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5 Ways to Prepare for an Unmedicated Childbirth

When gearing up to deliver a baby, most moms have spent time considering how they might cope with labor pain. While...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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Legionnaire’s Disease Linked to Immersion Birth, Says CDC

Mothers have many choices when it comes to creating a birth plan, and some of them are quite controversial among the...

  • Kristie Rivers, MD, FAAP, Board Certified Pediatrician
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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Can my Pediatrician be my Doctor in the NICU?

A neonatal intensive care unit, commonly referred to as a NICU, is a special unit in a hospital dedicated to caring for...

  • Bundoo®
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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How do I Time my Contractions to Know When I’m Really in Labor?

If you are pregnant with your first baby, your doctor or midwife has likely told you that contractions can be a sign of...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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Why do I Need Steroid injections if I’m at Risk for Preterm Delivery?

As of 2015 in the United States, about 9.5 percent of all babies are born preterm, meaning they were born at less than...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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Tocophobia: the Fear of Giving Birth

It’s normal to be a little scared of the unknown, and giving birth is no exception. In this day and age, when...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 3 min read
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5 Types of Vaginal Tears From Giving Birth and What They Mean

Giving birth vaginally can result in vaginal tearing or lacerations for many women. This is part of the normal process...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 3 min read
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Are Cesarean Births Associated With Autism?

A review of babies born via caesarean section has some possibly sobering news: they might be at slightly higher risk...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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What is a Shoulder Dystocia?

A shoulder dystocia is a complication encountered at the time of vaginal delivery. This occurs when a baby’s head has...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 3 min read
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What is Lamaze?

The Lamaze method is a popular childbirth approach that teaches expecting parents strategies for handling pain during...

  • Bundoo®
  • January 3, 2019 . 2 min read
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How Much Bleeding is too Much After Having a Baby?

Bleeding is normal after having a baby, but it should not be to an amount where you are excessively bleeding or...

  • Jennifer Lincoln, MD, IBCLC, Board Certified OB/GYN
  • January 3, 2019 . 1 min read
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What is Cord Tissue and Placenta Tissue Banking?

The practice of storing cord blood dates back decades but the idea of banking placental tissue is relatively new and...

  • Bundoo®
  • January 3, 2019 . 3 min read
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