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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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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