Pregnancy

January 9, 2020

Midwifery care before and after childbirth

Large healthcare institutions increasingly include midwives as part of women's ongoing healthcare. Here's why.

Pregnancy Women's Health

January 3, 2020

Choosing a pregnancy path: Strengths of doctor-led and midwife-led care

When it comes to labor and delivery, you've got options. Here's how to make the right choice.

Pregnancy

January 1, 2020

Hypertension and pregnancy: What are the dangers?

It's important to see a doctor as soon you might be pregnant to begin assessing the risks of hypertension.

Heart & Vascular Pregnancy Women's Health

November 5, 2019

Low-intervention labor and creating a birth plan: What are my options?

Everything you need to know about making a birth plan and taking charge of your birth experience. 

Pregnancy Women's Health

July 24, 2019

Tips for international travel while pregnant

Know when it's safe, and not, to travel outside the U.S. during pregnancy.

Pregnancy Prevention Women's Health

March 22, 2019

5 things to consider to prevent an unnecessary C-section

Cesarean deliveries are common, but not always medically necessary. A certified nurse-midwife offers advice for how to avoid an unneeded C-section.

Pregnancy Women's Health

March 21, 2019

Postpartum depression: spot the warning signs

It can be tricky to tell the difference between normal stress of having a newborn, 'baby blues' and postpartum depression.

Mental Health Pregnancy

August 27, 2018

Gestational diabetes: What to know when blood sugar is too high during pregnancy

This common condition affects many women during pregnancy, even if they weren't diabetic before.

Pregnancy Women's Health

July 6, 2018

Opioid addiction and pregnancy

A primer on opioid addiction and how it's treated in pregnancy.

Pregnancy Women's Health

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