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What you need to know about placenta previa

What you need to know about placenta previa

During pregnancy, the placenta attaches to the wall of the uterus and supplies your baby with food and oxygen through the umbilical cord. Placenta ...
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 ...
Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Warning signs to look for after having a baby

Your body worked hard during pregnancy, helping to keep your baby healthy and safe. But your body also changes after having a baby. While some cha ...
Common pregnancy concerns: when should you call your provider?

Common pregnancy concerns: when should you call your provider?

During pregnancy, it's common to worry about every ache, pain, and unfamiliar feeling. But do you always need to contact your health care provider? He ...
Severe bleeding during pregnancy can be placenta previa

Severe bleeding during pregnancy can be placenta previa

 During my mom’s pregnancy with me, she was diagnosed with placenta previa, a condition in which the placenta lies very low in the uterus and covers a ...
Bleeding during pregnancy – what does it mean?

Bleeding during pregnancy – what does it mean?

If you are pregnant and experience spotting or bleeding, it can be very scary. When you see blood, your first thought may be “is my baby ok?” Bleeding ...