Postpartum Depression – FAQ 091

2018-09-25T05:03:08+00:00

Postpartum Depression - FAQ 091 Postpartum Depression What are the postpartum blues? How long do the postpartum blues usually last? What is postpartum depression? When does postpartum depression occur? What causes postpartum depression? If I think I have postpartum depression, when should I see my healthcare provider? How is [...]

Postpartum Depression – FAQ 0912018-09-25T05:03:08+00:00

Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth – FAQ 087

2018-09-25T04:56:24+00:00

Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth - FAQ 087 Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth What is preterm labor? What is preterm birth? Why is preterm birth a concern? Which preterm babies are at greatest risk of health problems? What are risk factors for preterm birth? Can anything be done to [...]

Preterm Labor (Premature) and Birth – FAQ 0872018-09-25T04:56:24+00:00

Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery – FAQ 086

2018-09-24T16:50:54+00:00

Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery - FAQ 086 Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery What are the types of pain-relieving medications that can be used during labor and delivery? What are systemic analgesics? What are the risks of systemic analgesia? What is local anesthesia? [...]

Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery – FAQ 0862018-09-24T16:50:54+00:00

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: Deciding on a Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery – FAQ 070

2018-09-01T15:17:37+00:00

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: Deciding on a Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? What is a trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC)? What are the some of the benefits of a TOLAC? What are the risks of a TOLAC? Why is the type of [...]

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery: Deciding on a Trial of Labor After Cesarean Delivery – FAQ 0702018-09-01T15:17:37+00:00

Newborn Circumcision – FAQ 039

2018-09-24T18:13:27+00:00

Newborn Circumcision - FAQ 039 Newborn Circumcision What is circumcision? When is circumcision performed? Is circumcision a required procedure? Is circumcision a common practice? Why do some parents choose to have their sons circumcised? Why do some parents choose not to have their sons circumcised? Are there any health [...]

Newborn Circumcision – FAQ 0392018-09-24T18:13:27+00:00

Breastfeeding Your Baby – FAQ 029

2018-09-23T14:52:40+00:00

Breastfeeding Your Baby - FAQ 029 Breastfeeding Your Baby How does breastfeeding benefit my baby? How does breastfeeding my baby benefit me? How long should I breastfeed my baby? How can I help my baby to begin breastfeeding? What can I do to help my baby latch on? How [...]

Breastfeeding Your Baby – FAQ 0292018-09-23T14:52:40+00:00

Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor – FAQ 015

2018-09-02T03:52:13+00:00

Pelvic Support Problems What is fetal heart rate monitoring? Why is fetal heart rate monitoring done during labor and delivery? What are the types of monitoring? How is auscultation performed? How is electronic fetal monitoring performed? How is external monitoring performed? How is internal monitoring performed? What happens if the fetal heart rate pattern is [...]

Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor – FAQ 0152018-09-02T03:52:13+00:00

Cesarean Birth – FAQ 006

2018-09-23T15:23:27+00:00

Cesarean Birth - FAQ 006 Cesarean Birth What is cesarean birth? What are the reasons for a cesarean birth? Is a cesarean birth necessary if I have had a previous cesarean birth? Can I request cesarean birth? What are the preparations for a cesarean birth? What type of anesthesia [...]

Cesarean Birth – FAQ 0062018-09-23T15:23:27+00:00

How to Tell When Labor Begins

2018-09-24T11:10:29+00:00

How To Tell When Labor Begins What happens when labor begins? As labor begins, the cervix opens (dilates). The uterus, which contains muscle, contracts at regular intervals. When it contracts, the abdomen becomes hard. Between the contractions, the uterus relaxes and becomes soft. Up to the start of labor [...]

How to Tell When Labor Begins2018-09-24T11:10:29+00:00

Fertility drugs and the risk of multiple births

2018-09-02T22:03:50+00:00

[one_half last="no" spacing="yes" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" class="" id=""] Fertility drugs and the risk of multiple births Infertility treatments that cause multiple eggs to develop make it more likely that you will become pregnant with  twins, triplets, or more. This is called multiple gestation. You might think it would nice to have [...]

Fertility drugs and the risk of multiple births2018-09-02T22:03:50+00:00