What Is an Ultrasound?

An ultrasound is a device used for imaging and giving medical professionals visuals of different body tissues; it has been around for over 60 years and is a gold standard for imaging during pregnancy. Ultrasound imaging is considered a safe and effective method for...

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Pregnancy tests are sensitive to a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin or hCG. This hormone is produced rapidly at the beginning of pregnancy and may be found in blood and urine. When enough of this hormone has built up, a pregnancy test will indicate a...

Top 5 Pregnancy Symptoms

Missed period Frequent Urination Fatigue Nausea or food aversions Breast/nipple sensitivity What Should I Expect? Pregnancy symptoms can sometimes mimic symptoms of other conditions. For this reason, it’s important to see a trusted provider or pregnancy center to...

When Should I Take a Pregnancy Test?

If you’re currently experiencing common symptoms of early pregnancy, it’s a good idea to start thinking about taking a pregnancy test. However, as tempting as it may be to take it right away, you may want to wait a few days to get the most accurate results.  How Do...