Major Thyroid Disorders During Pregnancy

Major Thyroid Disorders During Pregnancy

Your Thyroid Gland at a Glance The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the base of the neck. It’s about 2 inches long and it is wrapped around your windpipe (trachea). It’s part of the endocrine system, and it plays a vital role in the growth,...
5 Types of Mental Health Crises During and After Pregnancy

5 Types of Mental Health Crises During and After Pregnancy

It’s not easy to admit that you’re not okay at a time when people would expect you to feel otherwise. In social media, pregnancy, childbirth, and delivery are often depicted through rose-tinted glasses through beautiful maternity photoshoots with friends and family...
Pregnancy and Cardiac Disorders

Pregnancy and Cardiac Disorders

Pregnancy is a time when you focus on a heart-healthy lifestyle. The changes your body goes through for the next nine months will stress your heart and circulatory system. In fact, cardiac disease is the most common cause of mortality in pregnancy. However, a woman’s...
Preeclampsia: The Hidden Dangers of Pregnancy

Preeclampsia: The Hidden Dangers of Pregnancy

Hypertension can complicate a pregnancy. Preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy can have serious effects to you and your baby, made worse by delayed diagnosis or management. By making yourself aware of the signs and symptoms, just might spell the...