First Trimester

A Splash of Summer Fun: Alcohol-Free Cocktails for Moms and Moms-to-be

Meeting some other mamas at the pool for play dates with the kids? Be sure to hydrate with delicious alcohol-free cocktails.

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.

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.

Sleeping for Two

As pregnancy progresses, heartburn, backaches and a growing baby bump all contribute to restless nights. If a good night’s sleep is becoming increasingly elusive, here is what you need to know.

Best Breast Forward

Pregnancy triggers the final stage of breast development. What changes to your breasts can you expect?  

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?

Put the “No” in Eggnog

The price of enjoying biological harmony with your growing baby is a weakened immune system during pregnancy — and greater vulnerability to foodborne illnesses associated with certain favorite holiday foods.

Dreaming of Motherhood

During pregnancy, your dreams may be especially vivid or even a bit disturbing. Here’s how to make sense of nightly visions.

Finding Fish for Expectant Moms

Learn how to get the nutrients fish provide without the risks of mercury.

Flu Shots Offer Two-for-One Protection

When you learned you were pregnant, you vowed to keep your child safe. Getting a flu shot can help you do that before your child is born.

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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