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.
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.
Parenthood is a uniquely transformative experience and there's much to learn about before baby arrives. Dr. T. Jann Caison Sorey from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan discusses all you need to know about life with a newborn in her interview with Dreaming of Baby.
The first weeks with baby tend to pass by in a blur of emotions, new love, and bouts of exhaustion in varying degrees. Doctor Jarret discusses with Dreaming of Baby what parents need to know about newborn health markers and what to look out for when selecting a pediatrician.
With a growing family come new needs, including that for more space. If simply thinking about a move feels daunting, then taking everything into consideration becomes more of a must. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Ali Bernstein on what parents-to-be should really be considering when planning a move.
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.