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Your Pregnancy Matters

Why women should ‘pump iron’ supplements during pregnancy

Taking prenatal iron supplements helps build up extra blood your body and growing fetus need during pregnancy and delivery. In this Your Pregnancy Matters article, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer offers 6 tips for choosing and taking iron supplements.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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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Feeling the burn? Tips to manage heartburn, GERD in pregnancy

More than half of pregnant women deal with heartburn by the third trimester, thanks to hormone changes and an ever-expanding abdomen. In this Your Pregnancy Matters article, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., offers safe, effective tips to beat the burn.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Total body cooling: Saving babies' lives after emergency delivery

Rare and unexpected labor emergencies can result in infant brain damage. But a special cooling/warming NICU therapy is shown to reduce certain disabilities and death by more than 10 percent. Learn more in this Your Pregnancy Matters article.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Q&A: Is it safe to take medications while breastfeeding?

During pregnancy and lactation, certain medications might not be safe or might not work well. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters article, two experts discuss knowledge gaps regarding breastfeeding, supplements, and drugs, as well as how we're closing the gap with research. Read more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What women need to know about measles and pregnancy

Measles exposure can cause preterm birth or pregnancy loss, and women can't get the vaccine during pregnancy. In this Your Pregnancy Matters article, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses how updated measles guidelines might help women reduce their risk. Read more.

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Is it a boy or a girl? The father’s family might provide a clue

Expectant moms often want to know whether their baby will be a boy or girl, and the family makeup of their partner might play a role in determining their baby's sex. Learn more.

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3 ways Ob/Gyns use AI in pregnancy care

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly important in women's health care. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, find out how our Ob/Gyns use AI every day and get predictions for future uses of AI from Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Texas hospitals must prove pregnancy care expertise or lose Medicaid dollars

A new law is highlighting the importance of maternal health. By Sept. 1, 2020, Texas hospitals that provide pregnancy care are required to prove their expertise in high-risk pregnancy – or lose Medicaid reimbursement. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what the new law means for patients.

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Allergic to penicillin? There’s a 90% chance that’s not true

More than 90 percent of patients who believe they are allergic to penicillin actually aren’t. This is a serious concern, particularly during pregnancy. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, allergy expert David Khan, M.D., discusses penicillin allergy testing and antibiotic safety.