As the Zika virus captures headlines across the United States, with its possible link to birth defects and the first cases reported in the mainland U.S. (all traced back to overseas travel), it’s an opportune time to review the facts associated with this disease.
For many pregnant women, the old adage “eating for two” may not be the best advice to follow. A new CDC study found nearly half of U.S. mothers gain too much weight during pregnancy. Is it time for moms-to-be to replace eating “twice as much” with eating “twice as healthy?”
Three minutes. You can easily spend this seemingly insignificant amount of time hitting the snooze button or scrolling through your phone. But for a couple trying to get pregnant, the three-minute wait for a positive or negative reading on a pregnancy test is agonizing.