How Eating Disorders Affect Pregnancy and Birth

What you eat and how you eat is very important when you're pregnant - for the sake of your health and your unborn baby's health. Image by earl 53.

New research shows that eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, during pregnancy can be very unhealthy, both for the mother and to the unborn infant.

The Importance of Water During Pregnancy

Are you drinking enough water? Check with your doctor to see if you're hydrated enough. Image by Decoded Pregnancy

Hydration is exceptionally important for expectant moms, as well as developing babies – drink your water to help with a healthy pregnancy!

Swelling During Pregnancy: Dangerous or Normal?

If you're pregnant, you've probably got swollen ankles. Swelling isn't always a reason to worry, but pitting edema is - call your health care provider if you're worried. Image by Decoded Pregnancy

Many pregnant women experience swelling. In most cases, some puffiness is normal, but sometimes it is a sign of a more serious condition called preeclampsia