Third Trimester

Bringing Baby Home

Learn what you will and won’t need to bring your new little one home safely.

Shining a Light on Maternity Leave

Planning on going back to work after baby? Don’t be left in the dark about your company’s leave policy.

Blood Pressure and the Baby Bump

The stress of preparing for baby and coping with a changing body are enough to keep any expectant mother busy, but it’s the pressure prospective moms often can’t see that may truly deserve their attention.

6 Ways to Ease Constipation During Pregnancy

A variety of factors converge during pregnancy to create the perfect conditions for constipation. A multi-step strategy can help mothers-to-be find relief.

The Skinny on Stretch Marks

You know stretch marks are a common feature of pregnancy, but a few facts about the skin condition may surprise you.

Beware the Baby Blues

Adding a new baby to the family is a reason for celebration, yet many new mothers struggle with a range of emotions during this time of life.

5 Fears of the Father-to-Be

Feel ready to be a dad? Of course you don’t.

Pregnancy Pampering Tips

Treat yourself to some well-deserved “me” time before your little one’s arrival.

A good time to tour the hospital is during your third trimester of pregnancy. Barstow Community Hospital offers expectant moms a 30-minute tour where a labor and delivery nurse will walk you through the whole delivery process, from admission to discharge. To arrange for a tour, call (760) 957‑3323.

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