Category: pregnancy

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Pregnancy and COVID-19

Being pregnant is a magical, special time in your life. It can also be very stressful. As a soon-to-be mother, you prepare for the dirty diapers and the feeding schedules. You expect the standard level of care – doctor visits during pregnancy, blood work, and the dreaded glucose test. What you don’t expect, and what...

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Pregnancy and Those New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, millions of people start their new year off by making some type of resolution. For an estimated forty-five percent of people, for instance, the resolution is to lose weight. Sadly though, by the time February comes around, about eighty percent of those resolutions have failed. Experts have asked us all to take a...

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Having A Healthy Pregnancy During The Holiday Season

During October through December in the United States, Americans celebrate several popular holidays with family and friends. During Halloween and Christmas, Americans spend $2 billion and $1.9 billion respectively on candy. Last year it was estimated that almost 51 million Americans traveled during Thanksgiving alone. In the next two months, people will eat more sugar...

An Overview of Tests to Expect During Pregnancy
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An Overview of Tests to Expect During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a wondrous time in the life of a woman. For 40 weeks on average, a woman’s body when pregnant will go through a number of changes that culminate in the delivery of another human being. It is amazing how human life develops and equally amazing what the human body can do to accommodate...

Tips for a Comfortable Pregnancy During the Summer Season
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Tips for a Comfortable Pregnancy During the Summer Season

If you are expecting a child, you have probably heard horror stories from well-meaning friends and family about being pregnant during the hot summer months. While summer weather can present unique challenges for the pregnant woman, there are some ways to combat the heat. At Fayetteville Woman’s Care, our goal is to do our part...

Five Tips For A Good Night’s Rest While Pregnant
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Five Tips For A Good Night’s Rest While Pregnant

It is a tale as old as time. Pregnant women throughout all of history have found themselves restless and uncomfortable when trying to sleep, especially in the last trimester when their abdomen grows and presents challenges, like sleep positions, active babies in utero, indigestion and more. There is good news for the pregnant woman! Here...