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C-section knowledge is power: Benefits of new patient education and surgery protocols

Patient education is a main component of enhanced recovery after cesarean section. Safety protocols can improve recovery and your experience.

Diet and Nutrition; Women's Health; Your Pregnancy Matters

Managing pregnancy when mom has an eating disorder

Psychiatrist Carrie McAdams, M.D., Ph.D., discusses concerns that women with eating disorders have regarding pregnancy and the challenges they may face.

Patient Stories; Women's Health

For Mother's Day, 6 stories of survival

A mother's strength – and will to live – is reflected in six amazing stories of survival from UT Southwestern.

Heart; Your Pregnancy Matters

Cardio-obstetrics: Improving care for pregnant patients with heart disease

Rina Mauricio, M.D., explains how UT Southwestern's expert cardio-obstetrics team collaborates to provide the best care for pregnant patients with heart conditions.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What moms should know about forceps and vacuum deliveries

When labor is not progressing, a physician may suggest using forceps or a vacuum to help baby along. Learn how these methods work and when they may be used.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Treating mild hypertension in pregnancy is safe and beneficial, study shows

A new study has flipped the script on mild hypertension care in pregnancy. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., explores the data on the Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What women should know about chickenpox, vaccination, and pregnancy

Chickenpox can present a danger to pregnant women and their babies. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer explains who may be at risk and what complications chickenpox can cause.

Your Pregnancy Matters

10 tips for handling and holding a newborn

Nervous about holding a newborn? Pediatrician Jessica Morse, M.D., discusses tips and techniques for holding the new baby in your life.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Car seats, cribs, and more: Safety tips for top infant products

From car seats to strollers, pediatrician Jessica Morse, M.D., discusses safety guidelines for popular baby products, some of which are often misused.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

6 things to expect with Down syndrome babies

Pediatrician Jessica Morse, M.D., discusses 6 common challenges new parents of newborns with Down syndrome face – and how to keep their babies healthy.