Category: Pregnancy

Treating Gestational Hypertension

Treating Gestational Hypertension

To learn about the signs of gestational hypertension, read the previous part: Signs and Symptoms of Gestational Hypertension during Pregnancy. Article updated on january 2021.
I am pregnant and have a toothache. What should I do?

I am pregnant and have a toothache. What should I do?

Marie, I am 16 weeks pregnant and I have to get a tooth repaired. Should I wait until after childbirth? Will it harm my baby?
Genetic abnormalities visible during prenatal ultrasound scans

Genetic abnormalities visible during prenatal ultrasound scans

Prenatal ultrasounds are often a moment eagerly awaited by parents-to-be who discover the first images of their baby. Even though most pregnancies result in the
A full-on maternity adventure!

A full-on maternity adventure!

Hello Marie and team, I discovered your website while looking for information about birthing plans, and I really wanted to thank you for all your
Skin Colour Changes During Pregnancy

Skin Colour Changes During Pregnancy

Did you read the first part of this article called Skin Problems during Pregnancy? These changes also include skin pigmentation, the pregnancy mask and the
Sources of Folic Acid (Folates)

Sources of Folic Acid (Folates)

To read the first part of this article, go to Vitamins and Folic Acid. Pour lire la première partie de ce billet, accédez au billet Vitamines
The Zika Virus Infection

The Zika Virus Infection

The Zika virus infection can be serious during pregnancy. While 80% of the population infected will never have specific symptoms.
I am having contractions several times a day.

I am having contractions several times a day.

Marie, I am 30 weeks pregnant and having contractions several times a day, especially when I stand up. Is this normal? Thanks for your help,
What should I write in my birth plan?

What should I write in my birth plan?

I read that I could write down what I want in the way of support during labour and delivery in the maternity ward. Who should
CMV Treatment and Prevention

CMV Treatment and Prevention

Approved vaccines to prevent the cytomegalovirus infection aren’t available, but vaccines are currently being tested.
What is haptonomy and the affective preparation for birth?

What is haptonomy and the affective preparation for birth?

Je te parlerai plus spécifiquement de « la préparation affective à la naissance » qui trouve son origine dans l’haptonomie.
Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Blood

Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Blood

Over the past several years, the subject of stem cells from umbilical cord blood has been very popular. Significant steps have been taken, and new