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W.H.O. Declares Zika No Longer a Global Emergency

Image via Wikimedia Commons Zika No Longer a Global Emergency but.. In November 2016, the United Nation’s World Health Organization (W.H.O.) declared that the Zika virus was no longer a global health emergency. W.H.O. stated that the spread of Zika still remains of great importance, but should now be categorized with other mosquito-borne diseases, such [...]

Your Complete Guide to a Winter Pregnancy

Being pregnant is wonderful any time of the year, but the winter can bring on a few challenges. However, you can stay safe and comfortable all winter long with these helpful tips! Tips for a Winter Pregnancy Get a Flu Shot During the winter, you’re more susceptible to getting the cold or flu. If you’re [...]

Should I get the Flu Vaccine?

Seasonal influenza (flu) can occur year round, but its peak activity is October through May.  Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain, coughing and sore throat.  If you are currently pregnant, you may be wondering whether you should get vaccinated against influenza, and the answer is “yes”.  Pregnant women can become much more ill than those [...]

5 Keys to Preventing Pregnancy Complications

Ways to Avoid a Problematic Pregnancy When a woman finds out she is going to become a mother, there is nothing more she wants than a healthy pregnancy that is successfully [...]

How to Quit Smoking When You’re Trying to Get Pregnant

The Top 5 Tips for Quitting While Trying to ConceiveSmoking is an all too common bad habit for both men and women alike, regardless of age, race or lifestyle. However, the act of [...]