Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

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.

Why I can’t recommend eating your placenta

Why I can’t recommend eating your placenta

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More women are disclosing that they ingested their placenta after delivery. But Dr. Horsager has concerns about the new fad.

Getting ready to deliver twins, triplets, or more

Getting ready to deliver twins, triplets, or more

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UT Southwestern’s Dr. Horsager talks about what to expect in the second and third trimesters of your pregnancy with twins, triplets, or more.

What to expect when you’re expecting twins – or more

What to expect when you’re expecting twins – or more

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While it’s exciting to learn you’re having twins, multiple pregnancies carry added concerns for the woman and her babies, a UT Southwestern doctor in Dallas explains.

What role does a doula play during and after childbirth?

What role does a doula play during and after childbirth?

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A doula’s role is to offer non-medical support to a woman so she can achieve the childbirth experience she envisions.

Should I have bariatric surgery before my pregnancy?

Should I have bariatric surgery before my pregnancy?

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If you are severely overweight and want to become pregnant, you need a plan that might include bariatric surgery. A UT Southwestern doctor gives you 3 things to think about.

Answers to common questions about breastfeeding

Answers to common questions about breastfeeding

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During a live chat, three doctors and two lactation consultants offered tips and helpful information about breastfeeding.

5 tips for successful breastfeeding

5 tips for successful breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding difficulties are very common for new mothers. Dr. Julie Lo offers five breastfeeding tips.

Answering your questions about breastfeeding

Answering your questions about breastfeeding

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Doctors from UT Southwestern want to answer your questions about breastfeeding. Join their live chat on Facebook and Twitter on August 5, 2015.