Food Choices During Pregnancy Matter
The effects of a woman’s food choices during pregnancy, and the impact on her health and the health of her baby, are still not well understood.
Placenta Accreta: Myths and Facts
Though placenta accreta can cause complications during child birth, a physician who specializes in high-risk pregnancy can safely manage the condition.
Preventing Preterm Birth
There are a number of effective treatment approaches that can help prevent or delay preterm birth depending on a mother’s condition.
Planning a Healthy Pregnancy
If you are thinking about becoming pregnant, it is never too soon to start taking healthy steps for you and your baby-to-be.
Nitrous Oxide for Labor Pain Relief?
Nitrous oxide, often called “laughing gas,” was discovered in the late 1700s. It was originally used to relieve pain during dental surgery. It is considered to be generally safe for both the mother and her baby.
Gestational Diabetes: Managing Risk During and After Pregnancy
Women who develop diabetes during pregnancy, known as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), may need high-risk pregnancy care due to complications that can arise during pregnancy and childbirth.
High-risk Pregnancy Care: When Is It Needed?
In addition to closely monitoring the mother’s condition, high-risk pregnancy specialists track the baby’s development and may provide treatment to support the baby’s developing systems.
When to See a Fertility Specialist
You’ve been trying to conceive for several months without success. Should you keep trying or should you consult a fertility specialist?
Egg Freezing: Listening to Your Biological Clock
For professional women with a lot to juggle, elective egg freezing offers a means to postpone fertility.
How to Choose an IVF Program
With hundreds of IVF programs in the US, conducting a search can be daunting. Here are some pointers from infertility specialist, Dr. Mark Hornstein.
Decreasing the Risk of Preterm Birth
The potential of a preterm birth is a concern for many parents-to-be. Fortunately, there are effective treatment approaches that can help.
How to Prevent Back Pain During Pregnancy
In this article, we explore why some women experience back pain while pregnant, and what can be done about it.