What is the difference between a regular C-section and a “gentle” C-section? “Gentle” is a term that is not quite in all the OBGYN Provider’s vernacular. I queried L/D nurses and colleagues. More nurses are familiar and from my contacts it seemed liked the East and West coast were much more up on the term.
This is an area of evolving care and practice. Fellows should check periodically for revisions and updates. ACOG will communicate important changes and updates to these guidelines. Vaginal seeding refers to a practice of using gauze or a swab to “transfer” vaginal fluids to an infant born via cesarean delivery. The theory behind this practice
Blog 115 B – Tests and more Tests This blog should help you work through and understand the various screening test options for you and your baby. This may help you decide if you want any or all of the tests done. We’ll start with the earliest tests and end with the more “invasive” types
By Sasha Brown-Worsham (March 16, 2012) When we breastfeed a child, sometimes it can start to feel like we know it all but even the most perfect of moms is still hit with some surprises from time to time. [read the full article]
Pregnancy Power Workbook launches as new tool to empower pregnant women Interactive format helps pregnant woman meet the unique needs of their own, individual pregnancies Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 6, 2012) – For the nearly 5 million women that will become pregnant this year in America, a new tool promises to convert the overwhelming
By Lisa Collacott, OurColoradoNews.com (June 23rd, 2011) Having spent many years working in obstetrics and gynecology as a women’s health nurse practitioner, Monument resident Camilla Bicknell noticed that many pregnant women who came into to see their doctors didn’t know what to ask. [read the full article]
by Tracy Morris, PureNaturalMom.com To say I felt crazy with questions when I was finally pregnant with my son is an understatement. But I wasn’t the type to call my doctor at every twinge. I saved my questions for my prenatal exams. I may have been crazy worried, but I didn’t want to appear that