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Pregnancy as a Stress Test diabetes in pregnancy early pregnancy exercise in postpartum exercise in pregnancy hypertensive disorders of pregnancy postpartum pregnancy care preparing for pregnancy Aug 10, 2022

Pregnancy is a stress test. What does that mean!? Think of pregnancy as an early warning system. Some conditions that come up during pregnancy might mean you are at higher risk down the road of being affected by chronic disease. But this doesn’t mean there isn’t anything you can do...

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Four Common Skin Changes in Pregnancy early pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy care skincare Jul 27, 2022

This is a topic Drs. Sarah & Alicia frequently get asked about, and today they outline the four most common changes you may expect to see in your skin during pregnancy, why they happen, and what you can do about it!

1. Dark Spots

Melanin is the substance in our bodies that naturally gives...

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Fertility as we Age with Dr. Ginevra Mills conception early pregnancy fertility fertility preservation infertility Apr 20, 2022

Fertility is a fascinating topic that touches almost everyone’s lives in one way or another. It is an evolving field of study that can be clouded with misinformation, lack of education, and new findings that have altered some of our fundamental understanding of the science behind it. This...

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Part III: The Timeline of Routine Pregnancy Care early pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy care pregnancy provider pregnancy symptoms Mar 30, 2022

In the third and final part of our three part series on pregnancy care, today we are providing you with an overview of what routine pregnancy care looks like, after the first prenatal visit we discussed last week! After the initial visit where we do a deep dive into your and your family’s...

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Preparing for Maternity Leave! early pregnancy maternity maternity leave parenthood pregnancy pregnancy care pregnant preparing for pregnancy Mar 03, 2022

Pregnancy may feel like a long nine months at times. But sometimes the arrival of baby and consequent planning and preparation can catch you by surprise! One such surprise can be feeling unprepared to go on maternity leave. It can be a big pause in a person’s career at a pivotal time, and...

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Herpes in Pregnancy early pregnancy herpes herpesinpregnancy pregnant Feb 23, 2022

Let’s talk about herpes! Between 60%-80% of the population has been exposed to the herpes virus. Genital herpes caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2) is generally contained to the area around the genitals, vulva, vagina, penis, scrotum, and anal rectal area. Oral herpes is caused by...

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Top 10 Fun Things to do in Pregnancy! early pregnancy first trimester fun pregnant Feb 17, 2022

With today’s episode, we’re excited to introduce a new project that we’ve been working on! Presenting you a sneak peek of our upcoming Pregnancy to Parenthood Podcast Series, designed to support you week by week with informative episodes focused on the trimester and stage of...

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Strength Training in Pregnancy early pregnancy exercise in pregnancy pregnancy stength training in pregnancy Feb 02, 2022

As we’ve mentioned on previous podcasts, maintaining some movement and exercise during pregnancy can help decrease aches & pains, prepares you for the physical act of labour, and can aid in postpartum recovery. But what about more intense work-out regimens or strength training? Dr....

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Holiday Round-Up! childbirth childbirth education early pregnancy gifts newborn newborn care newborn safety newborn sleep pregnancy Dec 01, 2021

As we enter the last month of 2021, you might be thinking about putting up those holiday decorations, buying something special for those you love, and how the heck has another year gone by already!? 

While we’re equally lost on that last point, we are able to help you out when it comes...

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Understanding your Blood Type in Pregnancy blood type early pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy care Sep 29, 2021

How does your blood type affect your pregnancy?

You’ve probably heard about the four main blood type classifications in humans: 

A       B     AB     O

In addition to these four main groups, people’s blood types can be further...

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Top 5 Symptoms in Early Pregnancy! bleeding in pregnancy constipation early pregnancy fatigue nausea and vomiting pregnancy May 13, 2020

Top 5 symptoms in early pregnancy

 

Congratulations on your early pregnancy! And if you're thinking about getting pregnant, we're excited for you too!  We are glad you're a part of our community! Here are 5 of the more common symptoms that women worry about in their early pregnancy.

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Morning Sickness: The low down on Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy! early pregnancy pregnancy pregnancy symptoms May 06, 2020

 

 

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), which usually starts between 5 and 12 weeks of pregnancy, is quite common; up to 80% of pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting at some point in their pregnancies and between 3-6% of pregnant women experience severe nausea and vomiting,...

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