Now That You're Pregnant
Signs of Pregnancy/The Pregnancy Test
The signs of pregnancy vary from woman to woman, but the most obvious sign usually is a missed period.
Calculating a Due Date
First, determine the first day of your last menstrual period. Next, count back 3 calendar months and add 1 year and 7 days to that date.
Prenatal Medical Care
It may seem like you are having a lot of appointments, but regular visits to your healthcare provider are an important part of a healthy pregnancy. You and your growing baby will be carefully monitored, with tests done to assess any potential risks and develop a treatment plan, if needed.
Pregnancy Over Age 30
Many women today are waiting until later in life to have children. In the United States, birth rates for women in their 30s are at the highest levels in four decades.
We're Pregnant—Tips for the Expectant Dad
More than ever, men are actively involved throughout the pregnancy experience. The term expectant father really fits, as men support, worry, and plan right along with their pregnant partners. Some of the more common experiences for expectant dads are included here.
Tips for Traveling Moms-to-Be
Today’s society is increasingly mobile, and the demands of career and family often require travel during a woman’s pregnancy. Here are some tips and guidance for safe travels while you’re pregnant.
Pregnancy and Oral Health
Regular dental checkups and cleanings, along with brushing and flossing often, are important for a healthy mouth and a health pregnancy.