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Pregnancy is a period of weakened immune state to prevent your body from attacking your baby, who has DNA that is foreign to you from the father. Pregnant individuals are much more susceptible to viral infections because of that.
DEET’s benefits are significant because mosquitos and ticks are more than annoyances. They carry a variety of diseases, which can be particularly troublesome for pregnant women.
Weighing a mere 1 pound 11 ounces at birth, little Lenny is an enormous miracle to his parents, who are still struck by the dramatic cascade of events that brought them safely to this place.
Women who become pregnant in their 30s and early 40s can have safe, healthy pregnancies. But they do face a higher risk of some problems.
Can you eat whatever you want – and however much you want – when you’re pregnant? After all, you’re eating for two, right? But being pregnant is not a reason to ignore healthy eating habits.
When Sarah was pregnant with her first child, she began having excruciating shooting pain down her left leg. Doctors discovered she had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot in the deep veins that can be life-threatening.
When pregnancy loss happens, people often feel alone — but unfortunately, it’s an all-too-common occurrence. In fact, about 15 percent of confirmed pregnancies end in loss.
If you’re planning to have a baby soon, you may have concerns about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Here are five myths you may have heard about – and the research-based facts that debunk them.