October is ICAN Accreta Awareness Month, an event created by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) to bring attention to the condition of "placenta accreta," which is when the placenta attaches too deeply into the wall of your uterus. In a normally developing pregnancy, your baby's pla
In recognition of Preeclampsia Awareness Month, we want to share critical information to help you recognize and treat this potentially
life-threatening pregnancy and postpartum condition. Preeclampsia affects approximately 5-8% of pregnancies, and is defined as the combination of having high blood
We have been given the opportunity to interview Amy Kuebelbeck, journalist, author, and founder of PerinatalHospice.org, a resource website for parents who make the decision to continue their pregnancy after receiving a diagnosis that their child will die shortly after birth.
In this series, Giving Birth with Confidence addresses well known and lesser known pregnancy and birth complications by sharing practical information and voices from real women who have experienced them.
April is Cesarean Awareness Month. What should you be aware of? Be aware that a cesarean, while it can be a life-saving procedure for mom and baby, is often prescribed when vaginal birth is a safe and sound option.