Birthing Plans

When it comes to having a baby, one of the most important relationships you�ll have is with your doctor. In order to maintain a good relationship and ensure an easier delivery, there has to be an open channel of communication. Read More …

Fetal Growth and Development

Congratulations! You are about to embark on a magical journey during which your body changes dramatically in order to nurture and develop the growing life within you. A single, microscopic, ripened egg and its fertilizing sperm develop in a predictable Read More …

Fetal Growth & Development What is Happening?

Pregnancy evokes many emotions which may include curiosity regarding the growth and development of your unborn child. These emotions are intensified during the nine months of nurturing. Many people think of pregnancy in terms of months. However, pregnancy is broken Read More …

Prenatal Testing

Many different tests may be performed during the course of your pregnancy. Some are routine, while others may be done based on your medical history, family background, and race. All test results provide your caregiver with important information which will Read More …

Prenatal Yoga

You have experienced the joy of finding out that you are pregnant and now you feel . . . different, in a surreal sort of way. You are likely thinking about your pregnancy all throughout your day. It may be Read More …

Nutrition during Pregnancy

As soon as you start thinking about having a baby, you should start thinking about what you eat. Begin loading up on the foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals, learn the five food groups and balance your meals. Read More …

Hatha Yoga for a Healthy, Happy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wondrous time in a woman’s life, when miraculous changes are taking place on a physical and emotional level. A hatha yogapractice is an excellent way to prepare for pregnancy and childbirth and to minimize or prevent many Read More …

3D / 4D Ultrasound: State-of-the-Art Technology

In obstetrics, the ultrasound is an essential imaging tool used to clearly visualize the fetus in the womb. Recent advances in imaging have resulted in the introduction of three-dimensional (3D) and four-dimensional (4D) ultrasound. Used in conjunction with traditional two-dimensional Read More …

Pregnancy Question & Answer

What can I do to help ensure a healthy pregnancy?
A healthy pregnancy begins with a healthy, happy, knowledgeable woman who will be able to provide her baby with an optimal uterine environment. Read More …

Getting the Family Involved

Having a baby is an event which changes a whole family. Although the newborn’s mother is the first and most important person a baby gets to know (starting even before birth), the mother’s relatives and companions will all come to know the new child and play important roles in his or her development. In addition, an adult woman’s status within her family changes as she goes through pregnancy, delivery and post-partum recovery, and takes on new responsibilities of motherhood. She and everyone else in her family learn to adjust to her needs and the new person in their lives. Read More …