Itching during Pregnancy

Pregnancy Skin Conditions

Why am I so itchy during my pregnancy?

 Pregnancy is known to bring a lot of strange symptoms to your body, thanks to hormonal changes that affect your skin as well. About 20% of pregnant women have pregnancy itch. While these changes are annoying, these skin condition go away after you give birth, Phew! Let’s take a look at what can cause itchiness during pregnancy. Is it normal to experience this? And when should you be worried?

July 21, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Best way to sleep pregnant

best way to sleep pregnant

Best Ways to Sleep While Pregnant

Learn the science behind both the psychological and physiological factor causing you not to be able to sleep in any trimester by using studies of the early cave woman.  Is there a tea that can really put you over the moon? Which spice in your cabinet puts you into deep sleep, and a few other natural remedies to give you your best night sleep.

July 08, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Due Date Calculator: How to Calculate Your Due Date

How to determine your due date

Due Date Calculator Explained

When is my due date? This breaks down the 4 most common due date calculator methods using science and ovulation patterns. Not only the science of how to calculate when you will see your little baby but also how to check your date given by your doctor. Remember if you have done invitro-fertilization in order to get pregnant your calculations are different, and if you are wanting to have a baby we will go thru how you can tell when your ovulating.  Did you know you smell, see, and act different when your fertile?

June 23, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Back to School Guidelines CDC

cdc corona virus back to school recommendations

Are you a concerned parent trying to figure out what schools should be doing to keep your kids safe? Here are the back to school guidelines as written by the CDC as recommendations. 

June 08, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Taste Buds On Tongue

How many taste buds are in your mouth

There are 8000 taste buds on your tongue and over 100 receptors within each that are dedicated to group which of the 5 flavors is in your mouth. Then that signal is transmitted to the brainstem. Still curious? This is a must read blog on taste and with a taste bud blowing recipe to activate them all!

June 01, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna
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What does giving birth feel like?

Deliver room and what to expect

You're about to celebrate your BIRTH-DAY! Do you know about the delivery process?  You will after reading this. The Bradley method of delivery, precipitous labor, birthing ball, water birthing, a forceps delivery, and then what an urgent c-section looks like. And don't forget tips to help you get thru labor pains. 

May 26, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Breastfeeding How To Guide

best breastfeeding positions
Need breastfeeding tips on how to maintain a good breastfeeding latch for your baby, or how to increase your milk production? Learn the 4 best breastfeeding holds that will give you the best latch, 8 ways to increase your breast milk production naturally, yummy lactation cookie recipe, and even tandem feeding tips too!
May 18, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Cramps during Pregnancy: From Implantation Cramps to Early Pregnancy Cramps & Beyond

Why am I having cramps during my pregnancy 

What do cramps during pregnancy mean? Let's review as broken down by all three trimesters from the difference between implantation cramps, before you’re pregnant, to the difference of what cramping means by each trimester. And 7 natural ways to help reduce cramps all over your body.

May 15, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Episiotomy & Perineal Tears: What You Need to Know After a Vaginal Delivery

What is an Episiotomy and the 4 types of perineal tears

Learn the truth behind your vagina after a baby comes out. The difference between the 4 types of perineal tears versus an episiotomy and what vaginal recovery looks like. Plus tips on how to regain a strong pelvis with kegels and increase vaginal moisture naturally.
May 01, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna

Do You Poop While Giving Birth? Natural Birth Tips to Avoid Pooping

Pooping while giving birth pregnancy blog

Will I poop during delivery? One of the most questions I get. Learn what are your chances you'll actually poop on the table, why does poop happen when your delivering, if epidurals increase the chances of pooping, whether or not the myth about giving birth in a toilet is true, and helpful tips to make sure you are not the one pooping while giving birth. 

March 30, 2020 by Dr. Jacqueline Darna