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Is WakeMed supportive of a vaginal birth after a c-section (VBAC)?

We get this question frequently from mothers who have had one or more c-sections and would prefer a vaginal birth with a subsequent pregnancy. We asked Seth Brody, OB/GYN and executive medical director for women’s services at WakeMed, to provide some guidance for expectant mothers on this question.  Here is his answer: “In general, we […]

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Live Your Healthiest Year Yet

The most popular New Year’s resolution is to get healthy and lose weight. Make this the year that those resolutions result in real change by following the very sensible advice of dietitians and nutrition scientists around the world.  This advice is summed up in a recent News & Observer article written by WakeMed’s own Parul Kharod. […]

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RSV Who?

Every year during the fall, winter and early spring, we restrict visitation to our Children’s Hospital and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  The reason: to protect our patients from viruses like RSV (respiratory syncytial virus).  You may have never heard of RSV, but there is a very good chance that you HAVE had it.  For […]

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How Well Is Wake County?

Every three years organizations in Wake County work together to answer this exact question. The answer matters because it helps all of the organizations focused on health and wellness, including the Wake County government, determine where the greatest needs are and if investments in new resources are helping to improve the overall health of the […]

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