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Abortion Pill Rescue

April 19, 2024

Abortion Regret

Have you ever made a decision and then regretted it almost immediately?

The good news about the abortion pill is that it CAN be reversed if you change your mind and want to continue your pregnancy.

A non-surgical abortion is a...Read more

Unplanned pregnancy- For Guys

March 7, 2024

You just heard the words, “I’m pregnant”.

A million thoughts are going through your head and you’re in a tornado of emotions.

You are overwhelmed, scared, unsure of what to do next….

You’re not alone. The baby’s mom might be feeling...Read more

Love is in the Air

February 15, 2024

When did you fall in love with your baby?

Was is at the ultrasound?

The first kick you felt?

The day you delivered?

When your baby first smiled at you?

We were...Read more

Eat well and Exercise- New Year's Resolution?

January 30, 2024

Pregnancy is a great time to eat well and exercise

so don’t let pregnancy stop you from getting or staying healthy!

Pregnancy is not a disease, it’s a normal part of life.

Exercise...Read more

How to avoid Holiday STRESS

December 1, 2023

Most of our holiday stress comes from Our Expectations versus The Reality

Throw in those pregnancy hormones, and look out!

Our Expectations:

We receive lots of presents We get to eats lots of really...Read more

Thankful for this pregnancy

November 9, 2023

When you're so thankful to be pregnant!

November is the month of Thanksgiving and pregnancy can give us a lot to be thankful for!

Things to be thankful for:

* Finding out gender

* Feeling...Read more


October 26, 2023


Talk about addicting! They say that quitting smoking is one of the hardest things to do.

Trying to stop vaping is hard too.

Vaping is as just bad for you and your baby.

A good tip to...Read more

What's a Pregnancy App?

September 15, 2023

What’s a Pregnancy App?

If you have a smart phone and a data plan, consider downloading a Free Pregnancy App.

If you have a mamma, she’ll have some great advice. But… Mamma doesn’t know everything, and times have changed since...Read more

The NEVER List

August 15, 2023

You want a healthy baby

Here are some things that you SHOULD NOT do when you're pregnant: 😊


Eat sushi. Don’t eat raw or undercooked meat, fish or eggs. Get in a hot tub. The temperature...Read more

Nausea and Vomiting

July 14, 2023

Morning Sickness

Here are some tips to battle morning sickness:

1. Before you even get out of bed for the day, eat a cracker and sip on some water, ginger-ale or lemon-lime soda. Let that settle into your stomach before you...Read more

Making a Parenting Plan

June 23, 2023

Life is full of changes, surprises and unplanned pregnancy.

Looking at a positive pregnancy test is emotional!

How are you feeling right now?

* Maybe you're ready to be a parent and that's great!

* Maybe you...Read more

The Grief of Miscarriage

May 3, 2023

I can’t think of anything more devastating than the loss of a child.

If you have experienced a miscarriage, I pray for your healing and comfort. You are not alone.

Grief can be debilitating. Grief is personal. We all experience grief and deal...Read more

Say NO to these foods during pregnancy

April 20, 2023

We all know that a healthy diet is important during pregnancy.

A SAFE diet is also important during pregnancy.

When you are pregnant, take these items off the menu.

They are not safe for you and your baby....Read more


March 14, 2023

You took a pregnancy test and it was POSITIVE, when should you have an ultrasound?

Your first Ultrasound may take place around 7-8 weeks.

Mary’s House offers no- cost limited ultrasound to confirm your pregnancy.

Why have an ultrasound? ...Read more

Finding a doctor

January 27, 2023

Have you called a doctor's office and were told

1. They don’t take your insurance, or

2. You need confirmation of pregnancy before an appointment?

At Mary’s House, we will get you a doctor.

Instead of...Read more

Stressed out and Pregnant?

November 29, 2022

Good things about stress:

A little stress is normal.

A little stress helps us focus on the issue.

Bad things about stress:

We worry way too much.

We compensate for stress...Read more

Pumpkin Patches!

October 7, 2022

It's that time of the year for a Photo Shoot at the Pumpkin Patch!

To me pumpkins are like babies, the little ones are so cute:)

If you're looking to buy a pumpkin or want a cute picture, there are lots of pumpkin patches in...Read more

Can You Still Get an Abortion in Louisiana?

September 28, 2022

Abortion is illegal in Louisiana so what can you do?

If abortion is illegal in your state, you might be scared and wondering, " What do I do now?!"

Before an abortion there are 2 steps you need to take.

Make an ultrasound...Read more

All the Single Moms!

August 18, 2022

While all the kids are having fun and going back to class, don’t miss out on YOUR fun!

If you are a single mom or a single mom-to-be , looking for supportive friends and an amazing group,

...Read more

Hot Summer Days and Pregnancy

July 28, 2022

How to make it through HOT summer days

Summer pregnancies can be challenging with the heat and humidity.

Here are great 5 ways to Beat the Heat

1. Drink water throughout the day.

2. Fill...Read more

Baby's Father is Welcome!

June 8, 2022

Pregnancy is a big deal for the mom. She experiences the nasty nausea but also the beautiful baby bump. Sometimes fathers feel like they’re missing out.

It’s great when the fathers come to the prenatal appointments!

5 Great Reasons for the father to come...Read more

Gabriel's Closet Baby Boutique

May 19, 2022

Have you been to Gabriel’s Closet yet?

It’s a baby boutique with clothes, baby items and even diapers!

Need a car seat, baby bed or stroller?

Nestled in a newly remodeled office, Gabriel’s Closet is located at 902 Olive...Read more

International Women's Day

March 8, 2022

As I scrolled through social media today, I saw these recurring statements.

“Happy International Women's Day to the strongest woman I know, my mother.”

“Happy International Women's Day to the bravest woman I know, my daughter.”

It was all about Mothers....Read more

Mardi Gras Parades 2022

February 8, 2022

Saturday, February 5

African American History Parade- Begins at Elvis Presley Ave, Shreveport at 11:00 am

Krewe of Artemis Parade- Begins at 1:00 pm Main Street, Springhill

Sunday, February 13

...Read more

It's a Brand New Year!

January 18, 2022

New Year’s Resolutions for our children

If you’re a little like me, when January 1 rolls around, I start making resolutions for myself.

This year, let’s make resolutions for our kids instead!

Eat better- Let’s make sure they eat more fruits...Read more

Christmas on a Budget

December 13, 2021

Christmas shopping can be stressful when you're on a budget.

Here are 4 tips for a cost-friendly Christmas:


Less expensive than electronics! Your child will love reading with you Gently used books look new. Check your local thrift...Read more

Holidays and Pregnancy

November 19, 2021

Holiday Do’s and Don’ts for Pregnant Moms

Thanksgiving and Christmas can be a time of great excitement!

Holidays can also be stressful!

Here’s a list of 5 Dos and Don’t for the holiday season:

DO: ...Read more

Forgive and Forget

October 6, 2021

Pregnancy is such an emotional time and pregnant women are extra sensitive when people do these things:

* Say hurtful things

* Make you feel like you’re not good enough, smart enough or worthy of love

* Criticize you

...Read more

After Delivery, Call your Doctor with these Symptoms

August 3, 2021

In the busy days and weeks after you have your baby, your focus is usually all on the baby.

BUT also pay attention to YOU and YOUR symptoms:

Severe Headache Changes in your vision, dizziness and fainting Swelling of your hands and face...Read more

Abortion Regret

July 8, 2021

Have you ever made a decision and then regretted it almost immediately?

If you regret taking the abortion pill like Rebekah Hagan did, the good news is that it CAN be reversed if you change your mind and want to continue your pregnancy....Read more

Are you considering Abortion?

May 21, 2021

Are you considering abortion?

There are two types of abortion. One requires surgery and the other uses medication.

A medication abortion can only be done if you are less than 8-9 weeks into your pregnancy.

A surgical abortion is...Read more

Birth Plan

April 2, 2021

The first time I had a baby, this was my Birth Plan:

Go to the hospital. Have the baby. Go home with the baby.

The next time, I had a plan. It was pretty much the same, just a couple changes.

(...Read more

Why is my baby crying?

March 11, 2021

A newborn baby does three things: EAT, SLEEP, and CRY

Most babies eat every 2-3 hours, sleep in between and then cry when they need to tell you something.

If your baby is crying, go through this checklist:

Are they...Read more

Post Partum Depression

February 4, 2021

First of all, Congratulations on having a baby!

Second, let’s talk about how you’re feeling... Today we’re looking for signs of Post Partum Depression.

In the past week have you been feeling sad, crying, worried, scared, feel like...Read more

I'm a parent, now what?

January 7, 2021

Parenting and New Year’s Resolutions

My oldest child will graduate from high school this year. How in the world did that happen? Wasn’t I just at the hospital delivering him, taking him to kindergarten, watching his eyes light up with excitement on...Read more

Single Moms

December 9, 2020

Parenting is hard work. Single parenting is even harder.

You’re not alone!

When you’re feeling overwhelmed by:

Working 1-2 jobs Finding childcare Hoping you have enough money for Christmas presents and school supplies Deciding what to cook for...Read more

Rainbow Baby

November 10, 2020

Rainbow Baby

A rainbow is the promise that everything will be ok after the storm.

Miscarriage is that terrible storm.

Pregnancy after miscarriage is the rainbow.

If you’ve had a miscarriage, the next pregnancy...Read more

Is your baby Safe when they sleep?

October 16, 2020

You love your baby so much and want to keep them safe!

These 7 requests from your baby will help:

P.S Don't let your baby sleep in bed with you!...Read more

Car Seat Safety

September 23, 2020

It doesn't matter if you are driving 500 feet or 500 miles, if your child is in the car, they need to be in a car seat.

Car Seats are complicated, so you're not alone if you have any of...Read more

# 1 Concern for Pregnant Women

September 4, 2020

This is one of the biggest concerns for pregnant women:

“ I just want a healthy baby.”

This is the #1 concern with the moms I see at Mary’s House. Don’t worry! If you can do these 5...Read more

Begin your journey at Mary's House

August 7, 2020

1. At Mary's House you receive information on all your pregnancy options. You will talk to someone who cares about you and talk to a nurse who will answer any questions you have. Mary’s House is staffed with people who are kind and non-judgmental.

2. ...Read more

Have you ever wondered if you're good enough?

July 17, 2020

Mary’s House has the answer to that question, and the answer is YES.

Here are 5 reasons why you will be, or already are, a great mom:

You are reading this. You obviously want to be successful. You are...Read more

Free vaccines- Keeping our children healthy

July 2, 2020

We love our children and want to keep them safe and healthy! This next FREE program helps you do just that! This week’s shout out goes to.... *** SHOTS for TOTS ***

Click HERE for Upcoming dates and locations

Shots For...Read more

How to Tell if You're in an Abusive Relationship

June 18, 2020

Did he start off really nice, complimenting you all the time, lavishing you with gifts, telling you he loves you…

And then things changed?

Did he become possessive, put you down, start controlling your time with friends and family,...Read more

Call or Email us about these amazing FREE programs!

June 4, 2020

There are some amazing free programs for pregnant and new moms right here in our own neighborhood! Stay tuned to this blog for the next 5 weeks as we highlight 5 free programs that offer QUALITY care and services. Our first shout out goes to an amazing program that...Read more

Why are Mary's House services free?

May 21, 2020

At Mary’s House, we understand that facing an unplanned pregnancy can feel overwhelming and you need a safe and confidential place to confirm your pregnancy without worrying how much it will cost. Mary’s House supports women and knows that every woman should have access to quality care, regardless of...Read more

Things YOU need after you have a baby

May 7, 2020

Congratulations on having your baby! Motherhood is amazing and you will be a great mom.

To get you started with the first week at home,

Make sure you have these things :

Maxi pads (the...Read more

My pregnancy test was positive and I was smoking and drinking recently

April 23, 2020

The first thing is, don’t panic. You can’t change the past, but we’re moving forward and today is a new day, clean slate.

If you stop drinking and doing drugs today, you can decrease the risk of health problems for you and your...Read more

Baby Play Time

April 9, 2020

The first couple months of your baby’s life is all about eating, sleeping, and being cuddled. Then, as they become more aware of their surroundings, it’s time to play!

Here are 3 favorites to play with your baby

...Read more

Coronavirus and Pregnancy

March 26, 2020

Coronavirus and pregnancy

Click HERE to read what the experts are saying about the coronavirus and pregnancy and breastfeeding.

WE can keep eachother healthy and here's how:

Social distancing

This means that other than...Read more

New baby; Sibling Rivalry or Best Friends?

March 18, 2020

When is the right time to start preparing your children that a new brother or sister will be joining the family?

We’ve probably all seen those videos when parents announce that they’re having a new baby to their children. The reactions range from tears and...Read more

When a Pregnancy Test is Negative

February 27, 2020

You set the timer on your phone and wait.

You just took a pregnancy test and you’re not sure how you're feeling about this situation.

The test comes back, and it’s NEGATIVE.

Are you feeling,

a)...Read more

Sending you Love on Valentine's Day

February 13, 2020


When you walked into Mary’s House

What did you feel? Scared or excited,

Or did it all seem unreal?

You were loved right away...Read more

Early Signs of Pregnancy

January 31, 2020

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Your period is late: 1 – 2 weeks late. Nausea Tired and have no energy Craving certain foods or have aversions to certain foods Increase in your appetite Extra sensitive to smells Breasts are tender and painful Hot...Read more

New Year, New Parenting Goals

January 17, 2020

5 Parenting goals for 2020

1. Spend quality time with my children.

Most of us have jobs or other circumstances that take us away from our children at times. The point is, that when...Read more

Food Cravings

December 13, 2019

One of the first signs of pregnancy is a noticeable change in your appetite, food cravings and food aversions.

Changes in your appetite

You might have noticed that you are hungrier than usual and want to eat all the...Read more

Giving Thanks and Making Wishes

November 27, 2019

A wish for your best life:

As Thanksgiving nears, we think about all the things we are thankful for. Next comes Christmas and we start making our wish list.

As you imagine the best life for you and your...Read more

Staying Healthy during Cold and Flu Season

November 15, 2019

Cold weather brings the Sniffles and Shivers!

What’s a pregnant woman to do? There’s something about pregnancy that just makes your nose run. Have you noticed that?! Allergies, sinus troubles, bronchitis, and coughing seem to be more common during pregnancy.

Winter tips...Read more

Pregnancy and Depression

November 14, 2019

I have the Pregnancy Glow, so why do I feel so sad?

On the outside

Your hair may look great, long, lush, healthy and shiny Your skin has never looked better, pimples have disappeared Your fingernails are finally growing and...Read more

Sharing God's Love and Light

November 14, 2019

Sharing God's Love and Light

"I'm truly blessed," she said.

Sometimes we're rewarded at Mary's House by hearing from one of our patients. This week a young mom wrote us...

"Thank you...Read more

Going Back to Work

November 13, 2019

Leaving your new baby with someone else while you go back to work or school can be heartbreaking.

I know, I’ve been there. It would have been wonderful to stay home a little longer, but duty called and I had to go back to...Read more

The Pregnancy Brain Fog

October 22, 2019

“Hey, do you know where I left my keys?”... And other questions pregnant women ask.

Are you suddenly forgetful, can’t remember where you left your keys and have tried to brush your teeth with a curling iron?

Welcome to the NORMAL world of...Read more

Do you know how much babies poop?!

October 15, 2019

A lot!

Before you bring that sweet pooping machine home from the hospital,

stock up on these 5 things.

#1. Diapers, and lots of them!

You will use 8-10 diapers...Read more

Fall, Fair, Pumpkins and Pregnancy

October 2, 2019

As the cooler weather approaches and pregnancy becomes a little more bearable, take the opportunity to enjoy the season of Fall and 4 great things it has to offer!

# 1- First of all,

Fall is a great time to get...Read more

Due Date

September 26, 2019

Finding out your due date can be pretty exciting!

Especially if it falls on your grandma's birthday, a favorite holiday, or you might be lucky enough to have the first baby born on New Year's Day!!

Your baby’s...Read more

7 fun things do when you're pregnant

September 18, 2019

If "fun" is not the word you associate with pregnancy,

and you're thinking more about taking a nap...

Think about this:

Pregnancy is special time in your life and here are 7 ways to make it fun! ...Read more

I didn't think I could get pregnant...

September 11, 2019

I mean, I know HOW it happened, but I didn’t think it WOULD happen.

I just didn’t think it would happen to ME.

5 common reasons why women say they can’t become pregnant:

I’m on the birth control pill- The...Read more

Taking care of your new baby!

September 4, 2019

Congratulations of the birth of your beautiful baby! Now you get to take this sweet bundle of love home and start being a mom. Don't be overwhelmed, you've got this and here's a few tips to get you started:

Feeding - Babies eat a lot....Read more

The Best YOU!

August 28, 2019

Have you taken a wrong turn and gone down a path that’s led to bad habits, a dangerous relationship or quitting your education?

How’s THAT working out for you?

If you really want to find your way back but don’t know where...Read more

Embrace Grace and a Baby Shower

August 14, 2019

While all the kids are having fun and going back to class, don’t think you have to miss out!

If you are single and pregnant, looking for supportive friends and a class that truly is fun and fulfilling, you should consider joining an Embrace Grace...Read more

Do You Want More Confidence?

August 7, 2019

Did you think you were “all that and a bag of chips” but lost some confidence when you found out you were pregnant?

Our confidence can be shaken by feelings of fear, insecurity, worry, and body image just to name a few.

If...Read more

Fun Kids Activities in Shreveport

July 29, 2019

Do you find it hard to entertain your children sometimes?

Do they spend a lot of time in front of the tv and I-pad?

It’s time to step out of the house, away from those electronic devices and...Read more

Unexpected Pregnancy

July 24, 2019

Overwhelmed by an unexpected pregnancy?

Finding out that you're pregnant has a way of turning your world upside down.

Sometimes in a good way, but in other times and situations,

seeing your positive pregnancy test can cause...Read more

Talking to your baby?

July 15, 2019

It’s never too early to start talking to your baby. Studies show that a newborn baby can recognize a mother’s voice after delivery!

Since your baby doesn’t UNDERSTAND what you’re saying, you really can say anything to your...Read more

Birth Certificates and other Documents

June 28, 2019

The Paperwork of Parenting

When you become a parent, you’re going to need some diapers, a pacifier and as many naps as you can find. You will also need PAPERWORK!

LOTS of paperwork.

If you plan on sending...Read more

Take the Parenting Quiz!

June 21, 2019

What is your parenting personality?

Are you calm and cool or does drama run through your veins? Take the quiz and find out!

1. You start having labor pains and you:

a) Grab the bag that has been...Read more

Pregnancy Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

June 14, 2019

Was that just gas pains or am I in labor?

My feet are suddenly swelling and my head feels like it is about to explode…

Pregnancy is full of questions and concerns and there may be days when you feel like you...Read more

Sleeping Baby

May 29, 2019

Imagine a crib with a fitted crib sheet and nothing in it but a baby.

No blankets, no toys, no stuffed animals.

Seems kind of plain and boring and not very fashionable.

A crib with no style?

...Read more


May 20, 2019

Last Sunday I was scrolling through Facebook, reading all the posts about love and thanks and blessings that had to do with Mother’s Day.

Then I came across a post that said:

“Happy Mother’s Day to the woman who made...Read more

Baby Bump

May 9, 2019

When I was pregnant with my first son, I was nervous and excited. I was thinking about all the changes that were about to occur in my life… and to my body.


I could not wait for the...Read more


April 25, 2019

I can’t think of anything more devastating than the loss of a child.

In the world of pregnancy care, miscarriage is that grief-causing, devastating loss of a child.

If you have experienced a miscarriage, I pray for your healing and...Read more

Smoking and Pregnancy

April 12, 2019

Quitting is hard. I get it.

If someone told me that I had to stop eating chocolate during my pregnancy, I’m sure I’d panic.

Chocolate is my “go to”:

It helps me when I’m stressed. It makes me happy. Truth be...Read more

Ultrasound Part 2

April 4, 2019

Depending on how far along you are, this is what your baby might look like on ultrasound:

21 days gestation -( Your last cycle was about 5 weeks ago) A cute little white shape about 1/8 of an inch long....Read more


March 13, 2019

You took a pregnancy test and it was POSITIVE, when should you have an ultrasound?

Your first Ultrasound is normally done around 6-8 weeks.

Mary’s House offers no- cost limited ultrasound to confirm your pregnancy.

Why...Read more

Is a Pregnancy Test ever Wrong?

March 7, 2019

Your cycle is a day late. You’re not concerned and keep going about your business. Two days later, you still haven’t started. You go back to the calendar on your phone, checking to see if your dates are right. You think, “I am always on schedule, what's going on...Read more

Unexpected Joys of Motherhood

February 25, 2019

Motherhood is filled with many moments where you want to pull your hair out

and then are those redeeming moments of unexpected joy.

I experienced one of those moments of unexpected joy recently.

Normally I’m pretty...Read more

Surround yourself with Positive People

February 18, 2019

Surround yourself with positivity

Have you ever noticed that there are some people that just by the sheer act of being around them makes you happy?

Pregnancy should be a beautiful time in your life. A time to celebrate the gift of...Read more

Keeping a Pregnancy Journal

February 4, 2019

Have you ever kept a diary

And went back a year later to read it?

Talk about entertainment!

Having a pregnancy diary might be entertaining.

Having a pregnancy diary might also help...Read more

Prenatal Vitamins

January 21, 2019

When should you start taking prenatal vitamins?

1. If you are trying to become pregnant.

2. If you think you are pregnant.

3. As soon as you find out you are pregnant!

4. You will take...Read more

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

January 8, 2019

We all know that a healthy diet is important during pregnancy.

A SAFE diet is also important during pregnancy.

You might really love uncooked sushi, blue cheese and raw chocolate chip cookie dough

But when you are...Read more

Christmas time

December 24, 2018

Christmas is a time of joy, excitement and children make this time of the year so special!

When they’re babies ,

looking at your baby feels like the best Christmas present ever, filling you with joy and excitement of all...Read more

Childbirth and Newborn Care

December 10, 2018

Pregnancy Class 101

You should go to a pregnancy class if you answer YES to any of these:

1. It’s your first, second or third, or fourth… baby

3. You’re excited, nervous, afraid or worried about...Read more

Baby Names

November 26, 2018

Looking for a baby name?

You get to name another human being! How exciting is that!!

Exciting yes, but maybe not as easy as you thought it would be.

Here are some of our ideas for...Read more

How to have a 6 lb baby

November 13, 2018

Everyone is talking about low birth weight babies

and with good reason…

It’s not a good thing.

First of all, Low Birth Weight means that when a baby is born, he or...Read more

Medication and Pregnancy

October 29, 2018

Do you take any "over-the-counter" medications?

Any prescription medications?


Herbal medicines?

If you answered YES, call your doctor when you find out you are pregnant and tell them EVERYTHING that you take....Read more

Morning Sickness

October 1, 2018

That sudden, overwhelming urge to vomit is often the first “ A ha” moment when you realize you might be pregnant.

I guess you could say that it serves a good purpose at that moment…

It makes you get a pregnancy...Read more

Boy or Girl?

September 17, 2018

Or is it?

When you find out you’re pregnant, it seems like most people you meet will have an old wives’ tale to tell you if you’re having a boy or a girl.

Are you carrying low?

...Read more

Signs you might need breastfeeding help

September 3, 2018

One day I was talking to April, our Lactation Consultant about how I felt like a bad mom when I had trouble with breastfeeding. She assured me that I was not alone and had these tips for nursing moms.

...Read more

Need a Nap?

August 20, 2018

What is it about pregnancy that makes a nap sound so good?

Maybe it’s being tired from all the running back and forth to the bathroom, maybe it’s the being awakened in the middle of the night by the kicks from what feels like an...Read more

Pregnant and Panting?

August 6, 2018

Did anyone tell you that exercise was an essential part of pregnancy?

If you’re panting just from sitting outside, you’re probably a pregnant woman in Louisiana!

It’s difficult to get in a good workout without panting during these hot Louisiana days,...Read more

The Beauty of a Baby Shower!

July 20, 2018

Who doesn’t like a good party?

Food, cake, and gifts are all great things, but add a pregnant woman and you have the best party ever! Yup, you guessed it! A baby shower!

I was more excited...Read more

Quench your Thirst

July 9, 2018

If you already drink 8 glasses of water a day, good job!

If not, you better head to that faucet!

Some women find it hard to drink enough water but here’s why it’s so important...Read more

Sweet Dreams

June 25, 2018

Oh, the dreams that pregnancy brings!

Now that you’re pregnant, have you noticed that your dreams have changed? All of a sudden you went from dreaming in black and white to full- blown, high definition, vivid color, big screen, action...Read more

Have you heard about Folic Acid?

May 21, 2018

Before you found out you were pregnant, you probably never thought about Folic Acid.

Now it’s one of the most important things you need to think about!

* It’s the thing every pregnant woman needs.

* It’s the...Read more

Drop-In Delivery

May 9, 2018

Drop- In Delivery: Why Emergency Room Delivery as your first doctor visit is a bad idea

One of the most important stages of any relationship is the “getting to know you” stage.

So true for the doctor/pregnant patient relationship!

Before delivery,...Read more

Eating for Two - Hitting the Food Jackpot?

April 26, 2018

I’m pregnant! Look out favorite fried chicken place, here I come!

Before you throw back all those extra calories here are a few things you should know about “eating for two”.

You really only need an extra 300 calories a day. That’s...Read more

Pack Your Bag, You're Having a Baby!

April 19, 2018

Now that it’s time to have your baby, what should you bring to the hospital?

Not as much as you might think…

Most of the necessities that you and your baby need will be provided by the...Read more

Taking a ride on the Pregnancy Emotional Roller Coaster?

April 6, 2018

Pregnancy can be one the most overwhelming, exciting, worrisome and wonderful times of your life. So, it is only natural that you will become emotional. Top that off with a serious boost of hormones, and you can expect to see some changes in your personality.

When I...Read more

I’m Pregnant, Now What?

March 26, 2018

You might think that all women just know what to do when they get pregnant. That’s not true!

Even though I was a nurse and excited about my pregnancy, I had a lot of questions. I felt discouraged and frustrated and I didn’t know where to turn for...Read more

Breast Milk Is Best!

March 6, 2018

Breastfeeding comes easy for some moms and not so easy for others. You fit in to one of these categories, so you’re completely normal!

Here are 5 fantastic facts about breastfeeding:

A breastfed baby has a decreased risk of ear infections, colds, stomach bugs and risk...Read more
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