Learn Latch Love Guest Post

This week we have asked our friend Jesica from Learn Latch Love to post for us! She is amazing and has a weekly breastfeeding support group that takes place every Tuesday evening to accommodate busy schedule! I have been an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) for seven years.  I participated in the Southern Baby Show […]

How does my baby grow?

When you are pregnant you might wonder how your baby is growing and what is going on from month to month.  Clearly growth and development happens quickly during those nine months and it is amazing to think, 2 cells split and then there is a baby! During the first month of pregnancy The fertilized egg […]

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy is when the fertilized egg grows outside the uterus.  Most of the time an ectopic pregnancy happens in the fallopian tube.  In some cases the fertilized egg will attach to an ovary or another organ.  As the pregnancy progresses and the fertilized egg grows it can cause the tube to burst.  This can cause […]

Sleep Positions While Pregnant

Recently a common question from expectant mothers is about how they can sleep comfortably while pregnant, especially as the baby grows. It is normal to be uncomfortable while trying to sleep when pregnant, you may toss and turn a lot before finally falling asleep.  Your normal sleeping positions may cause discomfort as your body is […]

Top questions from dads during pregnancy

Dad’s have a lot of questions during pregnancy.  Often they are very similar to pregnancy basics, but here are the tops questions from dads and board certified answers. How long does pregnancy last? A typical pregnancy lasts 40 weeks, or nine full months.  Pregnancy begins at the first day of the last period and the […]

Reducing the risk of birth defects

Reducing the risk of birth defects January is birth defect prevention month; there are actions you can to help lower your chance of birth defects but there is no definite way to fully prevent birth defects. A birth defect is a condition that is present at birth and affects how a baby looks, functions or […]

Pregnancy Week 4

Pregnancy Week 4 Baby is the size of: A poppy seed or about 4-6mm At this stage your baby’s size is measured from head to rump since they re so small, characteristically the baby is c-shaped You will be able to take an at home pregnancy test and get a positive result during this week(the […]

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Folic Acid

Folic acid is something you don’t  know much about until you get pregnant or are thinking about getting pregnant.  This week, January 4th-January 10th is Folic Acid Awareness Week. Folic acid is a B vitamin and it is important for a woman to have the proper amount of folic acid in her body to prevent […]

What to do before the baby arrives

What to do before the baby arrives In the weeks before you deliver you may be stressing about ‘am I ready for this’ and in all honesty, there is no way to truly prepare for how upside down [in an amazing way] your life is about to be.  But we have some tips to make […]