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Your Pregnancy Matters

What to expect when you’re expecting – via gestational surrogacy

Gestational surrogacy requires a considerable emotional, financial, and legal investment. Martin Hechanova, M.D., discusses the process from a doctor's point of view.

Your Pregnancy Matters

It’s not your fault: Understanding miscarriage

Miscarriage is far more common than many people think. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains why it is important to disprove the myths about miscarriage.

Your Pregnancy Matters

4 tips for creating a family-centered birth plan

Family-centered birth plans include everything from pain relief options to emergency care and how older kids can participate. In this Your Pregnancy Matters blog, get tips to prepare for what you want – and the unexpected – from a UT Southwestern certified nurse midwife.

Your Pregnancy Matters

New Year’s weight resolutions that are safe during pregnancy

Trying to lose weight during pregnancy is generally not recommended. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., offers healthy New Year, New You resolutions regarding weight for women who are pregnant or considering pregnancy.

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What women and men need to know about reproductive coercion

Reproductive coercion is a type of intimate partner violence in which an abuser exerts power and control over a victim’s reproductive health and decisions. Dr. Shivani Patel discusses the ways reproductive coercion can manifest and how your health care provider can help.

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Baby it’s cold outside! Tips to manage pregnancy during winter

Pregnancy can be uncomfortable during any season. But not everything about being pregnant in the winter is bad. Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer offers tips for dealing with pregnancy in the cold.

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Self-serve birth control? The future of OTC contraceptives

All women deserve safe, effective birth control should they want it. But how women get contraception has been a topic of debate in recent years. Shivani Patel, M.D., talks about how we can improve access to contraception while keeping women safe and healthy.

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C-section knowledge is power: Benefits of new patient education and surgery protocols

Patient education is a main component of enhanced recovery after cesarean section. Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols can improve recovery and the patient experience. Talk with your doctor about what to expect with a planned or unplanned C-section. Learn more.

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Progesterone and premature birth: What a new study means for pregnant women

An October 2019 trial questions the effectiveness of a treatment used to prevent premature birth. In this #YourPregnancyMatters blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses what this means for women who have had a preterm birth in the past.

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Dads-to-be can find more relevant resources

There isn't a wealth of useful and relevant information available online for expectant fathers. In this week’s Your Pregnancy Matters blog, we check out a new playbook, plus more free fatherhood resources.