Pregnancy

November is Prematurity Awareness Month

Prematurity Awareness Month takes place each year in November. The annual initiative was created to raise awareness about the causes of prematurity and the needs of premature babies. As a woman who wants to grow her family, it’s important to know everything there is about the subject so that you can avoid delivering a child prematurely. This month’s blog is dedicated to informing you about premature delivery, why it happens, and the problems it can […]

November 9th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Five Healthy Habits for Pregnant Women to Follow

When you’re pregnant, your body’s needs change. You are no longer eating for one. Every substance you intake affects the life of your unborn child. That’s why it’s important to start developing healthy habits early in your first trimester. That way, you’ve got plenty of time for the changes to stick and become a part of your daily routine.

Here are five healthy habits for pregnant women to follow:

Take a prenatal vitamin. […]

October 3rd, 2018|OBGYN News|

Five Things You Should Do to Prepare for Your Delivery Date

Now that you’ve confirmed your pregnancy and been given a due date to consider, what should you do to get ready for a baby? It varies depending on your physical, emotional, and financial needs. If this is your first pregnancy and you haven’t got a clue about what to do next, don’t worry. OBGYN High Desert has you covered because we’ll explain in greater detail some of the ways our patients get ready to give […]

September 14th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Summer Self-Care Tips for Pregnant Women

The heat of the summer can take its toll on any woman, especially if they’re pregnant. If you’re planning on spending any length of time outdoors during the hottest months of the year, there are some things you’ll want to do to protect yourself. Putting you and your baby’s needs first is essential because it prevents sun damage from occurring to your skin and heatstroke which could cause significant birth defects in a developing fetus […]

August 3rd, 2018|OBGYN News|

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month takes place in July. The annual initiative explores the importance of preserving cord blood which is vital for healing people with leukemia, lymphoma, and other life-threatening diseases. If you’re pregnant and weren’t aware that the Newborn Umbilical Cord Initiative Act was passed in March 2007, you’re not alone. Many people don’t even know that cord blood banks exist.
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July 6th, 2018|OBGYN News|