Research: New Rapid Test for Preeclampsia Can Provide Life-Saving Diagnosis
Researchers with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that a simple urine test can rapidly detect one of the world’s deadliest pregnancy-related conditions at the point of care.
March 25, 2019
Ten percent of women have to live with anemia. When these same women become pregnant, the figures climb even more since the development of a baby draws from their reserves.
February 4, 2019
Common Worries during Pregnancy
Pregnancy often leads to emotional and physical changes that aren't always easy to manage. Keep reading to find out about all the worries and common ailments that pregnant women go through before the big day.
November 12, 2018
Pregnant and can’t sleep?
Tired of not being able to get a full night’s sleep? Your back hurts and your baby is waking you by kicking up a storm? Welcome to the clubs of pregnant insomniacs!
October 15, 2018
Pregnancy and heavy legs
There is a recurrent pattern in pregnant women: the heavy legs phenomenon. What causes it? There are several reasons for this.
September 3, 2018
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
Your doctor just diagnosed you with preeclampsia, and you are worried? Here is everything you need to know about preeclampsia and Eclampsia.
May 28, 2018
Diabetes in pregnancy
One in twenty pregnant women will develop diabetes in pregnancy or gestational diabetes (GDM).
March 26, 2018
Dealing with excessive fatigue during pregnancy
A pregnant woman's body works really hard during the whole process of getting pregnant: needless to say, carrying a baby becomes very tiresome! For the next 9 months, moms-to-be can become very exhausted. Here are a few tips to avoid suffering from excessive fatigue during pregnancy.
October 10, 2017
Do nausea and bladder weakness sound familiar?
From pregnancy to menopause, women’s bodies change. To know how to react to these many transformations, consult the new Health and Pregnancy website.
April 25, 2016
Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy
The vast majority of women — up to 85% — experience nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) to varying degrees.
May 17, 2015
Gestational diabetes and physical activity
Physical activity should be part of a daily routine for every women struggling with diabetes, whether pregnant or not. Here’s why.
May 4, 2015
Pregnancy and breastfeeding - the pharmacist can help you
Pregnancy and breastfeeding are periods when a woman needs answers and tips based on her specific situation. During these times, pharmacists become precious allies of our healthcare system.
April 27, 2015
Common Symptoms in Pregnancy
The Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Pocket Guide contains advice and tips on conditions that are commonly experienced in pregnancy and other common conditions. Here is a summary.
October 4, 2013
Taking medicine during pregnancy
Some medications can be used if you are pregnant or breastfeeding but others should be avoided. Let’s take a look at the guidelines.
September 30, 2013
Cramps during your first trimester
Since you found out you were pregnant you’ve been floating on cloud 9. But these little persistent cramps make you worry and are throwing a shadow on your happiness!
October 17, 2012
Insomnia during pregnancy
Pregnant women face their fears during pregnancy and various concerns and questions disrupt their sleep cycle.
June 6, 2012
12 tips to fight nausea
Did you know that between 50 and 80% of pregnant women suffer from nausea and vomitting during pregancy?
April 26, 2012