Q: Will sex while pregnant hurt the baby? And if it doesn’t, when should we stop? A: It is perfectly safe to have sex during pregnancy unless your doctor advises otherwise. There are some specific pregnancy problems where a doctor would advise “pelvic rest” meaning no heavy lifting, no housework, no exercise and no sex. […]
Pregnancy during a global pandemic is probably not what you were anticipating when you received the news you were expecting. While pregnancy is usually a very special time for a woman and her partner, going through this amazing process while facing concerns about COVID-19 carries new and unfamiliar challenges.
Author: Nurse Rita Stevens Q: I do not want to breastfeed my baby. It looks painful. My mother says I am not thinking about the best interest of my baby. Am I being selfish? Why should I breastfeed? Breastfeeding is a personal decision and should be a woman’s choice. Everybody has an opinion but at […]
Author: Shana Jones The Perfect Family Fairy Tale, starring you. You had written this story and cast your perfect family in your early childhood. Most certainly at some point in the future you would direct it; you would live it. But one day, after years of envisioning this perfect fairy tale, a doctor tells you […]
Author: Dorothy (Wysocka) Bradshaw I can clearly remember, the very moment I gave birth to my daughter. I was buried in feelings of love and gratitude. And almost immediately, I was inundated by well-intentioned, “You should…you’ll want to…you’ve got to…” Popular myths that were shared included: Myth #1: Never wake a sleeping child Fact: • […]