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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.

Heart; Women's Health; Your Pregnancy Matters

Pregnancy, statins, and high cholesterol: What women need to know

Though statins are proven to save lives, these cholesterol-lowering drugs are not considered safe for pregnant or breastfeeding patients. Get the facts about statins, hypercholesterolemia, and pregnancy in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

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.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

COVID-19 baby bust: Pandemic expected to lower birth rates in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to cause a steep drop in the 2021 birth rate. Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer explains why and how women who do get pregnant can stay safe and healthy.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Baby shower and holiday gift ideas for new parents – social distancing style!

Lending a hand to new parents is a bit tougher due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Get ideas from five of our Ob/Gyn providers who share the best gifts and support they received when their own new babies arrived this year.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Ready for pregnancy? Your current birth control may affect how fast fertility returns

A new study found that fertility returned quickest after stopping birth control in patients who had used IUDs or implants. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog, explore birth control methods for specific life and health goals.

COVID; Your Pregnancy Matters

Most pregnant patients not at high risk for COVID-19 complications, new study shows

A new study from UT Southwestern found that most pregnant patients may not be at higher risk of COVID-19 complications. Learn why and find out how to use COVID-19 strategies to prepare for the flu season.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What to do when pregnancy becomes a pain in the tailbone

Tailbone pain is common during pregnancy, but many women find relief through special cushions, exercises, and posture tips. Learn more from Rupali Kumar, M.D.

Brain; Your Pregnancy Matters

Brain tumor surgery with quadruplets on the way: Katie's extra-complex pregnancy

Katie Sturm was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor while she was pregnant with quadruplets. She had surgery at UT Southwestern and later delivered her four sons during a pandemic. Read her amazing story on the Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Know the risks of taking ibuprofen, NSAIDs during pregnancy

Many common cold and flu medications contain NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, which the FDA warns can cause serious fetal harm in pregnancy. Learn more.