January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, making now the perfect time to learn about why folic acid is so important during pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in every 33 babies is [...]
If you are pregnant and contemplating your birth plan, you might also be wondering about measures that may need to be taken if something does not go according to plan. One topic you should be educated on is labor induction, [...]
As you’re approaching your due date, you should be focused on finalizing preparations for the hospital and bringing your baby home. One of the things you need to take care of in advance is packing your bag(s) for the hospital. [...]
Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or pregnant already, you have probably done some research on what changes your body will undergo during pregnancy. A lot of people are familiar with the physical changes during pregnancy, but knowledge about what [...]
If you are thinking about getting pregnant in the future, currently pregnant, or have recently given birth, you may be concerned about the possibility of experiencing postpartum depression. Many people have some idea of what postpartum depression is on a [...]
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! You are probably feeling a lot of different things right now-- excitement, nervousness, uncertainty, joy, disbelief and just about every other emotion under the sun. When you go to your first appointment (usually at 8 to 10 [...]
If you’ve never experienced labor and delivery, it can feel a lot like sailing into uncharted water. And if you have, it’s important to recognize that each pregnancy and baby are different. As your due date approaches (or passes), you [...]
During pregnancy, the vast majority of women experience some degree of morning sickness, particularly during the first trimester. Often characterized by waking up and abruptly running to the bathroom, morning sickness is widely regarded as an unpleasant, yet normal part [...]
Dr. Michelle Horvath discusses gestational diabetes, a form of type 2 diabetes that is only present during pregnancy on WGHP television in High Point, NC.
Dr. Michelle Horvath featured on WGHP's House Call. She discusses the importance of Folic Acid Prior and During Pregnancy.