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13.09.2018 - Is it safe to use Pepto-Bismol while breastfeeding?

Although researchers are still unsure whether Pepto-Bismol passes into a woman's breast milk, most health authorities recommend avoiding it while breastfeeding. In this article, learn about the safety and risks of taking Pepto-Bismol while breastfeeding. Also, find out about safe alternatives. read more

12.09.2018 - Can you get pregnant after tubal ligation?

Tubal ligation, or getting your tubes tied, is considered a permanent method of birth control. However, it is possible to become pregnant after undergoing the procedure. Here, learn how a woman can get pregnant following tubal ligation surgery, what the risks are, and when to see a doctor. read more

12.09.2018 - Can you take NyQuil while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may worry about the effects that taking NyQuil to relieve cold and flu symptoms might have on the baby. Some products are safe to use but others may require caution depending on their ingredients, such as those containing alcohol. Learn more about the impact of using NyQuil while breastfeeding. read more

11.09.2018 - What to know about transvaginal ultrasounds

A transvaginal ultrasound is an imaging scan that doctors use to examine the inside of a person’s pelvic region. By inserting a scope into the vaginal canal, the doctor can identify certain health issues. Here, we look at the uses of transvaginal ultrasounds, how to prepare for this procedure, and what to expect. read more

11.09.2018 - Psoriasis and breastfeeding: What to know

Some women find that pregnancy and breastfeeding reduce their psoriasis symptoms, while others experience worse or more frequent flare-ups. Here, learn to treat psoriasis while breastfeeding, without risking the baby's health. Also, discover why breastfeeding may trigger flare-ups, and get some tips for managing them. read more

11.09.2018 - Can you eat sushi while breastfeeding?

While many women know that they should avoid sushi during pregnancy, they may wonder whether or not sushi is safe to eat while breastfeeding. There is no reason to avoid eating sushi from a reputable source while breastfeeding. Some types of fish may have health benefits for the woman and baby. Learn more here. read more

04.09.2018 - What are the best positions for breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time for both a woman and baby to learn. The best breastfeeding positions may change over time as the woman gains confidence and the baby grows. Learn about the best breastfeeding positions for comfort, a good latch, and reduced risk of muscle strains and nipple injuries. read more