Before becoming a midwife, I was a labor and delivery nurse for almost nine years. As a nurse, I spent a great deal of time at the bedside, talking with my patients, and getting to know them and their families. So, believe me when I tell you that I have had some fantastic conversations with […]
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 you may have. So rest assured that all of your questions have probably been asked before…many times. There have only been a few questions that made me lose my neutral provider […]
New mothers face a variety of medical challenges and may need help to understand what is normal and what is not.
RSV or Respiratory Syncytial Virus is a common respiratory virus that typically causes mild cold symptoms but can cause more severe illness in children under two years old.
Get my baby out! As the due date approaches, the back pain, hip pain, insomnia, and fatigue add up. Many women are ready to meet their newborn. Others want to wait and let things happen naturally. Some women develop medical complications making delivery an urgent necessity. Inducing labor is one option. Our Preparing For series […]
Prepare yourself for a C-Section by learning more about what the procedure entails.
Prepare yourself for a Robotic Hysterectomy by learning more about what the procedure entails.
A vaginal hysterectomy is a minimally invasive technique to remove the uterus. Vaginal hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgery that benefits patients by having only a vaginal incision, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery, reduced pain, and a shorter hospital stay.
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.
The best preventative measure to fight against influenza and its possible complications is vaccination with the annual flu vaccine.