I spoke with practicing Ob Hospitalist and Women's Wellness Coach Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins to discuss the growing popularity of large ObGyn practices, and how moms can best advocate for themselves during pregnancy and labor.
Some of us experience that burst of nesting energy in pregnancy, some of us don’t. But no matter your experience, you can jump-start preparing for baby in a meaningful way with a fun and productive Nesting Week.
Baby showers in the Instagram-Age are often wasted opportunities. They look beautiful, some quiche and fruit salad are had, and the expecting parents are sent home with outfits, stuffed animals and quite a few items no one registered for.
It’s really not fair. Just when you need every last drop of sleep, the physical and hormonal changes of pregnancy snatch precious hours away from you. There are many, many causes of pregnancy insomnia including: smaller bladder capacity, increased urine...