Resources for Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy Safe Medications for Common Discomforts

Constipation

Fibercon, Metamucil, Citrucel, Miralax

Stool Softener

Colace, Surfax

Laxatives

Senokot, Percolace,

Milk of Magnesium

Diarrhea

Imodium AD, Kaopectate

Indigestion or Heartburn

Mylanta, Pepcid, Tums, Tagament, Phazyme

Yeast Infection

Monistat 3, Monistat 7

Nausea

Emetrol, Dramamine, Sea Bands,

Vitamin B6 (10-30mg 2x/day),

Ginger Capsules (3-4x/day), Ginger Snaps,Eat Small & Frequent Meals

(every 2-3 hours)

Sore Throat

Tylenol, Cepacol Lozenges, Saline Gargles 

Cold/Allergies

Actifed, Conatac, Benadryl, Tylenol Cold/Tylenol Sinus/Tylenol, Robitussin, Drixoral, Dimetapp, Chlortimeton, Zyrtec, Dayquil/Myquil, Theraflu, Vicks, Mucinex, Claritin

Headaches

Tylenol

(Regular or Extra Strength)

Hemorrhoids

Preparation H, Anusol HC, High Fiber Diet

Insomnia 

Benadryl, Tylenol PM, Unisom, Chamomile Tea

We encourage all of our clients to do their own research when it comes to decision making for yor pregnancy, birth, and baby.
Here are a few resources to get you started!

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy

from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What is gestational diabetes?

from Baby Center

Gestational Diabetes 

from American Diabetes Association

Group Beta Strep (GBS)

What is it and why do we test for it?

Group B Strep Infection: GBS

 from American Pregnancy Association

Evidence On: Group B Strep in Pregnancy

from Evidence Based Birth 

Positive and don't want antibiotics?

Ask a Midwife: Alternative Treatment for GBS

from Holistic Squid

How to Get Rid of GBS

from Wellness Mama

Fetal Kick Counts

Counting Baby Kicks

from American Pregnancy Association

Counting Fetal Movements, from BabyMed

Doulas

Evidence on Doulas from Evidence Based Birth

What is a Doula?, from DONA

Foods High in Iron

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Getting a Good Latch Video, from The Yellow Nursery Youtube

Breastfeeding Resources Library, from CDC

How to Breastfeed - Deep Latch 

Technique Video, from Fit Pregnancy Youtube

Storage and Preparation of Breast Milk, from CDC

Postpartum Depression

Get Help: Resources

from Postpartum Support International

Reproductive Mental Health, from CDC

Postpartum Depression

from Office on Women's Health

 PSI HelpLine Call 1-800-944-4773

Tongue & Lip Ties

Tongue-tie, from Mayo Clinic

Tongue & Lip Ties, from La Leche League 

Tongue and Lip Tie Corrections,

from Village Family Dental

A Look at Both Sides of Frenectomy,

from Speech Pathology Graduation Programs

Cloth Diapering

Cloth Diapers 101, from Wellness Mama

Cloth Diapers 101, from Baby List

What I Wish They Told Me Before Cloth Diapering, from Washington Post

Why Cloth Diapers are Better, from Mama Natural

Pros and Cons of Reusable Diapers

from Natural Code

Chiropractics

Chiropractic Care in Women's Health

from Mag Online Library

Rhogam

Rh Disease, from March of Dimes

About Blood and Blood Types

from American Red Cross

The Rh Factor, from ACOG

Prevention of Rh D, from ACOG

Red Raspberry Leaf

Red Raspberry Leaf during Pregnancy, from Evidence Based Birth

Essential Oils

Using Essential Oils for Labor

 from Your Childbirth Guide

Best Essential Oils for Inducing Labor

from Essential Oil Experts

Best Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

from Just Mommies

Elements of a Birth Plan

Tips on Writing a Birth Plan, from What to Expect

A Birth Plan Tool, from the Bump

Creating Your Birth Plan

from American Pregnancy Associations

Newborn Vaccinations

Hep B

Separating Fact from Fiction in the Newborn Nursery: Hepatitis B Vaccine for Newborns

from Science-Based Medicine

Should all Babies be Getting the Hepatitis B Vaccines at Birth? from Today's Parents

Vitamin K

Evidence On: The Vitamin K Shot in Newborns, from Evidence Based Birth

Vitamin K in Neonates: Facts and Myths, from NCBI

Oral Vitamin K Regimen for Newborns,

from Evidence Based Birth

Erythromycin

Evidence On: Erythromycin Eye Ointment for Newborns, from Evidence Based Birth

Do Newborns Really Need That Eye Ointment?, from Childrens MD 

Vaccination Schedules Alternative Schedule,

from Children's Health Choices

Dr. Sear's Delayed Vaccination Schedule,

from Children's Health Choices

Traditional Schedule,

from Center of Disease Control Prevention

Circumcision 

The Circumcision Decision

from Birth Without Fear

Evidence and Ethics on Circumcision

from Evidence Based Birth

Baby Wearing

Benefits of Babywearing, from Motherly

Babywearing, from La Leche League

Babywearing Studies, from Center for Babywearing

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