If you have found yourself in an unplanned pregnancy or in a planned pregnancy, it is important to educate yourself on staying healthy during this time. Not only does your body need you to stay healthy, but also your baby. The following these tips from Parents.com help ensure a safe and healthy prenatal development. Prenatal
Do not drink alcohol after finding out you are pregnant or if you are trying to get pregnant. Alcohol can cause problems for you and your baby, even before you know you are pregnant. HOW DOES DRINKING AFFECT YOUR BABY’S HEALTH? There is no safe time to drink alcohol during pregnancy. This includes wine, wine
What is the Earn While You Learn Program at Choices? Choices Chattanooga offers a program for new parents. The program takes mothers and fathers through a series of parenting videos. Each time a mom or dad comes for a session, he/she receives “Baby Bucks” to use at the baby boutique at Choices. The boutique has
There’s a reason motherhood memes packed full of snarky humor get shared like the plague on social media. What can I say to sum up this whirlwind of hormones and feelings and real life? It’s hard. That’s it. There’s nothing profound about the fact that motherhood (parenthood) demands everything you have and then some. Some days
Help! My friend might be pregnant. It’s a common phone call around here. We understand that you can feel just as lost if someone you know is facing an unplanned pregnancy. You just want to do and say the right thing but it’s sometimes hard to know what that is. So before anyone starts panicking,
Can she have it all? Can a woman be a great mom and accomplish her dreams? We’ve heard some of these answers and we’re sure you have too. “No. You can’t possibly reach all your career goals and be a mom with young kids at the same time. You must choose one or the other.”“Yes.
An unplanned pregnancy can bring feelings of guilt and shame and can still be such a taboo subject. But one thing you will never find at Choices is judgment. We know better than most that it can happen to anyone. The woman in a healthy, stable relationshipThe mom of 3 who thought she was doneThe women’s