SWCWC News & Information

Morning Sickness

About three-quarters of all pregnant women have nausea, and sometimes vomiting, during their first trimester. For some, it is worse in the morning and gets [...]

2022-10-16T15:43:51+00:00August 20th, 2021|

Traveling During Pregnancy

Many women have concerns about traveling while pregnant. In reality, traveling during your pregnancy is fine.  Keep in mind that airplane, train, and bus travel [...]

2022-10-16T15:43:44+00:00August 13th, 2021|

Spouse Abuse

Domestic violence was frequently ignored in the past. Physical abuse of a spouse, more often the wife, is now recognized as a social problem [...]

2022-10-16T19:53:54+00:00July 23rd, 2021|

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Because of hormone and metabolic changes during pregnancy, some women with no previous history will develop diabetes during pregnancy. The term for this condition is [...]

2022-10-16T15:48:18+00:00July 23rd, 2021|


Menopause is the time in a woman's life when she ceases to menstruate. It is a natural process that results when the ovaries stop producing [...]

2022-10-16T17:00:39+00:00May 10th, 2021|

Drinking and Pregnancy

Any exposure of an unborn child to alcohol during the mother's pregnancy may affect the fetus. Heavy use of alcohol during pregnancy can result in [...]

2022-10-16T15:49:30+00:00April 22nd, 2021|

Diet and Exercise During Pregnancy

Eating a well-balanced diet during pregnancy is especially important.  Protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals are essential and can be obtained by eating the right kind [...]

2022-10-16T15:48:55+00:00March 13th, 2021|

Complications During Pregnancy

Complications can occur at various stages in a pregnancy. Complications during early pregnancy can include a miscarriage, which is the natural termination of the pregnancy [...]

2022-10-16T15:47:15+00:00March 10th, 2021|

How to Quit Smoking

Kicking the smoking habit is not easy but can be done. The addictive nature of nicotine is one of the difficult hurdles. Commit to [...]

2022-10-16T19:53:08+00:00February 10th, 2021|