Dance Your Way Through Labor!!

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Creativity is the spice of life and what better way to bring life into the world in a fun way? At Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, one patient […]

July, New Interns and Hospital Mistakes. Heads up Pregnant Moms!

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June 30th is traditionally a day of celebration for most senior residents. It’s the last day of their residency training and the beginning of new careers. I remember […]

By |July 14th, 2015|Blog, Complications|0 Comments

The Founder of Lamaze Says Farewell

Elisabeth Bing is gone — but oh what a legacy she left!

100-year-old Bing died on Friday, May 15th in her Manhattan home according to the New York Times. While her name might not be familiar […]

Thinking About Having a Water Birth? Please Think Again.

The next time you see one of those You Tube® videos singing the praises about water births, Amy Stenton wants you to think again.. She had one and now wants them stopped. She sued The Legacy […]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Is Underwater Childbirth Safe? Some Doctors Say No.

Most women look forward to having a baby but no one wants to feel pain. In recent years, having a baby in a pool of water has become a popular trend because it allegedly reduces […]

New Guidelines say Give First-Time Pregnant Women More Time in Labor

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (aka high-risk obstetricians) have issued a new recommendation that is a game-changer in the manner that obstetrics is practiced: allow low-risk […]

New Guidelines say Give First-Time Pregnant Women More Time in Labor

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (aka high-risk obstetricians) have issued a new recommendation that is a game-changer in the manner that obstetrics is practiced: allow low-risk […]

Can a Pregnant Woman Eat or Drink During Labor?

Theoretically, women will no longer have to starve during childbirth. Findings from a study presented at the Anesthesiology 2013 Annual Meeting suggested that it is safe for women in labor to have a protein shake […]

Most Pregnant Women Leave the Hospital without Ever Knowing This

Although it’s called the “afterbirth,” the placenta should not be categorized as an “afterthought” regarding pregnancy. Its significance dates back almost to the beginning of time. Up until the 18th and 19th century, it was […]

By |June 25th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Pregnant Moms: This Test Will Save Your Baby’s Life

 

Each day, U.S. healthcare providers obtain a vaginal culture for Group B Strep (aka Streptococcus) from pregnant women in a routine manner, yet there is nothing “routine” about the way this simple test can miraculously […]

By |June 19th, 2013|Blog, Plan For Your Pregnancy|0 Comments
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