Bell’s Palsy Risks: Pregnant Women and Infants

Bell's Palsy Pregnancy Birth Injury Nerve Damage

The moment you give birth, your life changes. You’ve endured long hours in labor, and finally, baby is here! The last thing on your mind is you. You’re all about baby in the moment, how she’s doing, if she’s able to feed, and when she’ll be getting all her tests over with so you can […]

Can Obesity Before Pregnancy Cause Cerebral Palsy?

Obese Pregnancy Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

When you become pregnant, it’s impossible not to notice all the changes your body goes through. While many women tend to focus on their midsections before babies come into our lives, thanks in part to the overwhelming amount of diet and beauty standards portrayed in mass media, our bellies become a bigger focus once we’re […]

Working While Pregnant: What’s Safe and What’s Off Limits?

Working While Pregnant Safety Preterm Birth

While our bodies go through lots of changes during pregnancy, many women feel they can’t change their everyday routine. Sure, they may work out a little less rigorously (and should, depending on their stage of pregnancy and pre-pregnancy fitness level), but many keep up with house chores, planning around social activities, raising other kids, and […]