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COVID-19: The facts

We have vaccines for many deadly viruses that harm humans. The pandemic of 2019-2020 has shown the USA what life can be like when we are missing one crucial vaccine. COVID-19 is three times more infectious than the flu and twice as deadly. 

Up to 50% of COVID-19 positive individuals are completely asymptomatic. 80% have mild to no symptoms. About 20% become ill enough to be hospitalized. Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>

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Emergency: When Do I Call?

After 36 weeks there are specific reasons you should call your doctor’s office or answering service if it is after hours. Whether it’s related to regular uterine contractions, lack of baby movement, water breaking or ruptured membrane, or bleeding, know the concerns and when to get in touch immediately. Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>

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Fetal Kick Counts

A healthy baby moves frequently in your uterus. You can help look out for the health of your baby by counting the number of times your baby kicks, twists, hiccups, or turns. Doing this is called Fetal Kick Counts. With time and familiarity, you will become aware of movement patterns. Before 28 weeks it is normal to feel the baby move 3-4 times a day. The baby is moving more than that, but because the baby is still small you may not feel every movement. Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>