Regular movement is an important part of a healthy pregnancy -- for strength, relaxation, and overall better health and happiness. But what if you experience low back pain while or after exercising during your pregnancy? The general rule is that if something hurts, you should stop. Stop and
Group B strep is a term and point of discussion that everyone comes across during pregnancy, and often, there is confusion over what it means and its significance.
Group B strep -- otherwise known as GBS or group B streptococcus -- is a common bacterial infection in the vagina or rectum that is pr
We see it and read about it in the news a lot these days -- Black mothers are dying around the time of birth three to four times more than white mothers, and Black babies are dying at twice the rate as white babies. This is not a new crisis; but the urgency, the attention, and the collective action
Love it or hate it, this Thursday is Valentine's Day (the 14th, in case you forgot). Not everyone buys into the Valentine's Day hoopla, but if you're still reading, then this post is for you -- the person who falls somewhere between "Sure, I like to celebrate Valentine's Day" and "Valentine's Day is
CHD, or congenital heart defects, refers to a group of abnormalities within the heart that are present in infants at birth, and it represents the most common type of birth defect, averaging about 1 in 110 babies. While there's no known way to prevent CHD, there are important and basic facts to know