Dr. Carrye Daum, OB/GYN at Women's Health Care, P.C., shares that you never know what someone else is going through and how working in the OB/GYN world things do not always go as planned.
An OB/GYN, gastroenterologist and a pharmacist—all women, all pregnant during COVID—share their stories of being vaccinated during their pregnancy.
Andrea shares her story of having COVID-19 while being pregnant with twins.
Dr. Fitzpatrick, CMO, MD, MBA, FACOG, Dr. Kuper, MD, FACOG, and Dr. Griffin, MD
Dr. Fitzpatrick, Dr. Kuper, and Dr. Griffin discuss the COVID-19 vaccine and whether or not it causes fertility issues.
Rachel Beier, BSN, RNC, Maternal Care Advisor at The Women's Hospital
Many women who are pregnant with multiples (2 or more babies) are excited but also anxious. Some common thoughts that may go through your mind when expecting multiples include...
Libby Brown, PhD, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist at The Center for Healing Arts and Wellness Services
Baby is home—check
Why do I feel so lost and overwhelmed?
Dr. Spencer Kuper, Perinatologist, Tri-State Perinatology at The Women's Hospital
May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month. Many may recognize the diagnosis, sometimes called toxemia, as the cause of a dramatic turn of events in the popular PBS drama “Downton Abbey.”
One of the main characters, Lady Sybil Crawley, is in labor with her first child. The family’s doctor explains that Sybil has preeclampsia and is in danger. He recognizes the signs of the complication; she has protein in her urine, her ankles are swollen, and her baby is small.
Daniel Griffin, MD, The Women's Hospital
Endometriosis is a common condition in which part of the uterine lining or glands are located outside of the uterus. Typically the glandular tissue is located in the pelvis and abdomen. The most common symptoms of endometriosis are painful menstrual cycles, pain with intercourse, infertility or an ovarian mass. Learn about the most common treatments for Endometriosis.
Donald Simpson, Care Center Manager
Three times per year, Donald's team partners with The Women's Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana and Alexander Memorial Cemetery to arrange the burial service for parents who have experienced a miscarriage.
Valerie T., NP, Boston IVF at The Women's Hospital
PCOS is one of the most common or hormonal problems affecting women. It affects 5-18% of women.
Valerie Topper, CNM, Boston IVF at The Women's Hospital
70 pills, 46 shots, 112 vaginal suppositories, numerous vaginal ultrasounds, and 2 years and 4 month’s time…
Courtney Hoppenjans, Heart Patient, Deaconess Health System
Courtney Hoppenjans, Heart patient, shares her 2014 story about pregnancy induced heart failure. Learn about why women should listen to their bodies and how the amazing teams from The Heart Hospital and The Women's Hospital helped save Courtney and her baby's life.
Constantine Scordalakes, MD, Women's Health Care P.C.
The postpartum period—the days and weeks after giving birth--involves many emotional and physical changes for you as a new mother. It also involves learning how to care for your newborn and how to function with the new demands at home. Adequate rest, good nutrition, and support from family and friends are crucial during the first few weeks after delivery to allow you to rebuild your strength.
Laura Lackey, BSN, RNC-OB, CPLC Bereavement Coordinator, The Women's Hospital
October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. The loss of a pregnancy or baby is a life changing event. No matter the gestational age of the little one, you may hurt physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. The loss of a little one is not something families “just get over.” Families grieve and mourn and eventually learn to live a “new normal” life.
Carrye Daum, MDOB/GYN, Women’s Healthcare P.C.
The flu shot has traditionally been an important part of a pregnant woman’s prenatal care. This year, the flu shot has become a controversial issue due to a recent study and proposed association between the flu shot and miscarriage. Learn more about the study and flu vaccinations so you are knowledgeable and informed.
Amanda Bohleber, MD, Medical Director, Deaconess Clinic
A doctor—and mom—shares her tips for choosing the right care at the right time at the right place.
Katie Thomas, NP, Tri-State Perinatology at The Women's Hospital
What is a high risk pregnancy? There are many conditions that can complicate a pregnancy, classifying it high risk. A high risk pregnancy can include problems with the mother or problems with the baby.
Jenna Fettes, Wife and mother of two boys
A week prior to the scary evening when I knew something wasn't right, we found out we were having a boy. We already decided on the name Asher, as I love names that have special meaning and are more unique. God truly guided us to the perfect name because Asher means "happy, blessed, fortunate," which truly defines him!
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