As a pregnant woman, it’s essential to be mindful of your diet and avoid potential risks that can harm your baby. One common question is whether it’s safe to eat raw fish during pregnancy. In this article, we’ll explore the risks and benefits of consuming fish during pregnancy, how to choose safe fish, and much more.
Welcome to pregnancy! The first 12 weeks of your pregnancy is an important time in the development of your baby. Caring for this new life can be both exciting and exhausting! Here are some things to know about your first trimester: Embryo, fetus, trimester…what do these terms mean? Pregnancy is divided into three parts, called […]
January is birth defect prevention month. Getting enough folic acid, a B vitamin prior to getting pregnant and while pregnant will decrease the chances of a baby being born with a birth defect by 50-70%. Folic acid is a B vitamin that every cell in your body needs for normal growth and development. Not having […]
As you progress in your third trimester of pregnancy, you are closing in on the finish line! The third trimester of pregnancy starts around 28 weeks. Your pregnancy is considered term (no longer premature) once you are 37 or more weeks along. Full term is at 39 or more weeks. In general, the third trimester […]
As you enter the second trimester of pregnancy, you are beginning one of the most exciting times of being an expecting mother! The second trimester of pregnancy takes place during months 4 6, or weeks 13-27. During this time, your baby will begin to take on a more recognizable human form. An ultrasound will reveal […]