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...
Blood Types in Pregnancy

Blood Types in Pregnancy

In life, your blood type only truly matters when you need a blood transfusion and when you are pregnant. Let’s talk about the latter scenario. Your blood type is made up of two components, represented by a the letter and a positive or negative. Blood types describe...
Why am I not pregnant yet?

Why am I not pregnant yet?

Women, and sometimes husbands, come in asking this question. If they haven’t been taking preventative measures, they’ll ask “Why haven’t we gotten pregnant?” There can be many answers to that question. The first aspect we usually ask is about timing....
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