Your Pregnancy Matters Stories

Which over-the-counter cold medications are safe during pregnancy?

Which over-the-counter cold medications are safe during pregnancy?

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During cold season, we get a lot of questions about what over-the-counter medications are safe to take during pregnancy. Dr. Horsager discusses which drugs are safe and which to skip.

Should pregnant moms be concerned about gastroenteritis?

Should pregnant moms be concerned about gastroenteritis?

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Gastroenteritis (stomach flu) is quite common during pregnancy and can cause serious illness or preterm labor in severe cases. Dr. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer shares tips to manage the symptoms and avoid the disease, as well as when to go to the doctor.

Latonya’s story, part one: Experiencing pregnancy from a wheelchair

Latonya’s story, part one: Experiencing pregnancy from a wheelchair

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Latonya Menefee is paralyzed, and she’s expecting her first child. Read her story, and learn how we tailor prenatal care to her unique needs.

Dr. Horsager’s top five pregnancy stories of 2017

Dr. Horsager’s top five pregnancy stories of 2017

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Happy New Year! Enjoy Dr. Horsager’s recap of her favorite 2017 Your Pregnancy Matters blog stories in this end-of-year review.

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

What to bring to the hospital: Your delivery checklist

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

Emergency delivery: What to do when the baby’s coming – right now

Emergency delivery: What to do when the baby’s coming – right now

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Babies don’t wait when it’s time to deliver, no matter how far you are from the hospital. What to do if you’re faced with an unplanned home birth.

Five babies in five minutes: A quints story in pictures

Five babies in five minutes: A quints story in pictures

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Photos and a behind-the-scenes look at the planning and protocol involved in delivering quintuplets via C-section.

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

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

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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.