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Patience is key: Understanding the timing of early ultrasounds

The first step women usually take once they learn they’re pregnant is a visit with an Ob/Gyn to have an ultrasound. In this week’s blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses the importance of understanding when the best times for ultrasounds are.

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6 things parents should discuss and agree on before their baby is born

There are a lot of decisions to make during pregnancy that will affect your new baby – and potentially your relationship with your partner. In this week’s blog, Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses six key items couples should agree upon before the baby is born.

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What happens if my prenatal doctor hears a fetal heart arrhythmia?

Hearing the baby’s heartbeat at every prenatal visit is exciting, but sometimes the rhythm isn’t what the Ob/Gyn expects. While detection of a fetal heart arrhythmia can be scary for parents, it is fairly common and usually doesn’t indicate long-term issues. Learn more.

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7 ways to save money during baby’s first year of life

Having a new baby comes with extra costs, from diapers to feeding and beyond. But there are ways to cut costs without sacrificing value. In this week’s blog, Shivani Patel, M.D., offers seven categories to save money during the baby’s first year of life.

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Stillbirth: What we know (and don’t know) about pregnancy loss

Stillbirth is a tragedy that leaves lasting effects on women and their doctors. The cause is often unexplainable, but we know that certain conditions can increase the risk of stillbirth – and that the traditional technique of “kick counts” is ineffective to predict risk. Learn more.

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4 common pregnancy-related GI issues, and when to call the doctor

Heartburn, constipation, and other mild gastrointestinal issues are common during pregnancy. However, certain red-flag symptoms warrant urgent medical care. Learn more.

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Headache and migraine remedies that are safe during pregnancy

Headaches and migraines are common during pregnancy, and treatment options are similar for pregnant and non-pregnant women. However, sudden and severe headaches can indicate more serious health issues. Learn more.

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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.

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Who should consider low-dose aspirin to prevent preeclampsia?

Aspirin helps reduce heart attack and stroke risk in older adults, but in low doses it’s also one of the only effective tools to prevent preeclampsia, or high blood pressure during pregnancy. Jamie Morgan, M.D., discusses how it works and who might benefit.

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6 factors that won’t decrease your breast milk supply

Many women worry that everyday activities such as drinking coffee or exercising will decrease their breast milk production. In this week’s blog, Shivani Patel, M.D., discusses the top concerns women mistakenly stress over when it comes to their milk supply. Learn more.