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Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D.

RhoGAM shortage: Managing Rh incompatibility in pregnancy

UT Southwestern is taking a proactive stance to protect women and newborns who may be Rh incompatible during a nationwide shortage of Rho(D) immune globulin (RhIg).

Why pregnant women should resist ‘vaccine fatigue’

Vaccine fatigue is real and pregnant women are not immune. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., explains which vaccines are recommended during pregnancy and when.

Don't wash breast pump parts in the sink, plus more safety tips

Practicing good breast pump hygiene helps protect babies from potentially dangerous germs. Lactation consultant Kelli Hulsman, M.S., B.S.N., RN, IBCLC, walks parents through the steps of correctly cleaning a breast pump

How to handle pumping at work: 5 tips for breastfeeding moms

Working moms who breastfeed often rely on pumping to maintain their supply. But pumping at work can be a lot New legislation should make things a bit easier.

Pregnancy symptoms that might warrant a trip to the emergency department

Recognize symptoms of a pregnancy or postpartum emergency that may require a trip to the emergency department.

Examining the risks and outcomes of home birth

As home birth becomes more popular, it’s important to analyze the risks and outcomes of out-of-hospital births accurately. Dr. Santiago-Munoz explains

Whooping cough: New concerns about an old disease

Pertussis, also known as whopping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that causes violent, uncontrollable coughing that makes it hard to breathe.

Alphabet soup! Your guide to pregnancy-related abbreviations

Confused by some of the abbreviations and acronyms in your digital pregnancy care chart? Check out our guide to common pregnancy-related shorthand.

Opioid use and pregnancy: An honest discussion

Using opioid pain medications during and after pregnancy can have significant affects on you and your baby.

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

A UT Southwestern study on progesterone suggests it might not help prevent some preterm births. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what this mean for pregnant patients.

During pregnancy, avoid cold cuts and soft cheeses to reduce listeria risk

Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, and preterm labor and pregnant patients are at 10 times the risk of nonpregnant individuals from bacteria. Find out how to avoid it.

Pregnancy during the holidays: Tips on traveling, eating, and houseguests

Pregnancy adds a layer of planning for holiday travel, dining, and hosting guests. Get tips to prepare for safe, fun festivities in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Acetaminophen is still safe in pregnancy, despite controversy

Despite a class-action lawsuit raising concerns, research suggests short-term use of pain-relief medications such as Tylenol is safe for most pregnant patients.

6 ways to embrace a more positive body image during and after pregnancy

More than half of women are unhappy with their body in the weeks before and after childbirth. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., shares tips to help improve perinatal body image.

Yes, pregnant patients still need their flu shot

The flu shot is our best defense against influenza. Learn why this year it’s more important than ever for pregnant people to get vaccinated.