Caesarean section rates in NI hospitals remain highest in NHS
4/18/2017 "The exact reason for this is not known but a caesarean section in one pregnancy can lead to more complications in later pregnancies.
Stopping Zika in its Tracks: Medicine's Next Big Thing
4/18/2017 “We still don't know enough about what are all the short-term and long-term effects on the baby,” said Dr. Indira Mysorekar, an associate professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Pathology & Immunology and the associate director of the Center for ...
9 Messed Up Things Politicians Have Said About Pregnancy
4/18/2017 While much of politicians' comments on pregnancy stem from debate over abortion and women's reproductive rights, there have been politicians (I'm looking at you, President Donald Trump) who've commented on pregnancy in a more general sense. But whether ...
Itchy skin during pregnancy should not be ignored
4/18/2017 Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), a liver disorder that causes the liver to secret bile acids into the blood stream and can lead to stillbirth, came up in the results.
Opioid addiction facility for expectant women accepting patients in Vanport
4/18/2017 Pregnant women with opioid addiction will no longer have to travel to Pittsburgh to receive dual prenatal care and addiction treatment.
Smoking affects women more than you think
4/18/2017 Pregnancy. One area of a woman's life that smoking touches is pregnancy. Smoking is known to cause major pregnancy complications, including low birth weight, preterm delivery, miscarriage, stillbirth, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. If the woman ...
Small-town struggles: Addiction, lack of resources plague health providers at TN-KY border
4/18/2017 A dozen years ago, Dr. Geogy Thomas wasn't prepared to see pregnant women addicted to pain medication in his little rural primary-care clinic.
Community Baby Shower set for Friday
4/18/2017 Those who are expecting, planning a pregnancy, or just recently welcomed a new baby into their home are welcome at the community baby shower.
Can You Actually Get Pregnant Without Having Sex?
4/18/2017 "Unfortunately, there are a lot of crazy myths out there just to scare people, so it's important to understand the real scenarios where it's possible to get pregnant without having sex, and why," Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, clinical professor of obstetrics ...
Acting CDC Director: Sobering answers to pregnant women's questions about Zika
4/18/2017 That's the situation facing Dr. Christine Curry, who practices and teaches obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial hospitals.