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Your Pregnancy Matters

Pregnancy complications: What are the chances that they’ll happen again?

Pregnancy complications are an unfortunate fact of life. However, just because something occurs once doesn’t mean it’s certain to happen again. Learn what some of the most common complications are – and what the chances are that they’ll recur.

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Bed rest during pregnancy: Is it really necessary?

Over the years, doctors have prescribed bed rest to pregnant women to help prevent complications such as miscarriages or preterm labor. However, no scientific evidence to date tells us it’s helpful – and, worse yet, bed rest might even do more harm than good. Learn more.

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Debunking 5 Common Pregnancy Myths

Women hear a lot of information and suggestions regarding their pregnancies. But how much of it is true? Let’s discuss some common myths that we hear from patients – and why they’re inaccurate.

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Holiday gift ideas for pregnant women – and some presents to avoid

If an expecting mother is on your holiday gift list, use these tips from Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., to pick the perfect present (and avoid unintentional hurt feelings). Tips include gifts new moms can use today and long after delivery. Learn more.

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Delivery update: Delayed pushing might do more harm than good

Delayed pushing during delivery is a common practice, but resting between full cervical dilation and the pushing stage might do more harm than good. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what women should know about delayed vs. immediate pushing.

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Patience is key: Understanding the timing of early ultrasounds

The first step women usually take once they learn they’re pregnant is a visit with an Ob/Gyn to have an ultrasound. In this week’s blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses the importance of understanding when the best times for ultrasounds are.

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6 things parents should discuss and agree on before their baby is born

There are a lot of decisions to make during pregnancy that will affect your new baby – and potentially your relationship with your partner. In this week’s blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses six key items couples should agree upon before the baby is born.

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What happens if my prenatal doctor hears a fetal heart arrhythmia?

Hearing the baby’s heartbeat at every prenatal visit is exciting, but sometimes the rhythm isn’t what the Ob/Gyn expects. While detection of a fetal heart arrhythmia can be scary for parents, it is fairly common and usually doesn’t indicate long-term issues. Learn more.

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4 common pregnancy-related GI issues, and when to call the doctor

Heartburn, constipation, and other mild gastrointestinal issues are common during pregnancy. However, certain red-flag symptoms warrant urgent medical care. Learn more.

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Headache and migraine remedies that are safe during pregnancy

Headaches and migraines are common during pregnancy, and treatment options are similar for pregnant and non-pregnant women. However, sudden and severe headaches can indicate more serious health issues. Learn more.