Your Pregnancy MD

If you are pregnant it is essential that you learn what to expect during pregnancy. We have the solutions and tips for your pregnancy questions!

Pregnancy is often considered a miraculous and life changing event. Undoubtedly as you continue your pregnancy you will have questions about your own growth and development and that…

Learn everything you need to know about childbirth. From giving birth naturally to cesarean section birth, false labor vs. true labor, and even natural labor inducers.

Learn everything you need to know about childbirth. From giving birth naturally to cesarean section birth, false labor vs. true labor, and even natural labor inducers.

In the first trimester you will start experiencing true pregnancy symptoms 10 to 14 days after ovulation, and a positive pregnancy test on the first day of a missed period.

Congratulations! In roughly nine months, you are going to be a new mother. Although you won’t look pregnant in the first trimester, you will definitely feel it. From morning sickness to fatigue to breast tenderness, the first 13 weeks of pregnancy is often the most challenging. The higher levels of hormones can wreck havoc on your body, your mood, and your life.

The second trimester is when your baby's rapid growth starts. You should be able to feel your baby move between the 17th and 21st week of pregnancy and determine the gender.

Welcome to your second trimester of pregnancy. You are most likely feeling much better now than the first trimester. Your baby is growing quickly, the organs are beginning to function, eyebrows are forming, the skin is covered with vernix, the genitals are develop and fine hair is covering the body. This is the trimester that you will feel your baby move and predict the baby’s gender.

At 28 weeks pregnant,learn about the more frequent prenatal visits, preventing Rh sensitization, and Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR).

Congratulations! At 28 weeks pregnant, you are into your third and final trimester of pregnancy. You may want to start counting your baby’s kicks. Although it’s not medically necessary for you to count fetal kicks (unless your midwife or doctor has advised you to), it’s a good way to feel more secure in knowing your baby is healthy.

At 29 weeks pregnant, look out for signs of preterm labor. Plus mom's physical changes, overview on breastfeeding and restless leg syndrome.

As you begin your third trimester, you might start thinking about whether or not you want to breastfeed your newborn baby. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, human milk is the best food for all newborn infants. Most new mothers can start breastfeeding within minutes of giving birth!