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Posted on08. Jul, 2014 by APA President.
You Have Some Common Pregnancy Concerns But…With No Prenatal Section At The Retail Store and Conflicting Information On The Internet, What’s a Mama-To-Be To Do? Congratulations! You are expecting and this is an exciting time in your life. But, wow, it’s also really overwhelming! Not only are you contending with baby preparation, your body is […]
Posted on08. Oct, 2013 by APA President.
Many women know it’s important to take a daily prenatal multivitamin during pregnancy. But did you know that it’s just as important to keep doing so after you give birth, during breastfeeding? Your body has an increased need for nutrients during lactation. Eating well-balanced nutritional meals along with continuing to take your prenatal multivitamin after […]
Posted on26. Aug, 2013 by APA President.
50-90% of pregnant women are affected by nausea and vomiting. It is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. For about 35% of women, nausea and vomiting are severe enough to impair their daily routines. For most women, nausea begins in the first trimester, peaking at approximately 9 weeks, and subsides at around 12 […]
Posted on12. Jan, 2012 by APA President.
Eating a well-balanced meal is the best way to get the nutrients you need for both you and your developing baby. Turns out that eating well-balanced meals and proper nutrition are also tied to fertility. Prenatal vitamins have long served as a complement to eating well and helping mother get the nutrients they need for […]
Posted on07. Sep, 2011 by APA President.
“Is there anything I’m missing or not getting enough of in my diet?” I’m often asked this question in my medical practice by patients who are pregnant. And understandably so…It’s natural for a pregnant woman to want the best prenatal nutrition to set the stage for a healthy baby. Most women already know about the […]
Posted on13. May, 2011 by APA President.
Would you like to win a free Clearblue Fertility Monitor along with some pregnancy tests and more? Entering is free and easy. The contest is being held in the APA forums and participation is free and available to all. We have all heard fertility tips that were funny, that were crazy, that were actually helpful. […]
Posted on06. May, 2011 by APA President.
Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday. For many of us this is a wonderful celebration as we seek to honor our mothers and what they have done for us. For others it is a special celebration because of the newly crowned status of “mom” with the arrival of their new bundle of joy. Our first […]
Posted on22. Apr, 2011 by APA President.
Thinking about starting a family? Have you ever stopped to ask the question are we ready? Should we? Do we know everything we need to know? Seeking parental advice is a common practice of mothers around the world. “Now what” are too often the words spoken by new fathers and new mothers as they arrive […]
Posted on06. Nov, 2009 by APA President.
One of the most common questions we experience here at the American Pregnancy Association is “Am I Pregnant?” In some cases this may be out of a desire to be pregnant whereas in other situations it may be out of nervousness that one could be pregnant. The question is still the same for most people […]