Tag: ACOG

Postpartum care: What you need to know about the new guidelines

Postpartum care: What you need to know about the new guidelines

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently released new guidelines calling for changes to improve the postpartum care ...
What are antenatal corticosteroids?

What are antenatal corticosteroids?

Preterm labor is labor that happens too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. If you have preterm labor, your health care provider may recommend antena ...
Do you need carrier screening?

Do you need carrier screening?

Recently the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) updated their recommendations for carrier screening. A gene is a part of your bod ...
Can you turn a breech baby?

Can you turn a breech baby?

You may have heard recently about a technique that can be used to “flip” a breech baby. This procedure is called external cephalic version (ECV) and i ...
Eating during labor

Eating during labor

You may have heard a news report saying that it is okay for a pregnant woman to eat a light meal during labor. In fact, they even said it may be a goo ...