First Trimester

5 Exercises You Can Do While Pregnant

Now that you’re pregnant, your baby’s well-being is your No. 1 priority. But what about your workout goals?

Staying Hydrated During Pregnancy

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

Common Pregnancy Symptoms No One Warned You About

Cravings, morning sickness and weight gain are not the only symptoms that accompany pregnancy. Learn about other common pregnancy discomforts not often talked about and ways to prevent or manage them.

Bless You!

It’s springtime, and you’ve got seasonal allergies. Normally you’d take prescription antihistamines to relieve symptoms, but this year you’re expecting a baby. Is it still safe to take your allergy meds?

Fact or Fiction: Pregnancy Edition

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

The Do’s and Don’ts of Exercising While Pregnant

When done right, exercise can be an excellent tool that keeps mom—and the pregnancy—going strong.

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.

Let’s Talk: Heart Disease and Pregnancy

Know your risk factors when it comes to heart disease during pregnancy.

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.

Managing Severe Morning Sickness

In most cases, morning sickness symptoms clear up on their own. But in some rare, severe cases, you may want to talk with your doctor about medical treatment.

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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