How To Get A Handle On Postpartum Anxiety

As a mom, you are probably having a hard time sleeping, but that is mainly thanks to your new baby’s sleep schedule. Now while it is normal to have interrupted sleep, what is not normal is suffering from something like insomnia, loss of appetite, or even the ability to think clearly. If you are suffering […]

How I Survived Postpartum Depression

When my fourth child was born, I was blindsided by postpartum depression. Intellectually I knew what it was, but I had never had it before so I didn’t KNOW what it was. I had fallen into the trap that so many women do, thinking that it wasn’t something that could ever happen to me. And […]

Is It Possible To Prevent Postpartum Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

As most of us assume childbirth should not be a traumatic experience, instead it should be an amazing experience. Childbirth allows you to bring another life into this world, but does oh so much more. Being a mother of five children myself, I am at a loss of words as to just how amazing the […]

Commonly Asked Questions About Mental Health During Pregnancy

Even before you get pregnant you here about how well you have to start taking care of your health. Commercials stress the number 13 because you should see your health care provider by the time you are 13 weeks pregnant, and you should see them for thirteen visits. Everywhere you turn, you are hearing about […]

Gestational Diabetes: Learning How To Eat Right

Eating right is probably the most important thing you can do if you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. The thought of eating right doesn’t sound very hard, but for many pregnant women out there it is one of the hardest things they will have to tackle. The reason for this is many pregnant women […]

Commonly Asked Questions About Traumatic Birth

We all know that childbirth is not easy, it can actually be very painful and drawn out. However, no matter how hard childbirth is most women view it as a pleasant experience, in addition to a miraculous process. However, not all women feel this way because what they experienced was nothing short of a nightmare. […]

Best Ways To Lower High Blood Pressure While Pregnant

High blood pressure is not something that anybody wants to deal with, but when you are pregnant, it can be even more devastating to deal with. Pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure need to realize, which most of them do, that it is not just the mom’s health at risk; there is now a […]

Commonly Asked Questions About Being Anemic While Pregnant

Something that not many new mothers are aware of is how much their iron needs go up when they are pregnant. Research shows that iron needs in pregnant women go up from 18 milligrams per a day to 27 milligrams per day. Iron, which is needed in order for your body to make hemoglobin, is […]

Can Certain Foods Lower My Blood Pressure?

If you are pregnant, you probably can’t help but think about preeclampsia, especially if you are considered a high risk for developing this dangerous complication. One of the earliest warning signs of preeclampsia, as well as one of the leading contributing factors to it, is high blood pressure. With that being said you are probably […]

What You Need To Know About Asthma And Pregnancy

Now that you are pregnant, you no longer have only yourself to worry about. You are now 100% responsible for taking care of the baby that is growing inside of you. How you go about taking care of his baby is up to you, but if you have any type of preexisting condition, such as […]