Even though it's not time to ditch the birth control, you can actively get ready for a baby, starting today. Our pre-pregnancy checklist can help with your future pregnancy.
Preparing for Pregnancy
Spending quality time as a couple, even making a baby together should be simple in such an ideal setting. Reality check! While holidays are about loved ones, somehow they don't leave much time for couples. The holidays tend to zap energy from almost every direction and can take a toll on your relationship with your partner.
Did you know that your diet months and years before pregnancy could lower your risk of gestational diabetes? Eating the right types of foods before before egg meets sperm does make a difference!
The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
Any project can benefit from a little planning and making a baby is no exception. Your choices now can help ensure a health child, even if you're not planning a new family addition for months or even years.
It's well-known that folic acid is part of a healthy regimen for getting pregnant and during pregnancy. What isn't as well-known is that not all women metabolize folic acid in the same way. This could mean that the recommended daily dosage of 400 micrograms may not be enough for everyone.
Using marijuana before pregnancy more than doubles a woman's risk of giving birth to a baby prematurely, according to a new study.
Dads-to-be and men choosing childlessness feel the pressure to get pregnant heat up along with the grill when Father's Day comes around. Here's how to reduce the pressure gauge and let a little air out.
Whether you have a baby on board or are just thinking about getting pregnant, this checklist can help you plan your finances so you're covered when your baby arrives.
Babies are more likely to wake in the night at six and 12 months of age if their moms experienced significant anxiety or depression prior to conception.