Category Archives: Labor and Childbirth

Depression in Pregnancy

Depression in the United States is a hidden epidemic: roughly 9% of U.S. adults meet the criteria for depression,[1],and the same appears to hold true for pregnant women (8.5-11%), and women during the postpartum period (6.5-12.9%).[2] It is ironic that while obstetric care providers have gotten Learn More

Also posted in Comfort Measures, depression, Featured, In The News, medication during pregnancy, Mind and Body, pregnancy, Prenatal Fitness, Prenatal Nutrition, Preparing for Baby, Time for You, Your Healthy Pregnancy | Leave a comment

The Truth about Bed Rest

“A business trip?” I was incredulous. “I’ll make sure to sit the entire time,” my patient assured me with great seriousness. “I guess, if you have to.” I admit it: there was a hint of disapproval in my voice. My patient’s cervix was 2.5cm at Learn More

Also posted in bed rest, Comfort Measures, In The News, Preparing for Baby, Your Healthy Pregnancy | Leave a comment

The Truth about Bed Rest

“A business trip?” I was incredulous. “I’ll make sure to sit the entire time,” my patient assured me with great seriousness. “I guess, if you have to.” I admit it: there was a hint of disapproval in my voice. My patient’s cervix was 2.5cm Learn More

Also posted in bed rest, Comfort Measures, In The News, Preparing for Baby, Your Healthy Pregnancy | Comments closed