Because Pregnancy is Invasive Enough

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I vividly remember being hugely pregnant (well, I felt hugely pregnant for 16 weeks) and calling my husband crying after just getting off the phone with my OB/GYN. She had called me personally. So funny...

It’s World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining Breastfeeding Together!

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August 1st marked the start of World Breastfeeding Week! When we think breastfeeding, we think breast pumps, sterilization bags, nipple shields and a serious hardcore commitment. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) luckily sees...

What’s In Your Prenatal Supplements?

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Whilst perusing baby gear, you will hear it from any friend or relative who has been pregnant before you. . . “What?!? I never had this when I was pregnant. What’s it for? Do you...

Why We Can’t Predict Your Baby’s Future

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One of the most anticipatory events in someone’s life is confirming a pregnancy. For the next nine months, it is difficult to stay planted in the present. Instead, it is natural for expecting parents to...

Common Questions about Pregnancy Exposure

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I once had a patient ask me if there was any harm in eating eight lobsters during her week long vacation in Maine. She was six weeks pregnant at the time and was concerned about...

What are the risks of common exposures to a pregnancy?

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Two lines? Is that really two lines? I’m pregnant?! YES!!!! And then…oh, no. But I had a glass of wine last night. Or, it was girls’ night last Friday and I had a margarita. ....