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What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

Use this printable hospital bag checklist to make sure you have everything you need for labor and delivery.

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Palliative care: Support for patients and families with difficult pregnancies and deliveries

The stress and uncertainty of having a very sick or premature infant is a health concern in and of itself. How palliative care can help families cope.

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From pregnancy to parenting: How a post-birth plan can help

The transition from pregnancy to new parent can be stressful. Dr. Horsager shares “post-birth plan” tips to make life with a new baby easier.

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How to be a good friend to someone who’s suffered pregnancy loss

Pregnancy loss is more common than many people realize, but it can be tough to discuss. Dr. Horsager offers advice for supporting a friend after miscarriage.

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Helping you understand scary (but often harmless) pregnancy ultrasound findings

Dr. Horsager explains three pregnancy ultrasound findings that seem scary but typically are harmless.

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Not every woman loves being pregnant, and that’s OK

Common reasons some women simply don’t enjoy being pregnant, why that’s OK, and how to cope.

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How pregnant moms can get better sleep

Moms-to-be shouldn’t have to suffer sleepless nights before their babies are born. Dr. Duryea discusses sleep disorders and how to avoid them.

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Talking about death and pregnancy in Texas: a tough discussion

Texas has the highest maternal death rate in the United States. Dr. Shivani Patel addresses how doctors and women can reduce the risk.

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Can I breastfeed during pregnancy?

Tips for successfully breastfeeding during pregnancy and what women should discuss with their doctors in the first trimester.

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Can the weather impact your pregnancy?

There are many theories that weather can affect aspects of pregnancy. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer looks at the evidence behind these claims, and provides recommendations for handling extreme weather when pregnant.