First Trimester

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?

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.

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.

Moms, Start Your Engines

Fight the fatigue that can accompany your pregnancy.

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?

Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy: Are They Safe?

Let’s not sugarcoat it, artificial sweeteners may not be your best option during pregnancy.

Weighing In During Pregnancy

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

One Hot Mama!

During your pregnancy, you can expect a lot of changes with your body, but losing your beautiful look doesn’t have to be one of them. From silky hair to the perfect pedicure, now’s the time to “baby” yourself, too.

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.

Let’s Talk: Heart Disease and Pregnancy

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

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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