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Welcome to Pregnancy Statistics

Healthy Pregnancies

The purpose of this website is to help educate the public about pregnancy. Some of the topics covered here include information on pregnancy rates, pregnancy health, and pregnancy help. This site has many articles on teen pregnancy as well as general facts and statistics about being pregnant. Our goal is to cover as many aspects of pregnancy as we can and to answer any related questions you may have. We cover many other topics as well including symptoms of pregnancy and ways to care for yourself and unborn baby while you are pregnant.


Pregnancy Ultrasound
A pregnancy ultrasound is a common procedure during pregnancy, and though it is generally considered safe, pregnant women should understand the procedure, what to expect from it, and the potential risk. Learn about pregnancy ultrasounds here.
Gestational Diabetes
For some women, gestational diabetes is a severe medical issue they face throughout their pregnancy. Gestational diabetes occurs in about 4 percent of pregnancies. There are certain risks that increase the chance of gestational diabetes. Read on to learn more.
When Should I go to the Hospital?
When it comes to being pregnant there comes certain times when it can be an emergency situation and the pregnant woman should consider going to the hospital for a check up or an emergency evaluation. So, when should I go to the hospital? Keep reading to find out more.
Midwife Birth
Many pregnant women are turning to the option of having a midwife birth at home instead of through a medical professional in a hospital as the result of rising health care costs. Midwife birth options are becoming more common place as some women look to save money and give birth in their own home.
Amniocentesis (Amnio)
Has your doctor ordered an amniocentesis, or amnio? Want to know more about amnio testing before agreeing to the test? Read this article to find out why amniocentesis is done, how an amnio is performed, and learn the risks of having an amniocentesis test done.
APGAR Testing
Apgar testing is the first and quick assessment of the overall health and well-being of a newborn baby. The Apgar testing system was first implemented in the 1950's by an obstetric anesthesiologist, Virginia Apgar. Apgar testing is now commonly used to assess newborn babies in their first few minutes after birth.
Natural Family Planning (NFP)
Natural Family Planning is considered a highly effective method of birth control that involves an active approach at knowing the woman's most fertile times by dissecting fertile signals regarding fertility and ovulation. Natural Family Planning is often associated with the charting method of birth control, which doesn't carry the best reputation for effectiveness.