Should Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated?

Research has shown that pregnant people are at greater health risk for illness and complications from contracting COVID-19. Since the vaccines began rolling out in late 2020, there has been a lot of confusion about who should get vaccinated, and what the potential complications might be, especially for pregnant people. From the beginning however, theContinue reading “Should Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated?”

Should Pregnant Women Get the Covid Booster Shot?

Many pregnant women wonder if the booster shot is safe for their fetus. In terms of Covid-19 and it’s variants there is still a lot that we don’t know. One of the weirdest things about this whole pandemic is watching the scientific method play out in real time, as doctors learn more about the diseaseContinue reading “Should Pregnant Women Get the Covid Booster Shot?”

Is it Safe to Play Sports While Pregnant?

Pregnancy shouldn’t stop you from maintaining your fitness, but can you play sports? As an athlete, it is super important to maintain your fitness through exercise. It is also really important to participate in your favorite sports, for a myriad of reasons from keeping healthy hobbies, to maintaining interpersonal relationships with your team. As anyoneContinue reading “Is it Safe to Play Sports While Pregnant?”

How to Exercise Safely During Pregnancy

This is an excerpt from an article I wrote with Drs. Lamikanra and Halim on “Female Athletes: Unique Challenges Facing Women Warriors” published in The American Journal of Orthopedics in January 2016. Women in sports can typically continue their athletic regimens during pregnancy.  It is advantageous to do so if medically warranted for both physicalContinue reading “How to Exercise Safely During Pregnancy”