During pregnancy, it’s even more important to focus on eating healthy, clean food. Here are a few healthy snacks that are easy to carry with you while you’re on the go! » Read more about: Healthy Snacks for Pregnant Women »
In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness in Danbury, CT. » Read more about: Group B Strep During Pregnancy »
Confused about whether you’re allowed to eat fish during pregnancy? You’re not alone.
Nutrition becomes even more important when you’re pregnant because everything you eat impacts the baby’s development. The dilemma with seafood is that, even though it contains nutrients essential for developing the fetal brain, it also contains mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls, which can be harmful to the fetus when eaten in excess. » Read more about: Is it Okay to Eat Fish While I’m Pregnant? »
While only about 20% of people with the Zika virus experience symptoms, the greater concern about contracting the virus has been the potential link to birth defects. » Read more about: What you should know about the Zika Virus »
Women’s Health Associates, P.C. Busts Midwifery Myths
In the United States, medical doctors deliver 85 percent of babies in a traditional hospital setting. However, throughout the world, 80 percent of babies are delivered with the assistance of midwives. Though the midwifery profession has become more popular, the misconceptions about midwives persist. Here are the biggest misconceptions about midwives: » Read more about: Midwifery Myths »
Antidepressants are used to relieve symptoms associated with depression. However when antidepressants are used during pregnancy, there are a lot of things to consider.
Even though untreated depression can cause emotional instability, treating depression with antidepressants while pregnant could cause harm to your baby. » Read more about: Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy? »
It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun, but did you know that your skin is even more susceptible to damage while pregnant?
Here are a few common skin issues that occur during pregnancy and tips on how to prevent them: » Read more about: Common Summer Pregnancy Skin Issues in Danbury, CT »