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Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very important time in a woman's life as she begins to grow a child in her uterus. This topic covers things necessary to know while pregnant.

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ASK: How should I feel during early signs of pregnancy?

Early Signs of Pregnancy “The breasts will be tender and you'll feel more tired. Actually, (fatigue) is one of the most common symptoms. You are...
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ASK: What is the difference between a CPM and CNM Midwife- Does it matter...

Difference Between a (Certified Professional Midwife) CPM and a CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife) "CPM stands for Certified Professional Midwife. CPM's are certified by the North...
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ASK: How do I calculate the date when my pregnancy began?

How do I calculate the date I conceived to help me determine my due date? "Most people don't know that during the first two weeks...
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ASK: What is informed consent and what should I know about it concerning my...

What is Informed Consent? “So, you may have heard the terms informed consent. It is really important during your labor and birth process. It is...
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ASK: Is it normal to get yeast infections while pregnant?

Vaginal Discharge in Pregnancy "Pregnancy can predispose you a little bit more to yeast infections because of the hormones (of pregnancy). But, it is also...
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ASK: What are some things to consider when announcing “I’m pregnant” on social media?

Announcing Pregnancy on Social Media “Okay, it's very exciting news that you're pregnant. Now you're thinking, 'where do we tell people? How do we tell...
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ASK: When is it too late to hire a doula for my pregnancy and...

Hiring a Doula "First, there is no bad time to contact a doula. So even if you've gone very far in your pregnancy and you...
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ASK: What herbs are safe to take while pregnant?

Herbs in Pregnancy “It particularly depends on you. It also depends on the herbs. Herbs are regulated and, unfortunately, most people think they are not....
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ASK: I feel nauseous, like I have morning sickness, what dietary changes could I...

Nausea and Morning Sickness in Pregnancy “What do you do if you're nauseous when you're pregnant? It is incredibly common and the first trimester is...
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ASK: Is prenatal massage safe during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Is Prenatal Massage Safe During the First Trimester? “Most of the time, yes. It is absolutely safe to have a massage during your first trimester....