We're Expecting! Tips for Helping Your Pregnant Partner

Posted by Christina Bhattacharya on 12/9/15 8:00 AM

So you and your partner just found out she's  pregnantAfter the breaking news, you'll experience a roller coaster of emotions. Pregnancy is a wonderful time, full of excitement and anticipation, but it also can be anxiety-inducing and stressful -- for both the pregnant woman and her partner.

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What to Expect During an Ultrasound Test

Posted by Julia Haskins on 9/7/15 8:00 AM

As you embark on your pregnancy journey, you're probably thinking that your ultrasound test is exciting -- but pretty straightforward. It's just a procedure that most doctors recommend to assess your and your baby's prenatal health, right? Yes, but it can also determine many important factors of a pregnancy: how the baby is developing, how far along your pregnancy is, or if any congenital abnormalities are present. Furthermore, there are a variety of ultrasound tests that you can undergo depending on your personal circumstances, so it's important to know the differences. By arming yourself with the proper knowledge, you'll be ready to make the right decision with your doctor.

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Topics: Health & Wellness, Mercy Imaging Centers, DHMG - Bakersfield, Mercy Medical Group, DHMG - Merced, Woodland Clinic, DHMG - Dominican, OB/GYN, DHMG - Inland Empire, DHMG - Ventura County