Managing STIs During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

STIs During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and carrying a sexually transmitted infection (STI), you probably have a lot of questions: Can my baby get my STI? How will my STI affect breastfeeding? How do I manage my STI during pregnancy? In this post, we’ll probe each of those important questions while examining three of the most common STIs, […]

Exposure to Pesticides During Pregnancy: What’s Safe?

Pesticides During Pregnancy

There are various things we should limit our exposure to when we become pregnant. Radiation and paint fumes are a couple, such as when flying in an airplane or painting your new nursery. Another is pesticides, which have long been an issue for people who work in agriculture and animal fields, along with their children. Now, […]

What is Gastroschisis?

Gastroschisis Causes Symptoms Treatment

It’s no surprise that when doing research on all-things-baby during a pregnancy, you’ll come across some scary stuff. Birth defects are one of the scariest things an expecting parent can learn about, whether they know they have a greater risk for having a baby with Down syndrome because of their age, or they’re just reading […]