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When it comes to recognizing early signs of pregnancy, every woman is different and there will be various indicators long before any visual confirmation....

Delivering Special Care for Newborns

Special care for newborns is important. Learn more about the ways doctors and nurses at Baptist Health La Grange encourage and facilitate mother-baby bonding, and provide breast-feeding support in this Health Talks video.

Bed Rest While Pregnant

Nearly one in five women in the United States is put on bed rest at some point during pregnancy. While there may be a...

Heartburn During Pregnancy: Causes, Natural Remedies & Future Prevention

What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy? Heartburn, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is a painful condition that occurs when stomach acid gets into the...

Debunking Pregnancy Myths

Some topics inspire more myths than health and wellness. The same do-this, don't do that advice is repeated often and is just as often...

Pregnant? Avoid these Holiday Foods and Drinks

The holidays are a time of fun, family and plenty of food and drinks. When you’re pregnant, however, you must be extra careful with...

Baby Weight

Lots of women worry about losing the "baby weight" after pregnancy. But what many don't know is that excess weight before and during pregnancy...

Crack Your Baby’s Crying Code

For first time parents, it can be quite frustrating when your newborn cries and you don’t know why. By learning about the different types...

Baby Proofing Basics

The first step in baby proofing your home is simple. Get down on your hands and knees – literally! See how things look from...

Pregnancy & Diabetes

Women who see their obstetrician for a routine pregnancy check-up are often surprised to learn they have gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that...

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Heartburn During Pregnancy: Causes, Natural Remedies & Future Prevention

What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy? Heartburn, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is a painful condition that occurs when stomach acid gets into the...
Tips for Dealing with a Gassy Baby

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As every parent knows, babies can become very uncomfortable when gas builds up in their intestinal tract. Why are they prone to becoming gassy?...
How to Treat Clogged Milk Ducts and Mastitis

How to Treat Clogged Milk Ducts and Mastitis

Breasts have ducts through which milk flows from the mammary glands to the nipples. In breastfeeding mothers, these ducts can become plugged. This is...