Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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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

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

5 Labor Positions to Help Your Baby Come Out

One proven way to promote labor progress is to change positions frequently, as in every 20–30 minutes. Frequent position changes and movement during labor can

Never Feel Ashamed or Afraid to Speak up About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is real. We can no longer ignore perinatal depression and anxiety disorders. Our moms deserve better. Moms suffering from postpartum depression must come out of the shadows and get help.