Second Trimester

Putting a Spotlight on Placenta Accreta

After baby enters the world, the placenta—the organ that nourished your baby during pregnancy via the umbilical cord—should follow, but what if it’s anchored in place?

6 Ways Yoga During Pregnancy Helps Moms-to-be Strike a Healthy Pose

Yoga during pregnancy can benefit body, mind and spirit.

Bump Bonding

Between conception and birth, you will spend nine months living in close quarters with your unborn child. Make the most of that time with simple bonding exercises to bring your family closer together before you meet face to face.

Oh Boy! (or Girl) It’s Gender Reveal Time!

To see, or not to see — that is the question.

Fast Facts: Preeclampsia

Test your knowledge about this pregnancy complication.

The Dish on Dizziness During Pregnancy

Are you an expectant mom experiencing dizzy spells? Learn about dizziness during pregnancy and ways to prevent it from occurring.

What Expecting Multiples Means for Mom

In the last two decades, the occurrence of multiple births has increased exponentially. If you’re expecting more than one baby, learn how to prepare for your special delivery.

The Sounds of the World

As your pregnancy progresses, your little one seems to be kicking more frequently in response to loud sounds and the voices of you and your partner. Can baby actually hear and recognize sounds in utero?

Pregnancy — Isn’t It Swell?

Painful, pounding pressure. A balloon that won’t pop. However you describe swelling during pregnancy, the important thing is knowing how to relieve it.

On-the-road Tips for Moms-to-be

You avoid potentially dangerous exercises and have memorized the list of foods and medications that are off limits. But are you up to date on bump-friendly car safety?

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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