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Category: Pregnancy

Four Reasons Why a Midwife May Be the Best Choice for You | By Betsy Stern-Madison Mom

During pregnancy, you have all kinds of decisions to make. Who should you tell first about the baby? Should you find out the gender or make it a surprise? Epidural, C-section or natural childbirth? Home birth, birthing center or hospital? What about the baby’s name? One of the most important decisions you’ll make, though, is […]

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Erin’s Story: Pregnancy and Preeclampsia – Erin Elliott

Six months ago was World Preeclampsia Day.  Today we have a patient that wanted to share her story and testimonial: My husband and I learned we were pregnant with twins on my 30th birthday after our 4th frozen embryo transfer. I had an incredible pregnancy. I felt great, I was fit and healthy and so […]

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Oh baby, my aching back! – Dr. Frederic Melius

Back pain is one of the most common complaints pregnant women mention to us during OB appointments. As if the body changes associated with pregnancy weren’t uncomfortable enough, back pain reduces mobility, interrupts sleep and just make you miserable. The main cause of pregnancy back pain is back muscle strain from the rapid growth of […]

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Two important Vaccines to have during Pregnancy

Vaccines are powerful. Not only can they prevent disease, they can polarize friends, family members and physician-patient relationships. They are equally praised and lambasted on social media, by late night talk hosts and blogs. In a word, they’ve become controversial in the non-medical press. Not so, however, in the extensive and thorough research of immunology […]

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