TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF

Pregnancy can be a stressful time. Between doctor’s appointments, making plans, the physical stress of growing a baby, and all of your other obligations like school, friends and family, you may feel overwhelmed. Managing your stress while you are pregnant may help you feel better. Find Someone to Talk To Everyone can benefit from having… Continue reading TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

Emotional Changes During your pregnancy, you may experience some intense emotions: anxiety and excitement, grouchiness and tenderness, sadness and joy. It’s a time with many emotional possibilities. It’s important to know there is no one “right” way to feel about your pregnancy. You may have lots of different feelings at the same time, or on… Continue reading WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING

HEALTHY DIET

A nutritious, balanced diet is important throughout your life, but especially during your pregnancy. Your body needs extra fuel to grow a baby, so most pregnant women are advised to add about 300 extra calories to their diets. Though you could get those extra 300 calories from two cans of soda and a few cookies, it’s… Continue reading HEALTHY DIET

PRE- AND POST-NATAL CARE

Prenatal Care It is important to visit a doctor during your pregnancy for prenatal care. “Prenatal” means the time before your baby is born. A lot happens in your body while you’re pregnant, so it’s a good idea to have a doctor monitor you and your baby’s health. Your doctor will be able to measure… Continue reading PRE- AND POST-NATAL CARE