Tag: 39 weeks

The last weeks of pregnancy are important

The last weeks of pregnancy are important

In the last weeks of pregnancy, lots of important things happen to your baby. These changes help your baby have a healthy start. If your pregnancy is ...
Medical reasons you may need a c-section

Medical reasons you may need a c-section

A c-section is surgery in which your baby is born through a cut that your doctor makes in your belly and uterus. If your pregnancy is healthy and you ...
Why is 39 weeks so important?

Why is 39 weeks so important?

If your pregnancy is healthy, it is best to wait for labor to begin on its own. And if you do decide to induce labor, ask your provider if you can wai ...
It’s important to get to 39 weeks

It’s important to get to 39 weeks

Featured question: I'm 31 weeks pregnant and I can't wait any longer for my baby boy to come into the world! Is there any way I can get induced so ...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’d like to offer expectant moms one more tool to help promote a healthy pregnancy. Here’s a quick introduction to elective ...

Study shows we can reduce unnecessary early deliveries

A study published today in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that hospital-based quality improvement programs across many states can be remarkably eff ...