Third Trimester

Signs of labor

'Is this it?' Erm, maybe not. No clue which signs mean impending labor? This article will help you decipher what's happening and if running to the delivery room is a must.

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.

Treating Incontinence After Childbirth

Has childbirth left you with no control over your bladder? Many women experience incontinence after the birth of their child. Nonetheless, urinary incontinence should not be an acceptable side effect of childbirth. Brent Reider speaks about the effects of pregnancy on the pelvic floor and on regaining pelvic strength after childbirth.

Preterm Labor – Managing the Risk

The final weeks of pregnancy are imperative for the baby's development. Preterm birth, especially that before 32 weeks gestation, leads to higher rates of infant death and disability. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Howard Mandel on preterm birth, the symptoms to look out for, and a novel test available for managing the risk of premature birth.

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.

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.

The Third Trimester: What to Expect

Well done, you're almost there! From sleep to kicks, to back pain, and appointments, midwife and pediatric nurse Kara Manglani CNM, shares all you need to know about the third trimester, what merits medical attention, and what to expect during these final weeks of pregnancy.