Second Trimester

Pregnancy Pains

Expectant mothers may experience all sorts of aches and twinges. Use these tips to help you stay comfortable.

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.

Oh Boy! (or Girl) It’s Gender Reveal Time!

To see, or not to see — that is the question.

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.

Get Some Support During Pregnancy

Back pain, swelling and varicose veins—oh my! Pregnancy can come with some uncomfortable symptoms, but maternity support garments can help ease those growing pains.

Putting a Spotlight on Placenta Accreta

After baby enters the world, the placenta—the organ that nourished your baby during pregnancy via the umbilical cord—should follow, but what if it’s anchored in place?

6 Ways Yoga During Pregnancy Helps Moms-to-be Strike a Healthy Pose

Yoga during pregnancy can benefit body, mind and spirit.

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.

Hair Changes and Pregnancy

If your hair feels different during pregnancy, you’re experiencing common changes that can affect women who are expecting.

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.

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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