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Postpartum exercise: When it's safe to start running and lifting after pregnancy

Ready to start running or lifting weights again after giving birth? Physical therapist Taylor Price discusses when it's OK to start intense exercise – and how to do so safely – in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

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10 exercises you can do with your new baby

Ready to start working out again after having a baby? In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, get 9 at-home exercises you can safely do with your baby.

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Feeding support and options to fix tongue-tie in babies

Tongue-tie in newborns can cause feeding and growth problems if left untreated. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog, explore how team-based care from lactation experts, speech therapists, pediatricians, and ENTs can help new parents and babies overcome feeding challenges.

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4 pregnancy blood tests not all patients need

Prenatal lab testing can help patients achieve healthier, happier pregnancies. But more tests are not always better! Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses four lab tests that some patients may not need in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

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6 pregnancy ultrasound exams you might not need

Ultrasound technology can be invaluable in pregnancy. But sometimes, the risks of certain exams outweigh the benefits. Get insights about 6 exams you might not need – and questions to ask your doctor – in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog with Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D.

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How to manage anxiety about pain during common pregnancy tests

A little squeamish about pain? Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses tips to feel less anxious about pain or discomfort during common pregnancy tests and exams.

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9 myths about epidurals – debunked

Epidurals are generally safe and effective for labor pain management, but myths abound! Anesthesiologist Megan Maxwell, M.D., debunks 9 common myths about epidurals in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

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How can having low platelets affect my pregnancy and birth plan?

Having low platelets is common in pregnancy, as 'This Is Us' star Mandy Moore recently discovered. But for some patients, it increases the risk of complications. Find out what causes low platelets and how it's treated in this week's Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What if my Ob/Gyn isn’t on call to deliver my baby?

It’s possible that your Ob/Gyn won't be available when it's time to deliver your child. Get tips to feel prepared for giving birth with a different provider.

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Do-it-yourself doula: Tips to choose the best labor support person

Doulas can help you achieve your desired birth experience. But financial and COVID-19 restrictions can make doing so challenging this year. If you're feeling stuck, consider these "DIY" tips to include doula best practices in your birth plan.