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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.

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

Why you should ask about your hospital’s C-section rate

One out of three babies are born by C-section. Dr. Horsager discusses what doctors, hospitals, and patients can do to lower C-section rates.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Texas hospitals must prove pregnancy care expertise or lose Medicaid dollars

In 2020, UT Southwestern earned the Level 4 maternal health center designation – the highest level of care. Explore what this does and doesn’t mean for patients.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Pregnancy: It takes a village

Gone are the days when health care was based on “doctor knows best.” How team-based care models put pregnant women at the center of decision-making.

COVID; Prevention; Your Pregnancy Matters

Maternal vaccination reduces newborn COVID-19 hospitalization risk by 61%

Similar to whooping cough outcomes, newborns are 61% less likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 if their birth moms are vaccinated in pregnancy. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Drinking while pregnant: What we know and what we don’t

Will an occasional drink during pregnancy harm a baby? Dr. Horsager discusses what studies show, what national organizations say, and how she advises women.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Ob/Gyn checklists can make pregnancy care safer

Labor and Delivery checklists might seem impersonal, but they help us optimize your childbirth experience. Explore our delivery checklist philosophy.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Screening for stillbirth risk: Who benefits from additional testing?

Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses updated screening recommendations for pregnant patients at risk of having a stillbirth.