First Trimester

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.

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.

Eating Smart for Prenatal Health

Now that you’ve got a pea in the pod, it’s time to talk nutrition.

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.

Weighing In During Pregnancy

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy: Are They Safe?

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