The Vegetarian Diet During Pregnancy and Lactation
Throughout pregnancy, recommended intakes of many vitamins and minerals are higher than those recommended prior to pregnancy. How can you meet these increased needs by following a vegan diet? Read how a vegan diet can be adapted to meet the higher nutritional needs associated with pregnancy.
Coughs and colds during your pregnancy
It's known that that your immune system is lowered slightly during pregnancy in order to stop your body rejecting your unborn baby. This may mean that you are more vulnerable to infections, such as coughs, colds and flu.
Medical Care During Pregnancy
Nearly one third of all American women who give birth each year will have some kind of pregnancy-related complication. The sooner you begin receiving medical care during pregnancy, the better your chances of ensuring your own health and that of your baby.