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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Considering Inducing Labor Apple Valley

Considering Inducing Labor?

By the time a woman reaches the end of her pregnancy, she may feel like the experience is never going to end. In the age of modern technology and fast-paced life, many High Desert women start to think about inducing labor as it nears their due date. While induction can…

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