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Travel & Pregnancy

November 1, 2013 – 4:46 pm Comments Off

Pregnancy is an exciting experience. Traveling is often not an exciting experience. Traveling while pregnant may be even worse. The changes that accompany pregnancy can make travel difficult. Here are some tips and resources that can help ease those …

Common Sense Matters

October 7, 2013 – 1:36 pm Comments Off

Let’s start with the basics: Not all birth defects can be prevented. However, if there’s even the slightest chance you could prevent your unborn child from having one wouldn’t you do everything you could to ensure his/her health? Taking care …

Pregnant? Use Herbal Remedies With Care

December 29, 2011 – 12:32 pm Comments Off
Pregnant? Use Herbal Remedies With Care

More and more, people are turning to natural remediesas a replacement for medications manufactured by pharmaceutical companies. After all, medicinal plants and herbs were the original pharmacy for tribes and cultures all over the world.

Contraceptive Poses Same Problems as Predecessors?

December 19, 2011 – 11:52 am Comments Off
Contraceptive Poses Same Problems as Predecessors?

More than 50 years ago, birth control was introduced to America. “The Pill” gave women more control over their bodies, but not without certain health risks. One set of contraceptive pills — Bayer’s Yaz, Yasmin and …

Are You Ready for Baby?

December 7, 2011 – 1:17 pm Comments Off
Are You Ready for Baby?

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! … Now what?
From diet and decorating to temptations and testing, there’s so much to consider once you discover you have a little one on the way.
“Don’t eat sushi!” “Take your vita­mins!” “Why am I crying …

Know the Facts about Pregnancy & Antidepressants

September 23, 2011 – 9:07 am Comments Off
Know the Facts about Pregnancy & Antidepressants

Depression is among the most common problems seen in primary-care medicine.
According to the American College of Obstericians and Gynecologists (ACOG), reproductive-age women have the highest prevalence of major depressive disorders; approximately 1 in 10 women will have major or minor …

Topamax: Headache Relief and Heartache

June 22, 2011 – 1:09 pm Comments Off
Topamax: Headache Relief and Heartache

The day a woman turns into a mom-to-be is filled with emotions of all shapes and sizes. There is surprise, elation, excitement, anticipation, anxiety, worry, and fear. For expectant mothers, the world can be a …