Tag: pregnancy

DHA pregnant or is it worth to supplement?

DHA pregnant or is it worth to supplement?

DHA, an essential nutrient, will improve the health of your unborn baby! Fish oil and walnuts provide the essential fatty acid that can help the child’s normal brain and vision development. What is DHA There is nothing suspicious about DHA (or docosahexaenoic acid), the omega-3 […]

Time to Start a New Family: 5 Ways to Maximize the Chances of Getting Pregnant

Time to Start a New Family: 5 Ways to Maximize the Chances of Getting Pregnant

Planning a new baby in your family should be an exciting, fun time. But for many people, getting pregnant can be difficult and stressful. When you want a baby so badly that it’s all you think about, this fun time often turns to a time […]

Planning for a New Baby

Planning for a New Baby

If you’re pregnant or just considering a baby, it’s never too soon to start planning. Focusing on your health will ensure a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Whether it’s your first, second, or third baby, planning early for your pregnancy is essential for the health of you and your new baby.

See Your Doctor Early

If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, it’s important to see your doctor early to discuss your own health, as well as preconception health care for a safe pregnancy. Your doctor will need to know about your medical history and any concerns about medical conditions that may impact your pregnancy. If this is not your first pregnancy, your doctor will need to know about any problems you had during previous pregnancies.

If you are taking any medications, make sure your doctor knows about them. Some prescription medications, as well as over-the-counter medications, herbal supplements, and dietary supplements, can cause birth defects. If you’re trying to get pregnant, tell your doctor about all the medications that you need for existing health conditions before you get pregnant. Your doctor can inform you of any pregnancy risks. Before you make your appointment, make a list of questions and concerns you want to discuss with your doctor so you don’t forget anything.

Talk about Your Childbirth Options

If it’s your second or third pregnancy, you know what to expect during normal childbirth. If you have never had a baby, you may have a lot of misconceptions about the experience. Although most women have heard stories from family members and friends about delivering a baby, every woman’s childbirth experience is different. Some women breeze through a fast, natural delivery, while others struggle with a long labor and complicated childbirth.

Vaginal delivery is the safest type of delivery, unless complications arise that can harm you or your baby. Discuss natural childbirth options with your doctor including water birth San Antonio where you can deliver your new baby in a comfortable, natural environment. A warm water birth is a safe, relaxing delivery option that can reduce stress and anxiety for you and your baby.

Moms, It’s Time to Get Real About Postpartum Incontinence

Moms, It’s Time to Get Real About Postpartum Incontinence

There are a lot of aspects of motherhood — particularly pregnancy and the physical and mental aspects of postpartum healing — that aren’t talked about in open, productive ways. This can result in shame, stigma, and sadness in new moms who are experiencing perfectly normal aspects of […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Only Use Natural Supplements

6 Reasons Why You Should Only Use Natural Supplements

Supplements are all the rage with everyone trying to get into shape as summer comes again. But fair warning… Not all supplements are created equally. Today we will discuss the reasons why you should only be using natural supplements in your workout or health regimen. […]