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What Is “Pregnancy Brain”?

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Sophia McCarthy

When listening to friends and family discussing their pregnancies, you may have heard them jokingly refer to their “pregnancy brain” when they locked their keys into the car or completely blanked on a sibling’s name. Maybe you’ve noticed yourself becoming strangely forgetful, distracted or generally foggy-brained during your pregnancy. If so, you’ll be glad to know that you’re not imagining it!

 

WHAT IS PREGNANCY BRAIN?

Pregnancy brain or ‘momnesia’ are terms used to describe feelings of spaciness, bouts of forgetfulness, memory lapses, brain fog, and an overall inability […]

Is It Safe to Fly During Pregnancy? And Other Frequently Asked Questions

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Sophia McCarthy

When I’m brainstorming upcoming blog topics relating to pregnancy, I will often check-in with our team of sonographers to see if there’s any questions they find are coming up more often from patients.

As of late, the team noticed a lot of questions from patients centering around the do’s and don’ts of pregnancy, with patients expressing worry over upcoming travel plans or whether or not to continue their usual hobbies. 

It’s so important that you don’t feel embarrassed to ask your sonographer or midwife these kinds of questions—especially […]

Announcing Your Pregnancy and Some Fun Ideas!

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Sophia McCarthy

It’s happening! You’ve had a positive pregnancy test, you’ve been to your first scan and all is well. It’s exciting and a little overwhelming; you’re torn between wanting to shout it to the world or to keep this special news to yourself and your partner.

So where do you even begin when it comes to announcing your pregnancy? Every expectant parent is different, so the most important thing to know is that how and when you want to announce your pregnancy is entirely up to you and you should […]

Endometriosis: Frequently Asked Questions

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Post by Rebecca Falnes

 

WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS?

The endometrium is the medical name for the lining of the uterus. This is what is shed during a woman’s period. Every month the lining gradually gets thicker and thicker until the period starts, then it sheds and becomes thin to start the cycle over again. 

Endometriosis is when that lining, or tissue similar to it, grows outside of the uterus. The most common location is in the pelvic area. Although rare, it can travel to the upper abdomen as well […]

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