Clinical Pearls – Breastfeeding & Alcohol

Clinical Pearls – Breastfeeding & Alcohol

Levels of alcohol in milk closely parallel maternal blood alcohol concentrations.It is not necessary to pump & dump milk after consuming alcohol, but expressing milk can maintain supply and avoid complications of engorgement if a feeding is being delayed.Alcohol...
Prenatal and Birthing Classes during COVID-19

Prenatal and Birthing Classes during COVID-19

All prenatal and birthing classes at Merit Health River Oaks and Woman’s Hospitals have been cancelled in an effort to adhere to social distancing. Please review these following online resources in order to prepare for your big day. BabyCenter – 51 informative videos,...
What is PCOS?

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is a condition characterized by irregular periods, evidence of excess hormones, and enlargement of the ovaries on ultrasound with multiple small fluid-filled sacs or follicles. PCOS is more common in obese women and is one of the...
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