Your Pregnancy Matters Stories
Premature babies benefit the most from breast milk. Learn how we use donor breast milk, and why not to buy it on the internet.
Dr. Zink discusses why newborns need erythromycin in the eyes, a vitamin K shot, and a hepatitis B vaccine right away after birth.
Postpartum depression in dads is real and just as serious as when mothers get it. Learn to recognize the symptoms of paternal postpartum depression.
Braxton Hicks contractions are the body’s way of getting ready for labor. Dr. Patel explains how to tell if it’s Braxton Hicks or the real thing.
How soon should the umbilical cord be cut? Dr. Horsager takes a look at the potential risks and benefits of delayed cord clamping.
Gone are the days when health care was based on “doctor knows best.” How team-based care models put pregnant women at the center of decision-making.
Will an occasional drink during pregnancy harm a baby? Dr. Horsager discusses what studies show, what national organizations say, and how she advises women.
Guys: Expecting a baby? Dr. Stewart offers advice for supporting moms-to-be – and tips for what not to say to a pregnant woman!
One out of three babies are born by C-section. Dr. Horsager discusses what doctors, hospitals, and patients can do to lower C-section rates.
The third trimester is exciting, but it can be uncomfortable. Tips to relieve 8 third-trimester symptoms and how to know if you should be concerned.