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 […]

Would You Use Laughing Gas During Labor?

Labor pain is an experience that most women would prefer to avoid and who can blame them? No one likes pain but unfortunately those cramp-like symptoms are a signal that a new life is about […]

Pregnant Moms, Please Don’t Over Do It on Super Bowl Sunday

The excitement is building as America gets ready to celebrate its unofficial holiday – Super Bowl Sunday. Some women will celebrate because they will finally have their partners back while others will celebrate because their […]

Planning Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! You’ve reached a defining moment in your life. You’ve decided to have a baby. Although not yet pregnant, there’s a lot of work that has to be done in order to achieve your goal […]

“Help! Our (Pregnant) Mommy is Trying to Kill Us!”

The three children (ages 3, 9 and 10) and the unborn baby of Ebony Wilkerson are lucky to be alive, despite the fact that she drove her van into the frigid Atlantic Ocean. Two hours […]

“Help! Our (Pregnant) Mommy is Trying to Kill Us!”

The three children (ages 3, 9 and 10) and the unborn baby of Ebony Wilkerson are lucky to be alive, despite the fact that she drove her van into the frigid Atlantic Ocean. Two hours […]

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 […]

How to Keep a Short Cervix from Messing Up Your First Pregnancy

It’s your first pregnancy and very exciting. While doing your first ultrasound, the technician frowns as she scans your cervix with a vaginal probe. You ask what’s wrong and she mutters something […]

Pregnant? Want to be on TV Talk Show? Here’s Your Chance

Hi Pregnant Moms! Just heard about an opportunity for a pregnant mom to be on a nationally syndicated health talk show on TV. The producer wouldn’t identify the show but if you live in New […]

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 […]