First Trimester

The Best Exercises for Moms-to-Be

When you’re tired and your back hurts, the last thing you may want to do is hit the gym. But a light workout can lift your spirits, boost your energy levels and help relieve common pregnancy aches and pains.

Weighing in on Pregnancy Weight Gain

When you’re eating for two (or more), weight gain is inevitable. But how much should you gain, and what (and where) is the weight of everything you’re carrying?

Bug Spray and Moms-to-be

When it comes to keeping bugs away during pregnancy, some repellents are better than others.

Understanding the Abs: What Diastasis Recti Means for Moms and Babies

Mothers and their newborn babies have much more in common than blue eyes or brown hair — and one of those commonalities may be a ridge on the belly caused by a condition called diastasis recti.

Asthma and Pregnancy: Can-Do Combination

Worried your asthma may interfere with a healthy pregnancy? There’s good news. With a little extra care and regular visits with your physician, most women can control their asthma and enjoy a safe pregnancy, uncomplicated delivery and healthy baby. Avoiding things that trigger asthma attacks is key.

Connecting the Dots: Pregnancy Acne

Are acne flare-ups ruining your pregnancy glow?

What You Need to Know About Miscarriage

Get the facts about miscarriage, and learn how to handle your grief if you experience a miscarriage of your own.

Fact or Fiction: Pregnancy Edition

Some old wives’ tales about pregnancy and childbirth are more tall tale than medical reality.  

Weighing In During Pregnancy

Healthy weight gain is important for you and your developing child.

Staying Hydrated During Pregnancy

Your hydration needs change during pregnancy. Learn how to keep up with your ideal water intake.

McKenzie-Willamette Birthing Center offers a variety of services for expecting parents and postpartum support. Call (541) 741-4649 for more information or visit McKWeb.com.

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