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COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination during Pregnancy Summary

Posted on: 12/16/20

COVID-19 Infection and Vaccination during Pregnancy Summary Currently, available data suggests that symptomatic pregnant patients with COVID-19 are at increased risk of more severe illness compared with non-pregnant peers. Even though the risk for severe COVID-19 is low, these data indicate an increased risk of need for ICU admission and ventilatory support in pregnant women […]

Premature Birth: What to Know to Minimize the Risks

Posted on: 11/5/19

According to the March of Dimes, premature birth is the number one killer of children under the age of 5. In 2017, almost one in 10 babies born in the United States was born too early. That’s about 400,000 babies every year. When babies are born prematurely, it often leads to health problems, developmental disabilities, […]

The Most Effective Birth Control and Ways to Prevent HIV

Posted on: 06/28/18

In observation of National HIV Testing Day (on the 27th), we wanted to write about the signs of HIV and prevention. We’ll also be covering methods of contraception in this post. If you’re interested in learning more about contraception and HIV/AIDS, contact your OBGYN! Signs and Prevention of HIV/AIDS HIV, or the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, […]

6 Workouts for Pregnant Women (and Why/How You Should Do Them)

Posted on: 05/10/18

  We know that the last thing on your mind when pregnant is working out. Pregnancy can make it harder to be active, but there are a lot of benefits to it! Don’t worry, like exercising in general, keeping active is a lot easier than getting active while pregnant. So, let’s get right into it […]

What to Expect in the Second Trimester

Posted on: 09/4/17

The second trimester (weeks 14 to 27) is a time of rapid change for both Mom and baby. It is also a welcome relief from many of the symptoms of early pregnancy, and for most women, this is the part of the pregnancy where they feel best. Changes to Your Body Over the course of […]

What to Expect in the First Three Months

Posted on: 07/31/17

Just imagine. By the end of the first trimester, your baby will have arms, legs, fingers, feet, and toes and will be about 3-4 inches long! While you may be prepared for some of the changes in your body, there are others you may not be expecting. If you know what to expect, the changes […]

The Five Most Supportive Actions Expectant Fathers Can Take

Posted on: 07/10/17

Pregnancy is an exciting, dynamic, and exhausting time for expectant mothers! Even the most stable, sensible mother-to-be is subject to hormonal fluctuations that may take her and the expectant father by surprise. Dad, your wife needs you now like never before—here are five ways you can be her knight in shining armor: Listen—New moms have […]

5 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Posted on: 06/8/17

Pregnancy is an amazing adventure that can sometimes make you feel unstoppable and other times wear you out. Ups and downs are a normal part of any pregnancy and while they should be discussed with your OB are usually quite normal. To stay on track and ensure that your pregnancy is both healthy for you […]

Welcome to the Baby Café

Posted on: 05/2/17

Motherhood can be overwhelming, especially for first-time mothers. There are joyous moments like when a couple learns they are expecting, sharing the news with family members and friends, and the fun of the baby showers. But in all the excitement and emotion, new moms can sometimes overlook getting the necessary support and education they need. […]