Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

3 tips for choosing a pregnancy app

3 tips for choosing a pregnancy app

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There are hundreds of pregnancy apps available, but remember these three tips before downloading them.

What to do if you go past your due date

What to do if you go past your due date

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Going past a pregnancy due date can be frustrating. How long is too long to be pregnant, and what should mother-to-be do when her due date comes and goes?

Finding support after losing a baby: Lindsey’s story

Finding support after losing a baby: Lindsey’s story

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Lindsey Duke knows firsthand the pain of losing a baby during pregnancy. She offers advice to parents who may be facing a similar situation.

Is there hope for fertility after surviving cancer?

Is there hope for fertility after surviving cancer?

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A cancer diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean infertility. Learn more about pre-treatment fertility preservation options for cancer patients.

7 tips for planning a relaxing, healthy babymoon

7 tips for planning a relaxing, healthy babymoon

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A babymoon can be a great way to bond with your partner and relax before a new baby arrives. Here are seven tips for enjoying a safe, relaxing trip.

What is a midwife, and what do they do?

What is a midwife, and what do they do?

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Certified nurse midwives are now on staff at Clements University Hospital. Learn about their training and how they care for patients during childbirth

Preeclampsia can strike suddenly during pregnancy

Preeclampsia can strike suddenly during pregnancy

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High blood pressure and protein in the urine during pregnancy could be signs of preeclampsia. Dr. Shivani Patel explains.

Approaching pregnancy after a difficult experience

Approaching pregnancy after a difficult experience

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If you have had a pregnancy that was difficult or ended in miscarriage or stillbirth, you can acknowledge your grief but still experience the joy a new pregnancy brings.

Can I have a baby if I have a congenital heart defect?

Can I have a baby if I have a congenital heart defect?

 

More than 1 million adults in America have a congenital heart defect. A UT Southwestern doctor explains what they need to know before they become parents.

Are herbal supplements safe during pregnancy?

Are herbal supplements safe during pregnancy?

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Herbal supplements claim to help with common aches and pains. But should you take them during pregnancy? A UT Southwestern doctor explains.