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When You Shouldn’t Share Your Birth Story With a Pregnant Women

Before becoming a midwife, I was a labor and delivery nurse for almost nine years. As a nurse, I spent a great deal of...

Embarrassing Pregnancy Questions; We Have the Answers.

Most of the time spent at an obstetric visit with your healthcare provider is used for education, counseling, reviewing normals/abnormals, and answering any questions...

Motherhood is Not a Diagnosis…

New mothers face a variety of medical challenges and may need help to understand what is normal and what is not.

Here Is More Good News for Pregnant Women With Covid-19

A new study from shows most pregnant women with Covid-19 do well with low rates of severe complications.

Covid-19 Moms at Higher Risk for Preterm Labor, Study Suggests

Pregnant women worldwide continue to worry about catching Covid-19 and passing the virus to their unborn baby. Each day we learn more, but much remains unknown about the coronavirus’s effects on pregnant women and babies.

Covid-19 Moms Are at Higher Risk for ICU Admission and Complications

Women are at a higher risk of severe complications if they acquire Covid-19 during pregnancy compared with non-pregnant women.

Most Babies Born to Covid-19 Moms Do Well

The new data shows that babies born to women with Covid-19 demonstrate no increase in low birth weight, difficulty breathing, apnea, or respiratory infections through the first eight weeks of life.

Daily Aspirin; This Simple Solution Saves Pregnant Women’s Lives

We can reduce the risk of preeclampsia by encouraging the daily low-dose aspirin in women who have an increased risk for high blood pressure in pregnancy

Labor Induction; What Pregnant Women Want to Know

Get my baby out! As the due date approaches, the back pain, hip pain, insomnia, and fatigue add up. Many women are ready to...

Preparing for: Cesarean Delivery (C-Section)

Prepare yourself for a C-Section by learning more about what the procedure entails.

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Can You Trust a Home Pregnancy Test?

Home pregnancy tests are 99% accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor’s office and are very reliable when used correctly.

Endometriosis

Endometriosis happens when tissue similar to the lining of the uterus (womb) grows outside of the uterus. It may affect more than 11% of American women between 15 and 44

The Placenta Protects Babies From Covid-19; Here’s How

Can a mother pass Covid-19 on to her baby? Pregnant women are scared of Covid-19, and so are the medical providers who care for them

How Pregnant Women Can Cope With Nausea and Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting occur in up to 90% of pregnancies. For many, these symptoms are a mild annoyance. Others develop a severe form called hyperemesis gravidarum.

Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP)

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is a liver disorder that occurs in pregnant women. Cholestasis is a condition that impairs the release of a digestive fluid called bile from liver cells

Telogen Effluvium, Hair Loss in Pregnancy and Postpartum

During the natural course of your life your hair falls out at a rate of around 100 hairs a day. This occurs over the space of the 24 hours and you'll notice these stray hairs in your bath tub

Egg Freezing Fights Fertility’s Biological Clock

No one should tell a woman when or if she should have a baby. That decision is up to her, but she needs to know all her options before it is too late

Hyperemesis Gravidarum in Pregnancy

Hyperemesis gravidarum is extreme, persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It can lead to dehydration, weight loss, and electrolyte imbalances.

5 Prenatal Yoga Poses To Stop Pregnancy Aches and Pains

Prenatal Yoga improves fitness, strengthens muscles, and increases flexibility to improve the discomforts of pregnancy. Prenatal yoga alleviates some of the pregnancy pains and also relaxes the mind.

Preparing for: Cesarean Delivery (C-Section)

Prepare yourself for a C-Section by learning more about what the procedure entails.

EDITORS CHOICE

Embarrassing Pregnancy Questions; We Have the Answers.

Most of the time spent at an obstetric visit with your healthcare provider is used for education, counseling, reviewing normals/abnormals, and answering any questions...

Can You Trust a Home Pregnancy Test?

Home pregnancy tests are 99% accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor’s office and are very reliable when used correctly.

Better Care is Needed for Postpartum Depression

A nurse She was a nurse. I worked with her daily. She was my friend and also my patient. Happily married. Perfect pregnancy. Easy...

Gestational Diabetes, Risks and Treatment

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Diabetes means your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high.