The big day is approaching; do you have your hospital bag ready? Babies sometimes arrive earlier than expected, so it’s good to be prepared for your hospital stay by your eighth month of pregnancy. When you go into labor you don’t want to be scrambling around looking for what to pack!
Especially for first-time parents, it can be hard to figure out what you’ll need, so we have put together a helpful checklist of items to consider bringing with you.
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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”