If you’ve had a miscarriage, you’ve probably wondered why it happened. If you are currently pregnant, you likely also wonder what causes them in order to avoid one. Some women even blame themselves for miscarriage. But miscarriage is rarely caused by something the pregnant woman did, but rather a variety  [ Read More ]

If you’ve previously given birth prematurely, progesterone therapy could keep history from repeating itself. In a study published in obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers found that nearly 10,000 pre-term births could have been prevented in 2012 with weekly progesterone shots. The authors of the study, from the U.S. Centers for Disease  [ Read More ]

While not so fun to look at, varicose veins are not harmful- just an annoying casualty of pregnancy. They are different from spider veins, another less than pleasant side effect of pregnancy, as varicose veins are larger, and tend to bulge. So what are these strange veins popping up on  [ Read More ]

With today‚Äôs medical advances, women can conceive well into their forties. There are many reasons why women wait until their forties to get pregnant. An increasing amount of women with busy lives and careers choose to hold off starting a family, while others already have had children, but decide to  [ Read More ]

Pregnancy can be a very stressful time, both physically and emotionally. Your body and your life is going through drastic changes- this is super exciting, but can also be a source of anxiety and discomfort. It is incredibly important to be in a peaceful, happy, and healthy state during this  [ Read More ]