Posts tagged pregnancy tips

SCAD: Cardio Complication Rising Among Expectant Mothers

It is widely known that the most common cause of a heart attack is fat buildup in the arteries (atherosclerosis). However, for pregnant women, atherosclerosis contributes to only one-third of their heart attacks. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is rare among the general United States population, but cardiologists have expressed they are noticing an increase […]

Pregnant: 6 Ways to Avoid Getting All Hot and Bothered This Summer…

Whether it’s your first baby or your fifth, being pregnant in the middle of summer is never a huge laugh. Not only have you had to give up drinking, late nights, blue cheeses and your job (basically, fun), but your much-longed-for baby is taking up a huge amount of space behind your ribcage. Some days, […]

The Role of a Midwife Through Your Pregnancy

A midwife is a specialist in low-risk pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Midwives typically encourage normal, natural childbirth and support women to achieve a healthy pregnancy and baby. Midwives typically practice in clinics, hospitals, birth centres, and homes. Depending on the laws of the state or country, midwives may participate in childbirth occurring in […]