6 Ideas to Make Travelling Easier for Expectant Mothers

Being an expectant mom during the holidays can be exhilarating. However, the mayhem of seasonal preparations can be exhausting and challenging. If you must also travel during this time, you might find the physical demands of being pregnant overwhelming. Upon doctor’s approval, be sure to create a travel plan that promotes comfort and is responsive […]

Pregnancy Health: Can Exercise Benefit Mother and Baby?

Women have been having babies since time began, conditions have improved and there is far more medical care for expectant women ensuring that pregnancy is no longer a life threatening condition so there is no need for women to be treated like it is. Many think women should become bed ridden from the time they […]

Meeting a Potential Surrogate: The Questions You Need to Ask

Before becoming a surrogate mother, each woman needs to follow an application and screening process to see if she matches the basic qualifications. A surrogate agency will handle answers to questions such as background and family history, but you will have the chance to sit down with potential surrogate mothers so that you can find […]

Childbirth and Back Pain – What to Ask Your Doctor about Your Body’s Changes

On the wall of the studio where my wife practices yoga is a quote, “Struggles make you stronger; changes make you wiser.” But the changes she experienced after childbirth confused us both so much that neither of us felt either stronger or wiser. In addition to everything that goes along with adding a new addition […]

Dad’s Guide to Twins a Big Help for New Fathers

Joe Rawlinson has written the book “Dad’s Guide to Twins: How to survive the twin pregnancy and prepare for your twins“. I really liked this book! You know. Because I have a little bit of twin experience. Just a little. 🙂 Anyhow. Joe is the father of four children. He had two sons aged 3 […]

Checkups During Pregnancy: Amniocentesis

What is amniocentesis? Amniocentesis is a procedure where a sample of amniotic sac fluid is taken with a needle. Using an ultrasound it allows the physician to insert a needle safely and not harm the fetus. The obtained amniotic fluid, which contains cells scaled with the baby, still needs to be tested in the laboratory […]