What’s Wrong with Drinking Alcohol When You’re Pregnant?

We’ve all heard the saying, “a little bit won’t hurt you” – a little bit of chocolate, a little bit of ice cream, a little bit of potato. But, when it comes to alcohol when pregnant, even a little bit can hurt your unborn child. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “There is no known

4 Important Self-Care Tips for Pregnant Women

Having a healthy pregnancy is not rocket-science, yet many women continue risky behavior and wonder why they don’t feel well when pregnant. Additionally, using alcohol and drugs can be harmful to a woman’s unborn. Your pregnancy will benefit greatly from personal attention to your overall health and your body. Actions such as quitting smoking, avoiding drugs (including marijuana),

Alcohol and Pregnancy Don’t Mix

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affect nearly 40,000 babies every year, according to experts. Today (Sept. 9) is FASD Awareness Day, and September is FASD Awareness Month, a time to educate and encourage pregnant women to not drink alcohol during pregnancy. What is FASD? This term refers to the range of effects that can occur in a