Cutting the Cord

Cutting the Cord

The umbilical cord serves as the lifeline between the baby and the mother throughout pregnancy. High Desert women are often amazed to find out that the cord transfers nutrients, vitamins, and blood to the developing baby during the nine months of pregnancy. Toward the end of the pregnancy, the cord…

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Benefits of a Prenatal Massage

Benefits of a Prenatal Massage

Pregnant women take on a lot of addition stress during this exciting time. Their bodies are going through extreme changes physically, that leave them feeling exhausted and worn out at the end of the day. Their emotions are off-kilter, and they may find themselves feeling excited, anxious, weepy, and happy…

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Counting The Kicks

Counting the Kicks

Pregnancy is filled with many milestone moments, but none quite as magical as those first tiny flutters within an expectant mother’s belly. This is a moment that many High Desert women dream about when they first find out they are pregnant, and soon enough they will be feeling so many…

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Pregnancy over 35

Pregnancy over 35

Decades ago, it was thought that women in their late 30s and early 40s were not able to conceive easily, if at all. However, now that today’s women are focusing on their careers, living healthier lives and ultimately living longer, pregnancy over 35 is not just achievable but often expected.…

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