Early Milestones in a Baby’s Life

Early Milestones in a Baby’s Life

Having a baby is a joyous time in any person’s life and watching your child grow up is even more special. The first two years of a baby’s life are especially precious as you get to take in every moment with your child and watch him or her achieve various developmental milestones. It is a […]

22.11.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health, Education, Giving Birth · No Comments »
The Sky High Costs of Birth

The Sky High Costs of Birth

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Giving Birth, Pregnancy · No Comments »
Having a Baby Without Health Insurance

Having a Baby Without Health Insurance

Finding health insurance that will cover maternity expenses is almost impossible. If you do find a plan, there are limits on the coverage, waiting periods before you can become pregnant and absurdly high fees to pay for the maternity rider. Being well informed about your options can save you a bundle before you have your […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health, Giving Birth · Tags: , , · No Comments »
Say Hello To Your Unborn Baby With 3D Ultrasound Scans

Say Hello To Your Unborn Baby With 3D Ultrasound Scans

Pregnancy is always an exciting time that is filled with anticipation and many questions. What will my baby act like? What will my baby look like? Is my baby healthy? Thanks to advances in science, parents can answer many of these questions before their unborn baby enters the world. Your doctor will probably ask that […]

See Your Unborn Baby Smile With 3D Ultrasound Scans

See Your Unborn Baby Smile With 3D Ultrasound Scans

Prenatal ultrasounds have been a part of obstetrical care in the United States since the 1970s. For much of that time, simple 2D ultrasounds have been used. These simple scans can diagnose and confirm pregnancy, determine gestational age, estimate fetal size, locate the placenta, and check for multiple pregnancies or fetal malformations, among other things. […]

The Well Baby Ultrasound: Basic Procedures and What to Expect

The Well Baby Ultrasound: Basic Procedures and What to Expect

It is quite common for a doctor to request an ultrasound around 18-23 weeks of pregnancy. This test is optional, so it’s important for mothers to be to understand the purpose of this testing, its limits and any potential risks that may be involved in the procedure. This will allow you to make an informed […]

02.07.2013 · Filled under: Baby Care, Baby Health, Giving Birth, Ultrasound · Tags: · No Comments »
Project designed to prevent pre-term births in at-risk recipients

Project designed to prevent pre-term births in at-risk recipients

When babies are born too early, they are more likely to have serious health problems or to die.  To combat this problem, the Alabama Medicaid Agency is teaming up with the state’s maternity care providers to reduce the number of premature, or pre-term, births among Medicaid-eligible women. The two-year project, which began February 1, is […]

22.04.2013 · Filled under: Baby Health, Giving Birth, Pregnancy · Tags: · No Comments »
Twins On The Way: Do I Have To Have A Cesarean?

Twins On The Way: Do I Have To Have A Cesarean?

If you are pregnant with twins, your chance of a Cesarean birth is greater than if you were pregnant with a single baby. A C-section occurs when your babies are delivered through an incision created in your abdomen and uterus. The surgery can be scheduled by your obstetrician or may be unexpected, unplanned, or an […]

22.04.2013 · Filled under: Giving Birth, Pregnancy, Twins · Tags: , · No Comments »