Rest During your Pregnancy

Rest During Your Pregnancy

A pregnant woman may be feeling different emotions and physical symptoms at various stages of her pregnancy. However, one symptom is almost always looming around the corner, and that symptom is fatigue. Fatigue during pregnancy is quite normal and is typically caused because of erratic hormones, physical changes to the…

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Serious Pregnancy Symptoms Part 2

Serious Pregnancy Symptoms Part 2

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life when she prepares both physically and mentally to welcome a new child into the world. While there are often mixed emotions associated with each pregnancy — including fear, joy, and anxiousness — there also are physical symptoms that High Desert women…

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What are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

What Are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

Pregnant women in the High Desert region often report that they experience discomfort in their abdominal area or a tight feeling around their uterus every once in a while during their pregnancy. Many Apple Valley patients are startled to find out that these sensations are actually contractions — but they…

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Prenatal Ultrasound

Prenatal Ultrasound

Ultrasound A prenatal ultrasound is a routine procedure that is performed at least once and sometimes more than once during each woman’s pregnancy. Many women in the High Desert region look forward to their prenatal ultrasound appointments, because it gives them a chance to catch a glimpse of the growing…

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Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

Excercise Prenatal yoga is a form of yoga practice that is specially designed for expectant mothers. Throughout High Desert, many women decide that this is an activity that they would like to try during their pregnancy. Most prenatal yoga programs are safe for women throughout their entire pregnancy, whether they…

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Pregnancy Superfoods

Pregnancy Superfoods

Women are often heard telling others that they are “eating for two” while they are pregnant. This may be true, but it doesn’t mean that women should be indulging in double the portions of ice cream, pickles and their favorite junk food.

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