Your blood pressure is high if it is 140/90 mm Hg or higher. Some women with high blood pressure have headaches, vision changes, upper abdominal pain, or swelling…

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Small amounts of brown discharge with a more watery or jelly-like consistency are common, especially in early stages of pregnancy. It is also normal to have a little…

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A transrectal ultrasound of your mares uterus will give you the most information earliest in the pregnancy regarding if she is pregnant, how many days approximately is she…

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If you have a hankering for Caesar salad while you’re pregnant, be careful about how it’s prepared. In its most traditional preparation, Caesar salad dressing contains raw eggs,…

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Pain during labor is caused by contractions of the muscles of the uterus and by pressure on the cervix. This pain can be felt as strong cramping in…

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Manicures, pedicures and nail polish are considered safe during pregnancy — so go ahead and treat yourself! Can getting your nails done cause a miscarriage? If you’re regularly…

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The study confirmed vitamin D at this level is not only safe for you, but for your baby, and the researchers from this study now recommend this daily…

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During pregnancy, the amount of blood pumped by the heart (cardiac output) increases by 30 to 50%. As cardiac output increases, the heart rate at rest speeds up…

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2. Consider your timing. Most women tell their employer that they’re pregnant sometime around the end of their first trimester or in the early part of their second…

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Key pregnancy nutrition. A pregnant woman needs more calcium, folic acid, iron and protein than a woman who is not expecting, according to the American College of Obstetricians…

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