Travel Tips for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the last time (at least for quite a while) you will have a chance to travel by yourself or just with your partner. Planning a trip mid-pregnancy can be a great way to celebrate the occasion of your impending parenthood. But it can also lead to questions about safe travel for the mom-to-be. If you do not have …

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What is Zika virus?

Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes that can cause mild illness for those exposed. Zika virus infection is also associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome where a person’s nervous system attacks itself, causing weakness and possibly paralysis. For pregnant women Zika virus can cause birth defects in the developing fetus, such as microcephaly, impaired growth, or vision or hearing problems. Babies with …

Kavita HarrisonWhat is Zika virus?