What to Expect at Your First Ultrasound

As a newly expectant mother, you’re probably excited to have your baby’s first ultrasound. This is the first time you’ll be able to see your baby and possibly hear the heartbeat. But you may also be wondering what to expect at the first trimester ultrasound. Below, we’ve broken down what an ultrasound is and what your doctor will be looking for throughout the pregnancy.

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9 Foods to Avoid When Pregnant


When you’re pregnant, food cravings can hit pretty hard. But you should know that there are certain foods and drinks that pregnant women shouldn’t consume. Many types of food you currently enjoy may make you sick or harm a developing baby.

Overall, it’s best to err on the side of caution with what you’re eating while pregnant. Many foods contain potentially harmful bacteria, or preservatives that are much more potent to your developing baby than they are to you. In this article, we’ll go over what foods to avoid when pregnant and why you should skip them for the next 9 months.

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