At least half of all pregnant women seem to have problems with constipation relief during pregnancy. One reason for this may be changes in hormones that slow the movement of food through the digestive... Continue Reading..
Painful Headaches Headaches are common during pregnancy. Many women ask us : “What can I take for painful headaches while pregnant?” Usually headaches do not signal a serious problem. How... Continue Reading..
You May Already Be Immune Most adults are immune to chicken pox, either from having the disease or by forming immunity from a mild exposure. Have you had chicken pox in the past? Then you and your bab... Continue Reading..
A certain amount of swelling (called edema) is normal during pregnancy. Edema during pregnancy occurs most often in the legs. It can become painful if the area is very swollen. The skin may turn red... Continue Reading..
Is going to work and working out while pregnant safe? YES! Exercise during pregnancy is great for you and will help you in the long run. Embed from Getty Images Exercise can help strengthen muscles us... Continue Reading..
Embed from Getty Images The following suggestions may be useful in relieving nausea and vomiting: Remember, “any calorie is a good calorie” so eat what stays down for you. These foods may ... Continue Reading..
Embed from Getty Images One of the questions we get from expectant mothers is “Are saunas, hot tubs, and tanning booths safe during pregnancy?” We here at The Birthing Center of NY are al... Continue Reading..
Can you dye your hair while pregnant? Often pregnant women have concerns about the safety of hair dyes and permanents during pregnancy. There is no scientific data on this question, but it seems unlik... Continue Reading..
Being sick while pregnant is no fun! Colds are miserable things, even at the best of times, but there are increased concerns during pregnancy. Many things can relieve symptoms at home, sometimes elimi... Continue Reading..
It is very common for our patients to ask whether they can travel during pregnancy. It is safest for you to stay within an hour of your delivering hospital during your pregnancy. There is potential ri... Continue Reading..