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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....

Preparing for: Cesarean Delivery (C-Section)

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

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.

A Laypersons Guide to Building Better Babies

While it is true that many women in their thirties and even into their forties have healthy pregnancies and babies, the fact remains that many struggle to conceive after the age of thirty

How Best to Protect Your Unborn Child against Whooping Cough and Influenza

Both influenza and Tdap vaccines reduce the risk to pregnant women protect babies who are too young to get vaccinated. These vaccines transfer antibodies through the placenta from the mom to baby

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....

Celebrating New Life During the Pandemic

Will my partner be with me when I go into labor? Nervous patients ask this question daily. Expectant parents...

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

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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.

The Menstrual Cycle explained

Menstruation is a woman’s monthly bleeding, often called your “period.” When you menstruate, your body discards the monthly buildup of the lining of your uterus

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...