Your Pregnancy Trimesters [Guide]

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When you think of a pregnancy timeline, you might think simply “nine months”. But actually, pregnancy development is tracked a little differently than that. Pregnancy and fetal development is tracked in terms of “weeks” and the weeks are split up into pregnancy trimesters. That’s why when you ask a pregnant woman how far along she is, she tends to respond in the number of weeks instead of months. Continue reading “Your Pregnancy Trimesters [Guide]”

Preeclampsia: What Pregnant Women Should Know

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When you’re pregnant, knowing all the risks and medical possibilities can be daunting. And while it’s always good to maintain a positive mindset (and stay off of Google!), there are some medical conditions you really need to pay attention to. Specifically, you need to know about conditions that can occur during pregnancy which could be life-threatening for both you and your baby. One of these is called preeclampsia. Here’s what pregnant women need to know in order to make the best decisions for themselves and their baby. Continue reading “Preeclampsia: What Pregnant Women Should Know”

3 Advances in Women’s Healthcare Available to You Right Now

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Women’s healthcare has come a long way over the years. In fact, while ultrasound technology was first invented in the late 1800’s, the first ultrasound used in obstetrics wasn’t performed until 1958. It then took 30+ more years for ultrasound technology to evolve into how it’s used today in obstetrics and gynecology. Continue reading “3 Advances in Women’s Healthcare Available to You Right Now”