How Soon Should I See a Doctor After Getting a Positive Pregnancy Test?

How Soon Should I See a Doctor After Getting a Positive Pregnancy Test?

Great question! If you receive a positive pregnancy test, you can schedule an appointment with your doctor or OB-GYN immediately.  What Happens at the First Appointment? A first-time pregnancy appointment might include: But What if I Don’t Have Insurance? Pregnancy comes with many appointments, tests, and ultrasounds.  If you do not have insurance, now is […]

5 Tips for Managing Fatigue During Early Pregnancy

5 Tips in Managing Fatigue During Early Pregnancy

Fatigue during early pregnancy is common, and it’s caused by various factors, including hormonal changes, increased blood supply, and the hard work your body does to grow the placenta. While early pregnancy fatigue is common, it can feel overwhelming. Whether you take frequent naps throughout the day or can’t seem to wake up in the […]

10 Ways To Help With A Newborn (Helpful Dads Series, Part 3)

This is Part 3 of the Helpful Dads Series! (Read Part 1 HERE and Part 2 HERE!) Part 3 of the Helpful Dads series is perhaps the most fun, yet also the most tiring! A new baby in the house means everyone is giving up some sleep and it is an adjustment. Give your family […]

What Is Ectopic Pregnancy?

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An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg is implanted outside of the uterus. It usually occurs due to misshapen or damaged fallopian tubes.  It is also important to know the signs of a possible ectopic pregnancy. These can include:  If a woman learns that she has an ectopic pregnancy, she must seek immediate medical […]

Changed your mind after taking the abortion pill?

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What happens if I don’t take the second part of the abortion pill? I took the first abortion pill, but now have changed my mind Can you change your mind after taking the first abortion pill? Will there be damage to the baby if took abortion pill then changed my mind? Does the abortion pill […]

What Is a Doula?

What is a doula? A doula is your own personal pregnancy, labor, and delivery coach—your own private cheerleader and companion. Learn more in this article.

10 Ways to Care For Yourself After Giving Birth

Taking special care of yourself after giving birth helps you to feel well and be at your best for yourself and your family. It is just as important to care for your mental and emotional health as your physical health.