Tag Archives: Pregnant

Trying to get pregnant? Follow these tips to help you increase your chances of conceiving

Advertorial When people start trying for a baby they don’t normally think about it too much. They just start, thinking it will be quite easy to conceive, some even expect it to happen very quickly. While indeed, conception might happen quite quickly, for many people it doesn’t, and for some people getting pregnant is not… Read More »

Opioid Use in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Resources and CDC Expert Commentary

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014. Studies of opioid exposure in pregnancy suggest increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes including stillbirth, higher rates of… Read More »

Work-out gear designed for pregnant women can reduce 'bump bounce'

Special work-out gear designed for pregnant women can reduce ‘bump bounce’ by HALF (and it works even when you run!) Average bump movement while wearing generic fitness clothes was 6.2cm In contrast, the average movement was 3.8cm while wearing specialist gear The study is the first to test pregnancy sportswear against standard clothing By Stephen… Read More »