Being pregnant is one of the very few times it is actually healthy to gain weight. However, forget that business about eating for two. You eat and gain weight to provide nutrients for your baby so they grow at a healthy rate. Pregnant weight gain: what to expect and strive towards.
Author: Atlanta Women's Obstetrics & Gynecology, PC
What To Expect If You Have A C-Section Delivery
A cesarean birth is a surgical procedure used when a vaginal delivery is too risky. According to the CDC, C-sections account for approximately 30% of deliveries in the United States. It can be planned ahead of time or decided during a normal vaginal delivery if complications occur during labor. Either way, here is what to expect if you have a C-section delivery.
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PCOS And Menopause: What You Should Know
If you are nearing menopause, there are many subtle and not so subtle changes that await you. If you also have PCOS, a hormonal disorder, you may wonder if it will end once you reach menopause or even perimenopause. PCOS and menopause: what you should know.
What Breastfeeding Moms Should Know About Mastitis
Moms of newborns have a ton on their plate. The last thing she needs is an infection, especially in her breasts. That’s why we are focusing on what breastfeeding moms should know about mastitis.
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Exercising Safely During Pregnancy
Even if you have never exercised regularly before getting pregnant, it is safe to do so now as long as you follow the guidelines set by Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recommends 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days. Exercising safely during pregnancy keeps you healthy and actually provides many other benefits.
How To Be As Healthy As Possible Before The First OB Appointment
After dreaming about it, planning for it, and deciding on a time frame, you are finally going to begin a family. There is one more goal that is essential. Getting your body ready for pregnancy should be at the top of your list. As soon as you make the decision to conceive, start focusing on how to be as healthy as possible before the first OB appointment.
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Could A Stomach Bulge Be Fibroids?
When are you due? It’s a question asked by many friends and relatives when you are pregnant. However, if you are asked that question, and you are not pregnant, it is embarrassing and disheartening. If you are walking around with a larger than normal stomach, could it be due to fibroids?
What To Expect When Changing Birth Control Methods
Every prescription medication we take has side effects, and some of those side effects can be unpleasant. The same goes for birth control. If you find your current birth control pills are causing troublesome side effects, you can talk to Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology about changing methods. Here’s what to expect when changing birth control methods.
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6 Common Breastfeeding Problems And Solutions
Health professionals all agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest choice for babies and moms. It seems to come so naturally to many new mothers, so why do others find it so difficult? Don’t beat yourself up if you are experiencing trouble. There is help.
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Is My Pelvic Pain Due To A Gynecologic Condition?
Is my pelvic pain due to a gynecologic condition? If you are asking this question, it is time to find answers. When you have the pain and other gynecologic symptoms, it’s always best to talk with a gynecologist like Atlanta Women’s Obstetrics & Gynecology to get answers and discover the cause.
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