Pregnancy

25 Nov 2014

How to Reduce the Risks of Gestational Diabetes

How to Reduce the Risks of Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Though there are several schools of thought that gestational diabetes is something that cannot be avoided, there are several physicians and physicians organizations that believe gestational diabetes can be completely avoided and can be maintained at a safe level during the pregnancy and immediately following a pregnancy. The following are some how-to ste... Read More
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30 Oct 2014

Four Over the Counter Medicines for Headaches and Pregnancy

Four Over the Counter Medicines for Headaches and Pregnancy
If you have been pregnant before, you know headaches and migraines are a common and unfortunate side effect. You get headaches due to the change in your hormones when getting pregnant, and they can range in intensity from tolerable to unbearable. Migraines, especially, can be debilitating. Unfortunately, most over-the-counter and prescription medications are not acceptable to use during pregnancy as they can Read More
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26 Aug 2014

Four Over the Counter Medicines for Nausea and Pregnancy

Four Over the Counter Medicines for Nausea and Pregnancy
Finding out you’re pregnant can be a joyous time, but once the nausea kicks in, it can be impossible to do even the most minute of tasks. Nausea is a common side effect of pregnancy, and can range from “morning sickness” that occurs shortly after waking up, along with all-day sickness that never seems to go away. If you’re having trouble with your nausea, there are some over-the-counter medicines that a... Read More
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14 Aug 2014

The Importance of WIC and Pregnancy Nutrition

The Importance of WIC and Pregnancy Nutrition
Pregnancy nutrition is one of the most important things to consider when you’re pregnant. You should be educated on proper nutrition, including getting enough fruits and vegetables, whole grains, vitamins and minerals from the foods you eat, protein, calcium from diary, and so on. However if you’re on a limited income, it can be difficult getting the nutrition you need for your unborn baby. To remedy this, there is... Read More
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12 Aug 2014

What Medicaid covers with Pregnancy

What Medicaid covers with Pregnancy
Medicaid is a government-funded program that provides health insurance benefits and services to families on a limited income. Low-income families will need to verify their income and they must meet all of the eligibility requirements. Medicaid or a program similar to it is available in every state in the United States. It is in place to provide much needed health care to pregnant women, new moms, infants, children, people with... Read More
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