments hasn’t changed since 2002. “Infertility rates have come down a little bit,” says Dr. Anjani Chandra, researcher at the NCHS, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “That […]

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