Second Trimester

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.

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?

Are You Feeling the Baby Bump ’Burn?

Pregnancy is full of surprises — including heartburn. Learn why carrying a baby makes you more vulnerable to gastroesophageal reflux and how you can prevent the stomach acid smolder.

Oral Health and Pregnancy — What Should You Expect?

The hormonal changes associated with pregnancy can impact your oral health. Learn more about pregnancy-related dental concerns to help you keep your teeth in tip-top shape.

Baby Bumps on the Road

The joy of the holidays isn’t the only reason you’re glowing as the festive season approaches. Traveling to show off your baby belly to friends and family is perfectly acceptable, as long as you stay safe and comfortable.

A Frugal Guide to Maternity Fashion

Look and feel beautiful during your pregnancy by choosing clothes that enhance your confidence and don’t cost a fortune.

Safe Traveling During Pregnancy

Take time to get out of town before baby arrives. Traveling during pregnancy is safe if you take the proper precautions.

Pregnancy Pains

Expectant mothers may experience all sorts of aches and twinges. Use these tips to help you stay comfortable.

How to Pamper Yourself During Pregnancy

Treat yourself to spa services when you are expecting a new arrival.

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?

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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