GC4W Motherhood News & Advice

What to Expect: Ultrasound Costs

What to Expect: Ultrasound Costs Ultrasounds are common for most people during pregnancy, but they can be expensive. Here’s what you need to know about ultrasound costs, insurance coverage, and affordable options. By Dina Roth Port and Hiranmayi Srinivasan Of the many financial matters you need to prepare when you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby, healthcare costs are at the top…

One Doctor Is Speaking Out In Favor of Birth Plans—Here’s Why

One Doctor Is Speaking Out In Favor of Birth Plans—Here’s Why An OB-GYN office discouraged their patients from creating birth plans. Here’s why one doctor says that’s poor patient care. By Beth Ann Mayer There’s a cliché that you can’t plan labor and delivery. Things happen, even if you’ve had a healthy pregnancy. That’s true. Fetal heart rates can drop,…

Here’s What a Good Prenatal Vitamin Should Have

Here’s What a Good Prenatal Vitamin Should Have From gummy chews to fish oil capsules, there are countless prenatal vitamins and supplements on the market. This guide will help you pick the right prenatal pill so you and baby can thrive. By Alicia Barney and Diana McKeon Charkalis If you’re newly pregnant (or ideally when you’re trying to conceive), it’s…