The pregnancy

Eating Your Way to a Healthy Pregnancy

Regardless of your gender, the food you consume and the lifestyle you lead have a big say on conception and pregnancy. Dreaming of Baby discusses the nutritional aspect to fertility and pregnancy with Carolyn Gundell, M.S., a fertility nutritionist at RMACT.

Lead and Pregnancy – Cause for Concern?

Avoiding lead is not always that easy. Dr. Lina Akopians from the Southern California Reproductive Center (SCRC) speaks about the effects of lead on pregnancy and how to keep yourself safe.

Money Saving Strategies for Parents-To-Be

A new baby means new expenses and it's all too easy to feel overwhelmed. Employing money-saving strategies helps control your spending, saving you substantial hard earned cash on a daily basis. Jennifer McDermott shares some tips.

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.

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.

The Effects of Folic Acid Deficiency on a Mom-To-Be’s Health

The World Health Organization estimates that more than 40% of pregnant women worldwide are anemic. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Salli Tazuke from CCRM San Francisco on the effects of folic acid deficiency on a mom-to-be’s health and well-being.

How Folic Acid Affects Fertility and Pregnancy

Folic acid is imperative for a healthy pregnancy. Studies have shown that this water-soluble B vitamin, accompanied by a healthy diet and lifestyle, helps boost both male and female fertility. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Amos Grunebaum.

Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

Identifying the reason why RPL is occurring is imperative in assisting couples in their journey to baby. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Mark Trolice, M.D., on classifying Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, its causes, and treatment.

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.

Am I Pregnant? Symptoms To Look Out For

Are you feeling different? Have you been trying to conceive? During a time where everything might be something, knowing which symptoms may hint at pregnancy will help keep you more in sync with your body.