First Trimester

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.

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.

Catch Some Zzzs, Momma!

Sleep plays an important role in your physical and mental well-being, and that’s doubly true when you are pregnant.

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?

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.

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?  

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.

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?

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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