Highland OBGYN Blog

10 Things You Should Do During Your First Trimester of Pregnancy

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now, you should start thinking about your to-do list. What things do you need to accomplish during these first three months to ensure you are ready to deliver your baby? Don’t worry — Highland OB/GYN is here to help. We recommend doing these 10 things during your first trimester of pregnancy. Find […]

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New Study Suggests Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Can Lead to MS in Children

When you are pregnant, taking the right amount of vitamin D will ensure your baby develops healthily. Vitamin D plays a huge role in immune function, bone health and healthy cell division, so when you are suffering from a deficiency during your pregnancy, it can have negative effects on your baby. In fact, a recent study from […]

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10 Ways You Can Treat Morning Sickness

Has morning sickness hit you like a ton of bricks during the early weeks of pregnancy? Highland OB/GYN is here to help you through it with these 10 ways that you can treat morning sickness and enjoy your first few months of pregnancy. Eat small meals throughout the day. When you are feeling nauseous 24/7, […]

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What is the Zika Virus?

You’ve probably heard about it in the news: the Zika virus. But what exactly is it? This mosquito-transmitted infection started spreading last May in Brazil and has since transferred to areas across the Western Hemisphere. It is a difficult infection to diagnose, because it rarely shows symptoms. The good news is that only one in […]

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This Pediatrician Can Calm a Crying Baby in Seconds

New moms rejoice — if you’ve ever wondered if there is a trick to calming your crying newborn in seconds, this is the article for you. We introduce you to Dr. Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Pediatrics, also known as the baby whisperer. He has come up with a technique that can soothe a crying newborn […]

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New Study Suggests Birth Control Pill Not Linked to Higher Risk of Birth Defects

If you are on birth control and happen to get pregnant, you may rest assured knowing that being on The Pill before or during pregnancy is not linked to a higher risk of your fetus developing a birth defect. This study, conducted by researchers from the US and Denmark, looked at Danish birth registers for […]

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How to Work Out While Pregnant in the Winter

When the temperatures drop outside and snuggling up next to the fireplace sounds better than hitting the gym, it can be hard to stay motivated to work out while pregnant. Highland OB/GYN is here to help you stay fit during your winter pregnancy by offering you some simple workouts you can do indoors or outdoors. […]

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A New Study Suggests Drinking a Small Amount of Coffee While Pregnant is A-OK

There are a lot of food and drink items that are recommended to avoid when pregnant —  and one of them for a while was coffee. This was because caffeine was thought to affect the child’s development. However, this is no longer the case. Pregnant women rejoice — a recent study conducted by the Ohio […]

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Healthy Snacks You Can Eat During Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, you want to eat healthily to ensure that your baby gets the essential nutrients it needs to grow and develop. Every so often though, a craving hits and then before you know it, you’re halfway into a gallon of ice cream. At Highland OB/GYN, we are here to help you make […]

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The American Academy of Pediatrics: No Alcohol During Pregnancy

Drinking during pregnancy has long been a debate in the OB/GYN industry. While some professionals say it’s fine to have a glass of wine every once in awhile during your pregnancy, others stress how drinking can negatively affect the growth of your baby. The American Academy of Pediatrics is finally putting this debate to rest. […]

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