Oral and dental health is an often-overlooked part of a healthy pregnancy. While women often avoid seeing a dentist for treatment or a hygienist for cleanings out of concern for their growing baby, it is not only safe to be seen for regular cleanings and dental work; it is also recommended.
No matter what stage of life you are in, you can make changes to improve your bone health. It’s so important I’ll say it one more time: make sure you are getting enough calcium! And don’t forget vitamin D. Live an active life and do some kind of weight-bearing exercise (like walking, running, aerobics, or resistance training) regularly to help keep your bones strong. Read to learn more about how to prevent Osteoporosis...
During pregnancy, dad has the job of being the biggest cheerleader and supporter. Sometimes this means being the therapist just to let your partner vent to you. Sometimes this means being a massage therapist on demand. My favorite role in seeing dads assume is what I call "accessory memory."
While pregnancy can be a joyous time in your life, it can also bring nervousness and uncertainty. This is especially true during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Many pregnant women have questions about how COVID-19 may affect their pregnancy or their baby.
Preparation is key to running a successful race. Getting pregnant is similar. Preparing for pregnancy is very beneficial to the outcome. Watch Canyon View Women's Care provider, Kristen Wright, FNP to learn what can be done to be ready for the big event of pregnancy.