Hot Yoga and Pregnancy: Learn the Risks

Hot Yoga and Pregnancy

Last updated April 28, 2017. Yoga is a great way to take care of your body. It improves your strength and flexibility and it’s good for your mood. It’s also extremely popular — a whopping 21 million people (that’s 9.5% of adults) in the U.S. practice yoga. There are specialized yoga classes of every stripe: different disciplines, […]

Vacuum Extraction, Forceps Delivery, and Birth Trauma Risks

Vacuum Delivery Forceps Delivery Brain Damage Risks to Mother

Last updated Oct. 18, 2017. Sometimes the baby needs a little help getting through the birth canal. A difficult labor may be caused by an unusual birth position, high birth weight, the anatomy of the mother’s pelvis and birth canal, and other maternal and fetal health conditions. Prolonged labor is painful and exhausting and can be dangerous […]

Should I Exercise While Pregnant?

Pregnancy feels like it changes everything. Even before your baby bump starts showing, you won’t be able to stop thinking about the new little person growing and developing in your belly. You may be worried about what to eat and drink, how much sleep you’re getting, and what medications you’re taking. You know you’re going to […]