Expecting a baby is an exciting time, full of anticipation and joy. There are so many fun things to do to prepare like nesting, buying baby clothes, and thinking up names, just to name a few! Continue reading “Working Out While Pregnant”
Congratulations on your pregnancy! What an exciting time! From the moment you learn you are expecting, it’s fun to think about each phase of the baby’s development and to estimate when your baby is due. Continue reading “Calculating Your Baby’s Due Date”
Here at Copperstate OBGYN we are excited to be celebrating and supporting mamas, as well as the awesome benefits that breastfeeding has to offer. Adrianna Bernal, FNP, shares her personal breastfeeding story. Continue reading “Happy World Breastfeeding Week”
Stretch marks occur when skin stretches and/or shrinks over a short period of time, and it’s an aspect of pregnancy that concerns many women. Stretch marks are very common, and occur to some degree in about 90% of pregnancies. Whether or not you get stretch marks depends on genetics, age, and/or whether you have had stretch marks (from growing during puberty, for example) in the past.
Continue reading “What Are Stretch Marks?”
Bringing home your precious newborn baby can be a whirlwind, whether it’s your first child or your third, and giving birth is no joke. Women’s bodies really are amazing, aren’t they? Continue reading “Incontinence After Pregnancy”
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]”