Pregnancy health

Charting your cycle with fertility awareness methods (FAM) and natural family planning (NFP) can provide you and your doctor with information that can help you maintain a healthy pregnancy.

Unmedicated childbirth

Hoping for an unmedicated birth but have a doctor whose not on board? You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for practical support plus scientific research on unmedicated or natural childbirth. We’ve got you covered, (and your) baby.

Check out our all-things-pregnancy content below.

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    Don’t paint your nails while pregnant?: In-utero phthalate exposure and preterm birth risk

    By Melayna Alicea • July 9, 2024
    Phthalates aren’t just in plastic water bottles
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    Why is delayed cord clamping so important?

    By Melayna Alicea • July 6, 2024
    How soon is too soon?
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    10 tips for your healthiest pregnancy with Type 2 Diabetes 

    By Caitlin Estes • May 14, 2024
    You can do this!
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    Is pregnancy more dangerous than birth control?

    By Kristen Curran • May 9, 2024
    Just the facts, ma’am
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    Can diabetes keep you from getting pregnant? 

    By Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN • May 2, 2024
    How Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes affect your fertility
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    What is a birth center and could one be right for you?

    By Renee Walton • April 16, 2024
    Birth center basics to help you decide
  • My miracle pregnancy story

    By Mamta M • April 9, 2024
    After 4 years of infertility, 3 rounds of IVF, and an endo diagnosis
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    A guide to trace minerals for preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum health

    By Madison Ayers • April 4, 2024
    Should you try Trace Mineral Drops, electrolyte powders, Adrenal Cocktails?
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    Reasons Women Need Periods: The Role of the Menstrual Cycle in Preparing the Uterus for Pregnancy 

    By Clare Sharp • October 12, 2023
    Even before you start trying to conceive
  • Caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco products during pregnancy: What we know (and what we don’t)

    By Alex Rico • September 15, 2023
    How does life change after achieving a pregnancy? Most mothers-to-be find themselves questioning their daily habits (and expecting…