Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

You’re ready, but is your baby? Why to wait until (at least) 39 weeks

You’re ready, but is your baby? Why to wait until (at least) 39 weeks

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Obstetricians are usually open to elective induction of labor after 39 weeks, and repeat cesarean sections are routinely scheduled at that time.

Complications during pregnancy can predict future heart disease risk

Complications during pregnancy can predict future heart disease risk

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What a woman experiences during pregnancy can give doctors a glimpse into the future.

What if I have an infectious disease and want to get pregnant?

What if I have an infectious disease and want to get pregnant?

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For women who have an infectious disease and are pregnant, early intervention is important.

How we diagnose birth defects

How we diagnose birth defects

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Doctors can diagnose many birth defects before the baby is born.

5 New Year’s resolutions that will make your life easier

5 New Year’s resolutions that will make your life easier

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Five easy things to do to simplify your pregnancy and your life.

How far along am I in my pregnancy?

How far along am I in my pregnancy?

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The pregnancy countdown to 40 weeks starts before you are pregnant.

Personal stories: Creative ways North Texans have revealed their babies’ genders

Personal stories: Creative ways North Texans have revealed their babies’ genders

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We share some of the stories we’ve heard from moms and dads who’ve held gender-reveal parties.

Avoid Listeria while pregnant

Avoid Listeria while pregnant

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Food tips during pregnancy to avoid infections.

Planning a ‘gender-reveal’ party? Some practical considerations

Planning a ‘gender-reveal’ party? Some practical considerations

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The popularity of gender-reveal parties has increased considerably in the past couple of years.

3 reasons to get a flu shot when you’re pregnant

3 reasons to get a flu shot when you’re pregnant

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All pregnant women should get a flu shot, regardless of how far along they are in their pregnancies.