Tag Archives: pregnancy

Depression and Anxiety in Women with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss 

In a recent study, Chinese researchers looked at the prevalence of depression and anxiety among women who had experienced recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL, defined as 3 or more losses).  The study included 1138 non-pregnant women (20 – 40 years old) who were attempting to conceive; participants completed completed a Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS) and a… Read More »

Staying Healthy During Pregnancy

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Tips to stay on track during pregnancy Fitness and nutrition impact the health of a baby tremendously! The health, well-being, and happiness of the mother greatly impacts the health of the fetus. The fetus relies on the mother for everything – for nutrients, for safety, and for love. Women that focus… Read More »

Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy?

Most doctors agree that masturbating during pregnancy is safe and that it can even provide health benefits, such as lowering stress and promoting blood flow. For some pregnant women, morning sickness, nausea, and fatigue remove any interest in sexual activity, including masturbation. Others notice an increase in their sex drive — libido — due to… Read More »