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Now that you're expecting a baby, it's natural to think a lot more about your health.  

Read on for expert tips and advice on everything from food to sex to over-the-counter medications.

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Getting Ultrasounds During Pregnancy

Getting Ultrasounds During Pregnancy

July 24, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

It’s likely you’ll have an ultrasound at least once during pregnancy. This scan lets you know how your baby is developing and when the due date might be. Here’s what to expect.
Dental Care During Pregnancy

Dental Care During Pregnancy

March 30, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC

Taking extra care of your mouth and teeth during pregnancy is very important. Did you know that pregnancy hormones can affect the health of your gums?
Drinking Alcohol When You're Pregnant

Drinking Alcohol When You're Pregnant

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you drink when you’re pregnant, your baby’s drinking, too. And that can cause serious problems.
Using Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications During Pregnancy

Using Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications During Pregnancy

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Is it safe to take medication while you’re pregnant? What about natural health products? Some are safe but others may be harmful. So it's best to get advice from an expert.
Shortness of Breath During Pregnancy

Shortness of Breath During Pregnancy

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Shortness of breath is one of the most common concerns for pregnant women. It's caused by the extra demands on your body - and in most cases, it's normal.
Healthy Physical Activity in Pregnancy

Healthy Physical Activity in Pregnancy

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Exercise during pregnancy is important to ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Talk to your doctor or midwife first to make sure it's safe, then make it fun by choosing activities you like.
Healthy Sex During Pregnancy

Healthy Sex During Pregnancy

August 3, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy can change your sexual relationship, but you and your partner can still be intimate. In fact, this may be a great time to experiment.
Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Staying active is good when you’re pregnant. But as your body changes, you need to be careful with certain types of movement to keep yourself, and your baby, safe.
Posture and Back Care During Pregnancy

Posture and Back Care During Pregnancy

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Pregnancy, especially later pregnancy, can be a real pain in the back. The good news is that following a few basic tips can help keep your spine strong and healthy.
Smoking and Second-Hand Smoke During Pregnancy

Smoking and Second-Hand Smoke During Pregnancy

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Smoking and second-hand smoke are harmful before and during pregnancy, and after your baby is born. If you're pregnant and smoke, now is the time for you and your partner to quit or cut back.

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