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Myths Surrounding Miscarriage

Miscarriage, though very common, can be quite challenging and often devastating to expectant mothers. Below, we provide answers to common questions related to miscarriage as well as information to dispel any myths. Causes & Predictors for Miscarriage The incidence for miscarriage is approximately 8 to 20 percent in early pregnancies (less than 20 weeks). Risk […]

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International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month. Below, WakeMed OB/GYN, Dr. Elizabeth Jarvis, discusses some of the common infections that mothers pass on to their unborn children as well as ways to prevent the spread of infection. What is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month? International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month is recognized as a time to […]

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Conversations About Infertility

Perhaps you’re in your mid 30’s and you can hear that biological clock ticking…LOUDLY. Or, perhaps you’ve been trying for a while to conceive but have been struggling. Below, Dr. Chantel Roedner discusses common and not-so-common questions pertaining to women, men and infertility. What is Infertility? The definition of infertility is the inability to become […]

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Coming Soon: A Big Change for Pregnancy and Medication Labeling

In most cases, there are more questions than answers when it comes to how a medication will impact a pregnancy, and the current FDA labeling system unfortunately does little to help expectant moms make informed decisions. This is all about to change in June of this year when a new FDA labeling system will go into effect. Learn how the new system is better than the old system from Dr. Seth Brody, medical director of the new Women’s Hospital in North Raleigh.

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