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Exercise In The Third Trimester

So you’ve hit your third trimester, and you’re feeling “larger than life,” but is it safe to continue to exercise?? YES! Given you are having a healthy pregnancy and have your doctor’s approval, there are many safe and effective forms of exercise that are both beneficial for you as well as you growing baby.  Safe… Read More »

Medical News Today: Pain, bleeding, and discharge in the second trimester

Some pain and a small amount of spotting are normal during the second trimester. However, it is essential to know when to see a doctor. For many people, the second trimester marks a moment of calm in pregnancy. The intense symptoms of the first trimester often dissipate, and the exhaustion, muscle pain, and anxiety about… Read More »

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »