Third Trimester Prenatal Testing

Are all these third trimester prenatal tests necessary? It’s the common thought that runs through the minds of moms and dads-to-be everywhere.  Most commonly swamped with screenings and blood work during your first trimester, you are long past the majority of those difficult decisions by your last couple of months.  None the less, knowledge is power, and understand why you and your baby need these screenings  can help you make more informed decisions about both yours, and your baby’s care.

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Danger Zone: products that could harm your baby

There are constant recalls on baby supplies all the time.  Sometimes  it’s a specific car seat that fails to stay in one piece during an accident, or a choking hazard, or fall risk from a defective toy.  There are so many baby products on the market today, not only do you have to decide what to buy, but also filter through what’ safe and what isn’t. Continue reading “Danger Zone: products that could harm your baby”

Smile, Baby!

When is brushing your teeth not just about freshening your breath? When you’re pregnant.  I think that your dental health may be one of the most overlooked aspects of keeping yourself healthy when you are expecting—and neglecting your teeth can have a pretty serious impact on your pregnancy.  Now, keep in mind that the jury is still out on some of this research, but when you consider what I’m about to explain it will make sense. Continue reading “Smile, Baby!”