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Your Pregnancy Matters

6 pregnancy ultrasound exams you might not need

Ultrasound technology can be invaluable in pregnancy. But sometimes, the risks of certain exams outweigh the benefits. Get insights about 6 exams you might not need – and questions to ask your doctor – in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog with Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D.

Your Pregnancy Matters

How to manage anxiety about pain during common pregnancy tests

A little squeamish about pain? Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses tips to feel less anxious about pain or discomfort during common pregnancy tests and exams.

Your Pregnancy Matters

How can having low platelets affect my pregnancy and birth plan?

Having low platelets is common in pregnancy, as 'This Is Us' star Mandy Moore recently discovered. But for some patients, it increases the risk of complications. Find out what causes low platelets and how it's treated in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What if my Ob/Gyn isn’t on call to deliver my baby?

It’s possible that your Ob/Gyn won't be available when it's time to deliver your child. Get tips to feel prepared for giving birth with a different provider.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Do-it-yourself doula: Tips to choose the best labor support person

Doulas can help you achieve your desired birth experience. But financial and COVID-19 restrictions can make doing so challenging this year. If you're feeling stuck, consider these "DIY" tips to include doula best practices in your birth plan.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

COVID-19 vaccine logistics for pregnant and breastfeeding patients

Pregnant patients are now eligible to get the safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., offers logistical tips and information patients need to make their personal vaccination decisions.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Feeling tired during pregnancy? You might have sleep apnea

Approximately 20% of pregnant patients have sleep apnea, which can increase the risk of health complications in pregnancy and long term. Learn the symptoms and treatment options in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: Know the symptoms, risks of blood clots

Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy is a rare but serious condition. Blood clots can form in the legs, travel to the lungs, and reduce blood flow or oxygen. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog, explore PE symptoms, risk factors, and strategies to reduce your risk.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Pet ownership may be a good way to boost your baby's health

Can pet ownership help boost a baby’s respiratory health? In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters, discover how your furry friends may help lower a child’s risk of allergies and asthma.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

Should pregnant or breastfeeding women take the COVID-19 vaccine?

Should pregnant or breastfeeding women get the #COVID19 vaccine? Ob/Gyn specialists Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., and Emily Adhikari, M.D., discuss vaccine-related questions.