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Your Pregnancy Matters

Should I have visitors in the hospital while my baby is being born?

When a new baby is on the way, loved ones often want to visit in the hospital. But not all women are comfortable sharing this personal time. In this week’s blog, we share eight factors to consider before inviting guests to visit you in Labor and Delivery.

Your Pregnancy Matters

How early can home pregnancy tests show positive results?

Many home pregnancy tests are advanced enough to detect pregnancy several days before a missed period. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what women need to know before choosing a home pregnancy test.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Beyond healthy babies: Why we discuss vaccines, maternal health during pregnancy

More and more, prenatal care is focusing on women’s long-term health as well as fetal development. In this week’s blog, discovery why Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., and her team discuss vaccinations and non-pregnancy-related health issues with patients during prenatal visits.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Can I go to the dentist when I’m pregnant?

Many pregnant women think they have to skip their dental appointments until after their baby comes. The truth is, for most women, routine dental care during pregnancy is safe – and recommended. Ask your dentist these seven questions ahead of time so your appointment goes smoothly.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What pregnant women need to know about Lyme disease

If family travel plans include hiking or relaxing in nature, take precautions against tick bites that can cause Lyme disease. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., offers tips to reduce the risk.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Beyond the six-week postpartum checkup: How health care after pregnancy is evolving

The notion that the postpartum visit signals the end of a patient/doctor relationship is outdated. Instead, postpartum care should be treated as an opportunity to optimize a woman’s health for years to come. Learn more.

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What happens if I get pregnant with an IUD?

Many women rely on intrauterine devices (IUDs) to prevent pregnancy. While the devices are highly effective, pregnancy can happen while using them. When it does, it’s important to seek the care of an Ob/Gyn for pregnancy evaluation and treatment that may reduce complications.

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What all pregnant women should know about blood clots

Historically, women were advised to take to their beds after having a baby. But modern doctors know moving around as soon as possible after delivery is key to preventing harmful blood clots. Discover how blood clots can harm your health and how to reduce your risk.

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Pregnancy, depression, and suicide: How to get help

In the U.S., rates of suicide have skyrocketed since 1999. In this week’s blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses why it’s important for pregnant women and those who love them to be aware of the symptoms of mental health conditions such as depression and how to get help.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Pregnancy care: The gateway to lifelong women’s health

For many women, pregnancy is their first encounter with regular health care. As we learn more about how pregnancy affects women’s health long-term, more doctors must step up to the challenge of encouraging ongoing care long after delivery. Learn more.