First Trimester

Bug Spray and Moms-to-be

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

8 Steps to Dissolve Stress During Pregnancy

Managing emotional, mental and physical overload is never more important than when you’re expecting a baby.

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.

Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy: Are They Safe?

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

Fishy, but True

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advise pregnant women to consume 8 to 12 ounces of fish per week.

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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