Tag: pregnancy

What Is Bell’s Palsy? – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 436

What Is Bell’s Palsy? – InVite Health Podcast, Episode 436

You may have heard about Bell’s palsy, a type of facial paralysis that affects about 500,000 Americans annually, but do you know what causes it? Learn more from Amanda Williams, MPH.

What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

It turns out, summer months aren’t the only time you need to worry about mosquitos. A new mosquito-borne virus is beginning to cause worldwide concern. That’s because the implications of getting bit by a mosquito carrying the Zika Virus can be harmful to both pregnant 

5 Essential Micronutrients During Pregnancy by Jun Wang, MS.

5 Essential Micronutrients During Pregnancy by Jun Wang, MS.

Jun Wang is currently an on-site nutritional consultant at InVite® Heath in Forest Hills and the Bronx. He holds a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition from Columbia University Medical Center. In about three months, I will became a father for the first time in 

Flu Shots Highly Recommended for Pregnant Women by Experts

Flu Shots Highly Recommended for Pregnant Women by Experts

Photo by Michalina on Unsplash Opinions on the flu vaccine are still divided, but certain populations are encouraged to get vaccinated this fall, especially pregnant women. Experts encourage all expectant mothers to get a flu shot, and if any flu-like symptoms arise, they should seek 

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash It’s a publicly known fact that smoking in general is not good for our health. Quitting can be a struggle and many opt for vaping to reduce their nicotine intake. However, smoking while pregnant has many serious side effects 

Staying Healthy After Your Baby with Dr. Patricia Selassie

Staying Healthy After Your Baby with Dr. Patricia Selassie

Photo by Alex Pasarelu on Unsplash Many women are extremely particular in seeking the right preparations and care for their bodies before and during pregnancy. However, what about the mother’s health after the baby is born? It’s important to understand that post pregnancy practices are