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Progesterone and premature birth: What a new study means for pregnant women

An October 2019 trial questions the effectiveness of a treatment used to prevent premature birth. In this #YourPregnancyMatters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what this means for women who have had a preterm birth in the past.

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Top symptoms patients might not expect during pregnancy

No one can fully prepare for pregnancy, but it's important to know a few key symptoms that are and aren't normal. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer discusses what patients might not expect when they're expecting.

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Pregnancy without ultrasound? Pros and cons

An ultrasound is a chance to check for potential pregnancy issues. But patients are opting out, citing a range of personal reasons. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses the potential benefits and risks of prenatal ultrasounds. Learn more.

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4 myths about vaping and pregnancy – busted

After an increase in vaping-related illnesses and several deaths, many pregnant women still believe vaping is safer than smoking. Patients deserve the truth. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., busts four myths about ecigs and pregnancy. Learn more.

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How does sickle cell anemia affect pregnancy?

Sickle cell disease is a genetic condition that can cause significant pregnancy issues. Find out what women need to know to safely manage symptoms and reduce risks for themselves and their babies. Learn more.

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Challenges faced with prenatal ultrasound

Recently, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel shared the moving story of his son’s birth. Dr. Horsager reflects on why an ultrasound didn’t detect his son’s congenital heart defect before birth.

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Class is in session: The many benefits of prenatal education

Whether you’re a first-time mom or experienced at giving birth, prenatal education classes offer tips for everyone, including a potentially surprising benefit.

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Which prenatal vitamins should I take?

Prenatal vitamin options are endless, but the average woman who eats a healthy diet really only needs to worry about two supplements.