Tips for picking a pediatrician
When you talk with the office staff and meet with the pediatrician, make sure to bring a list of questions to help you evaluate whether the doctor and office will be a good fit for you and your infant.
Majority of women who have miscarried blame themselves: Survey
Somehow these myths still persist, making women feel even more unwarranted guilt and self-blame for the loss of a pregnancy.
Racial and ethnic disparities in neonatal intensive care result in higher mortality for minorities: Study
The patient-to-nurse ratio was significantly higher in “minority-serving” hospitals, and moms and babies there received 50 percent less care.
Dermatologist explains why our skin ‘freaks out’ during pregnancy
While some women are “unicorns” and experience the best complexion and hair of their lives, others feel as if their skin has been “hijacked.”
Midwives more popular than ever for laboring moms in Lancaster County
Certified Nurse Midwives deliver a majority of the vaginal births at Women & Babies. Obstetricians can manage high-risk and cesarean section births.
UPMC Pinnacle Welcomes First Patients to New Maternity Unit at UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg
Labor and delivery and postpartum units are now connected, putting all maternity services on one seamless, secure floor for continuity of care as well as patient and staff convenience.
Infants, family affected by mother’s pre- or post-pregnancy depression: study
15-20 percent of new mothers have depression during and/or after their pregnancy; approximately one-half of those women are undiagnosed and untreated.
Trends and newer practices in labor and delivery in Central PA
Nitrous oxide and laboring tubs in every room are among the trends; we talk with the Chair of OB/Gyn at UPMC Pinnacle about what's new in our region.
Labor and delivery trends in Central PA (full transcript)
Leslie Penkunas: How does Pinnacle’s birthing center or hospital laboring room differ from what it might have looked like 15 […]