Second Trimester

What Expecting Multiples Means for Mom

In the last two decades, the occurrence of multiple births has increased exponentially. If you’re expecting more than one baby, learn how to prepare for your special delivery.

Navigating the Ups and Downs of Pregnancy Emotions

Feel like you’re riding an emotional rollercoaster? You’re not alone—most moms-to-be experience mood swings during their pregnancies.

A Frugal Guide to Maternity Fashion

Look and feel beautiful during your pregnancy by choosing clothes that enhance your confidence and don’t cost a fortune.

Oral Health and Pregnancy — What Should You Expect?

The hormonal changes associated with pregnancy can impact your oral health. Learn more about pregnancy-related dental concerns to help you keep your teeth in tip-top shape.

The Dish on Dizziness During Pregnancy

Are you an expectant mom experiencing dizzy spells? Learn about dizziness during pregnancy and ways to prevent it from occurring.

Bump Bonding

Between conception and birth, you will spend nine months living in close quarters with your unborn child. Make the most of that time with simple bonding exercises to bring your family closer together before you meet face to face.

Safe Traveling During Pregnancy

Take time to get out of town before baby arrives. Traveling during pregnancy is safe if you take the proper precautions.

How to Pamper Yourself During Pregnancy

Treat yourself to spa services when you are expecting a new arrival.

Controlling Your Cravings

You don’t have to let your pregnancy hunger pangs take control.

Fast Facts: Preeclampsia

Test your knowledge about this pregnancy complication.

As you approach the midpoint of your pregnancy, it’s time to start thinking about where you will deliver your little miracle. Having a baby is one of life’s most joyous experiences. Barstow Community Hospital makes it even more memorable with extra pampering and special touches such as a cozy recliner, private shower, Wi-Fi bedside Internet access, a congratulatory meal and a private birthing room (the only hospital in the High Desert that provides private rooms). To learn more about our birthing suites, visit BarstowHospital.com.

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