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Rachel Beier, BSN, RNC-OB, Maternal Care Advisor at The Women's Hospital

There can be many discomforts to a woman's body that may accompany pregnancy. Consulting with your doctor is always an important thing to do when suffering from any sort of pain, but you may find these tips below to be helpful to ease common pregnancy discomforts. Read more...
Posted: 6/19/2017 1:01:04 PM by Lindsey Droege | with 0 comments


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. Read more...
Posted: 6/17/2017 1:01:54 PM by Lindsey Droege | with 0 comments


Cynthia Nunn, RNC-OB, Maternal Care Advisor at The Women's Hospital

During my first pregnancy, I remember being tired all the time. Like, all the time. So unbelievably tired! There were moments I literally thought I was a crazy person.
 
People had warned us of the effects a newborn would have on our life. However, we couldn’t really see past the rose-colored glasses which displayed the perfect little family and the perfect little child. Sleep deprivation was not part of the image portrayed in our minds. Yet this became a huge reality that neither myself, nor Ryan (my husband) really knew how to handle. Read more...
Posted: 6/12/2017 2:48:35 PM by Lindsey Droege | with 0 comments


Rachel Beier, BSN, RNC, Maternal Care Advisor at The Women's Hospital

What does it mean to be swaddled? Swaddling is wrapping a blanket snugly around an infant.  Why do babies like to be swaddled? It helps to soothe them because it mimics the feeling a baby has inside Mom’s belly. Read more...
Posted: 6/5/2017 1:33:01 PM by Lindsey Droege | with 0 comments


Janice Hatler, BSN, RN, IBCLC, Community Education at The Women's Hospital

Smoking remains a major public health issue because of its many well -known health risks such as heart disease and cancers. The health risks are even more serious for a woman that continues to smoke during her pregnancy due to the negative affects it has on the developing baby. Some of these risks include miscarriages, delivering low birth babies, babies born with birth defects and the risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Read more...
Posted: 5/29/2017 1:16:48 PM by Lindsey Droege | with 0 comments