Skin Care During Pregnancy: Suggestions For Expectant Moms

Figuring out your skin care routine any time can be overwhelming, but skin care during pregnancy? This introduces a whole new set of concerns. During pregnancy your skin can change in several ways, and can behave completely differently than when you are not pregnant. Read on for our recommendations, and keep in mind to always … Read more Skin Care During Pregnancy: Suggestions For Expectant Moms

Study explores maternal infection and its role in neurodevelopmental disorders

The immune responses of a female mouse before pregnancy can predict how likely her offspring are to have behavioral deficits if the immune system is activated during pregnancy, according to researchers from the Center for Neuroscience at the University of California, Davis. The findings, published April 23 in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, could … Read more Study explores maternal infection and its role in neurodevelopmental disorders

The Birth Hour – A Birth Story Podcast: 463|Covid 19 Pregnancy Experiences

Now displaying: Page 1 Welcome to The Birth Hour! New and expecting mothers love hearing birth stories and for most moms, sharing a birth story is a positive way to connect with other women. Every birth story is different and each one is beautiful and empowering in its own way. This podcast was designed to … Read more The Birth Hour – A Birth Story Podcast: 463|Covid 19 Pregnancy Experiences

A Virus During Pregnancy Caused My Son’s Brain Damage

Jaclyn Greenberg Almost eight years ago, I caught a virus. I was pregnant with my second child, I didn’t know I was sick, and when our son was born, we learned the virus had caused brain damage. As you can imagine, shock and guilt barely begin to describe the feelings my husband and I faced … Read more A Virus During Pregnancy Caused My Son’s Brain Damage

Best Pregnancy Books for 2020 (That are Actually Worth Reading)

I often get asked for book recommendations from newly pregnant women – I can only assume it’s because they’ve already read every nook and cranny of Pregnant Chicken (cough). I actually read quite a few books the first time around and I didn’t like many of them (I was lucky to read a cereal box the … Read more Best Pregnancy Books for 2020 (That are Actually Worth Reading)

The Birth Hour – A Birth Story Podcast: Covid-19 pregnancy experience

Info The Birth Hour – A Birth Story Podcast Whether you are pregnant and looking for inspirational birth stories through your pregnancy, trying to conceive, a first time mom or a veteran mother of multiple children, you can learn, laugh and maybe even cry a little at these moving childbirth stories from women willing to … Read more The Birth Hour – A Birth Story Podcast: Covid-19 pregnancy experience

IUI Pregnancy & Homebirth Story

Ndeya and her wife, Kourtney, knew even before they were expecting that they wanted to have a home birth. After a simple IUI in January 2018, they were pregnant! Armed with knowledge and the support of her wife and fabulous midwives, Ndeya went into labor and birth feeling confident and excited. After 20 hours of … Read more IUI Pregnancy & Homebirth Story

Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum While in Prison

Danielle Edwards was arrested for a parole violation related to drug charges and sentenced to prison while pregnant with her daughter. In this episode she shares her experience with being pregnant while incarcerated, giving birth without any family support, and the physical and emotional toll of recovering from childbirth while in prison and separated from … Read more Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum While in Prison