Why You Should Get the Flu Shot While Pregnant

To the list of do’s and don’ts for pregnancy, add another “do:” get a flu shot. “I advise all pregnant women in any trimester to...

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy Meal Plan

During pregnancy, you'll need protein and calcium for your baby's tissues and bones. But you'll also need extra folic acid to reduce the risk...

5 Tips to Help Boost Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

When you’re ready to have a baby, you can do more than just stop using birth control. Speed things along with the following conception...

The Importance of Blood Donation in Madisonville

Baptist Health relies on the generosity of blood donors to provide the resources to save lives. It is easy to become a blood donor through making an appointment or visiting the hospital during the walk-in hours at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that causes a woman to have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods. PCOS can cause elevated male...

Safe and Beneficial Pregnancy Workouts

With your doctor’s approval, prenatal exercise (meaning exercise while you are pregnant) can offer a variety of benefits. As long as you are healthy,...

Shortness of Breath During Pregnancy

Throughout your pregnancy, you’re likely to experience shortness of breath. This is natural and generally poses no health risk to you or your baby,...

Week by Week Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy symptoms can start as early as four weeks following conception. Symptoms vary from woman to woman, and your second pregnancy may even have...

Prenatal Nutrition During Pregnancy (Infographic)

Staying healthy during pregnancy can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Monitoring physical and hormonal changes, exercising, doctor visits and, of course, eating right...

Pregnancy Ultrasound Schedule by Week

One of the first questions to pop into an expectant mother’s mind is, “when do I get to see my baby?!” While not every...

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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

What Causes Babies to Have Gas?

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...