Just when you’ve managed your active pregnancy bladder and embraced the frequent bathroom visits – leg cramps begin to set in! Here are some tips to keep the blood circulating and to help reduce leg cramping:
If one thing is true, it’s that being a new mom-to-be is one of the most overwhelming periods in your life, and you’re bound to make some mistakes along the way. The good news is, you won’t be the first person to mess up. Take note of these five common mistakes women make during their first pregnancy so you can have a healthy pregnancy.
Your body changes in so many ways during and after your pregnancy. It may be difficult to identify all of these changes and relate them to your pregnancy, so check out this list to see all of the possibilities you may experience.
Pain and/or swelling in the feet and legs during pregnancy is a common complaint for many expecting moms. Here are some great tips to help ease this discomfort and to ensure that you are living healthily to naturally ease the pain.
NewYork-Presbyterian celebrated the opening of the NewYork Presbyterian Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns today, which officially opened on Aug. 2. The facility is dedicated to providing exceptional, individualized care to pregnant women and their newborns before, during, and after childbirth. This includes advanced care for high-risk pregnancies and newborns who need extra support.
The postpartum period is a vulnerable and challenging time for all new moms, but especially so right now with the restrictions on care and resources available imposed by COVID-19. As uncertainty around how COVID-19 affects pregnant or breastfeeding women and infants continues, it is critical that new moms understand its known implications, how it can […]
Why is it that whenever I see a movie where a woman is in labor, the people taking care of the woman have her sit down, lie down or put her in a wheel chair? It’s as if having the laboring mother walk or move on her own is a bad idea that could cause […]
Oh, pregnancy cravings. The insatiable longing for often times unusual combinations of foods that you would never otherwise have dreamed of eating. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Seventy-five to 90 percent of pregnant women have food cravings during pregnancy, but these cravings usually disappear in the beginning of the fourth month. Despite how common pregnancy […]