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Fertility Problems after your First Child

March 24th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
What to do when you have trouble conceiving your second (or third) child.
Fertility Problems after your First Child

It’s relatively common for women to have problems getting pregnant with their second (or third) child, even if they’ve never had fertility issues before. Here’s what may be causing your infertility and what you can do about it:

Why Pregnant Women Should Be Worried About Mosquitos

February 7th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
The Zika virus has pregnant women everywhere worried about travel to any warm destination. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.
Why Pregnant Women Should Be Worried About Mosquitos

If you’re pregnant, you may want to re-consider any travel plans down south. Just thank your stars that we’re having a mild winter and forgo the Caribbean vacation for another year. Why? The Zika virus is spreading like wild fire through Latin and some parts of South America and the Caribbean. So much so, that the World Health Organization has declared the explosive spread of the Zika virus a national emergency.

Babies Remember Cigarette Smoke

December 4th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Prenatal Exposure to Cigarettes Can Have Lasting Effects.
Babies Remember Cigarette Smoke

It looks like children’s bodies remember exposure to cigarette smoke and other toxins – even from before they’re born.

A New Way to Naturally Lower Cholesterol during Pregnancy

November 26th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
High cholesterol during pregnancy can have negative health implications for both mother and child. New research may have found a way to lower cholesterol naturally.
A New Way to Naturally Lower Cholesterol during Pregnancy

While it’s normal for a woman’s cholesterol to spike during pregnancy, this can be problematic for a woman who has a preexisting cholesterol issue. Research has shown that excessive lipid levels can have a negative health impact on both the woman and her baby. Luckily, Mother Nature may have a way to lower cholesterol in pregnant women.

Why Pilates Can Help Prepare you For Labor

November 19th, 2015 | By: Tasha Lawton
Eight ways Pilates can prepare you for labor and delivery - and keep you fit too.
Why Pilates Can Help Prepare you For Labor

Not only is Pilates a safe exercise to do during pregnancy, it is also designed around eight core principles that benefit pregnant women in particular. Here’s how doing Pilates can help you feel better and stronger as your pregnancy progresses, while also helping you prepare for an easier labor and delivery.