Florida Perinatal Center


Staying Healthy

Getting into a fitness program of light exercise can help keep you and the baby healthy. Regular exercise may improve sleep during pregnancy and this can be an added self esteem booster. Exercise can help you recover quicker from labor and help you lose the baby weight you gained duri
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Taking Classes to Prepare

If you are a first time mother you will have a lot of questions about the birthing process. Taking classes will ensure that you have the knowledge and the skills to prepare for your new arrival. There should be classes offered at a local hospital or birthing center near you. These cla
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The Signs Of Carrying Multiple Babies

Intuitively women may know if they are carrying more than one child. There are several ways for the couple to find out if they are carrying more than one child. The easiest way is to have an ultrasound done. Fetal heart sounds can also be detected by a Doppler system. This is the leas
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Common Complications With Multiples

  In multiple births there can be complications with the pregnancy and these complications should be addressed early with a doctor. The common types of complications are preterm labor, low birth weight, and intrauterine growth restriction. Preterm labor is when the delivery takes
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Aches And Pain

    As your uterus expands you may feel more aches and pain than what you are used to, particularly in the back, abdomen and groin area. As the baby grows the pressure in the pelvic area is going to increase. Throughout the course of pregnancy you may  feel pain in areas whe
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Fatigue And Sleep Problems

During pregnancy you may feel exhausted after you have gotten a good amount of sleep. This usually happens in the first trimester which lets your body know that you need more sleep because you are caring for another human being. The second trimester is easier on the body and you may f
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Not Getting Rest – You Need More Energy to Help Your Baby Grow

Physical and psychological changes during pregnancy can also cause mental and emotional stress. This stress can add to your feelings of fatigue.
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Prenatal Use Of Steroid, A Dangerous Experiment In Fetal Engineering?

A new paper just published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry uses extensive Freedom of Information Act findings to detail an extremely troubling off-label medical intervention employed in the U.S. on pregnant women to intentionally engineer the development of their fetuses for sex
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Blood Brain Vessel Abnormalities In Pregnancy – High Risk Of Bleeding

Neurosurgeons have long suspected that pregnancy is an important risk factor for bleeding from arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in the brain, but now their beliefs are supported by a new study published in the August edition of Neurosurgery, which reveals that the risk of pregnant w
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