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Facebook Live: What is an OB ED?

By Kimberly O. Dever, MD

A majority of pregnancies are carried out without any complications. But, in the event of an emergency, having immediate access to specialized care is crucial ...

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When Your Labor Needs to be Induced

By Stacey L. Wessman, DO

A woman’s labor starts with contractions. They open, or dilate, the cervix to prepare for the baby’s birth. We do not fully understand what makes ...

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What is an OB ED?

By Kimberly O. Dever, MD

In the event of an emergency, having immediate access to specialized care is crucial for both mothers and their babies.

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Midwifery Care: Your Questions Answered

By Nannette M. Landry, CNM

Nurse midwives provide dedicated support to everyone involved in a woman’s pregnancy, labor, and delivery experience.

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Practicing Safe Sleep Saves Infant Lives

By Eyad A. Zahr, MD

More than 3,500 otherwise healthy babies in the U.S. die from sudden unexpected infant death syndrome every year.

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Facebook Live: Planning for a Healthy Birth

By Kimberly O. Dever, MD

Discussing your vision for birthing and creating a birth plan with your clinical team can help alleviate some of that stress.

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How Improving the Birth Experience is Improving Outcomes

By Kimberly O. Dever, MD

When data shows unnecessary cesarean births are putting patient lives at risk, it’s up to us, as healthcare providers, to act on an institutional level. ...

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6 Things Mothers Need to Know About Postpartum Depression

By Julie A. Paul, CNM, CNP

If you or a loved one are struggling with postpartum depression, it’s important to know that you don’t have to suffer in silence. ...

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