First Trimester

Food, Supplements, and Weight in Pregnancy

Dr. Anthony Shaya talks about what you should be eating more of, what you should be keeping away from, what's healthy in terms of weight gain, and how diet and labor may be connected.

Single, Pregnant, and Happy. An interview with Mari Gallion.

Nineteen years ago, Mari Gallion was single and pregnant. Today, she’s the author of the self-help book ‘The Single Woman’s Guide to a Happy Pregnancy’ and an advocate for education, empowerment, and support in navigating single parenthood. She speaks with Dreaming of Baby about addressing the challenges of single parenthood and the importance of evaluating exact needs and wants to ensure success in life.

Preventing a Folic Acid Deficiency in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a tough time on your stomach, food intake and energy levels. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Jacqueline Darna, on the importance of folic acid in preventing anemia, and in ensuring a healthy pregnancy.

Ectopic Pregnancy: Symptoms and Treatment

An ectopic pregnancy places the woman’s health at risk; early detection is hence imperative. Dreaming of Baby discusses the symptoms and treatment of ectopic pregnancy with Dr. Mark Trolice, M.D.

What to expect at your first ultrasound

Your very first pregnancy ultrasound determines a lot of things; a calculation of your estimated due date is only one. Here's what to expect at this very special appointment.

Neural Tube Defects: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Prognosis

Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) affect 300,000 births each year worldwide and are one of the most common birth defects. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Angela Jones on the role of folic acid in preventing NTDs, diagnosing NTDs, and their prognosis.

Nutritionist’s Advice for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnant and googling every food under the sun? Deborah Malkoff-Cohen, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist shares with Dreaming of Baby insight on pregnancy nutrition, calorie-intake, and the ideal diet for managing gestational diabetes.