Category Archives: Prenatal Care

Exercise, Travel, Nutrition, and Work (During Pregnancy)

A conglomeration of questions can arise about exercise, sex, travel, work, and nutrition during pregnancy. These are current health issues, even for women who are not pregnant, and basic principles apply. We will deal with each of these topics in order. In general, during pregnancy it is safe to continue most exercise programs that you … Read More

Second Trimester: Time for a lot of Fetal Growth

The second trimester is the time for a lot of growth in the fetus. The likelihood of miscarriage has dropped almost out of the picture and the possibility of premature labor has not really started peeking over the horizon. This trimester is usually marked by an improved sense of well-being, less fatigue, more energy, much … Read More

Prenatal Information

Dr. Rachel Yankama – VoiceAmerica: A Doctor’s Guide to Pregnancy Having a healthy baby is the reason women to go the doctor  and this book explains what is important.   A growing baby depends on the mother for everything—nutrients,  oxygen,  and vitamins—from conception until delivery.   Babies born with health issues are very stressful to the parents. … Read More