Tag Archives: labor and delivery

Gestational Diabetes: What Every Woman Needs to Know

What is Gestation diabetes? Gestational diabetes is one of the most common medical complications, occurring in nearly 200,000 US pregnancies each year. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) refers to diabetes that develops during pregnancy. The pregnant woman’s body is unable to properly use her insulin which results in high blood sugars. Why did I not have […]

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Is it False Labor or The Real Thing?

In the weeks leading up to your due date, every little hint of sensation in your belly may cause your heart to race in excitement and make you wonder: Is this it? Am I going into labor? Should I rush to EIRMC?  Adding confusion is false labor, which may seem like the real thing.   False […]

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7 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Adventure – Delivery Day

Having a baby is a little like going on a vacation. Come again? Just to clarify, we did not claim that having a baby is a vacation; the process of preparing for a trip and preparing for delivery are very similar. Let us explain. Plan your destination– Become familiar with the hospital where you are […]

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OBGYN and YOU

There may not be a more important choice concerning your health as a woman, than choosing a great OBGYN. Patient and physician relationships should always consist of friendly and open dialog. With women’s special needs, this desire for a great relationship is exemplified. Choosing a doctor with whom you are comfortable and have a complete […]

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The Name Game – How to Choose a Baby Name

In the mix of other responsibilities that accompany the birth of a baby (diapers, naps, feeding, clothing), naming your baby is a very fun and special part of the process. We all want something timeless, unique and fitting to each and every one of our children. This is a very tall order. It wasn’t too […]

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