Pregnancy

Pregnancy

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Elective C-Section: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Unnecessary surgery can pose risks for mother and baby. By now you are probably starting to develop a plan for your delivery day.   In most bir

Doulas: Helping Hands for Childbirth

Learn about a doula’s role during labor and delivery. In many societies throughout history, women have helped other women give birth. They pre

Preparing Siblings for a New Baby

Tips to help you deliver the news that someone is going to be a big brother or a big sister. Congratulations, you’re going to be a parent &mda

Considering Episiotomy

When is an episiotomy a choice versus a necessity? Being pregnant is an exciting and anxious time. You may want to jump straight to picking out name

Cesarean Section: Your Questions Answered

What to expect if you’re having a C-section. A cesarean section, commonly called a C-section, is a surgical procedure to deliver a baby. The b

Healthy Eating in Your Third Trimester

Keep up good habits in the last stretch of your pregnancy. You’re in the home stretch of your pregnancy — the third trimester. It’

5 Ways to Have a More Satisfying C-Section

If you’re planning a C-section, here are some tips to help you feel more involved. Some moms-to-be know in advance they will be having a cesar

Vaginal Birth Basics

What to expect when baby is finally ready to be born. Most babies are delivered vaginally, or through the birth canal. It is the method most patient

Safe Eating During Pregnancy: Avoiding Foodborne Illnesses

Take care to prepare food properly, and know what foods to avoid when you’re expecting. Did you know that when you’re pregnant, your immu

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

The extra weight you gain during pregnancy nourishes your growing baby. Learn about the guidelines for healthy pregnancy weight gain. Some weight ga

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