Expecting

Pregnancy and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When we consider the aches and pains of pregnancy, we usually think about an aching back or swollen ankles. However, many women experience pain in an unexpected place: their wrists. Prevalence The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes defines… read more

Midwives – What Do They Do? 

When I turned 18, I walked into a gynecologist’s office for the first time. The clinic lights shone bright and white. The room smelled sanitized and clean. Footsteps on the ground tapped outside in the hallway. The chair underneath me… read more

Understanding the Placenta

Pregnancy is a beautiful and exciting time in a woman’s life, but it can also be confusing and even scary for first-time expecting moms.  We’re guessing you’ve stocked up on all the “What to Expect ...” types of books you… read more

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