As you prepare to welcome a new addition to your family, you’re likely to have many questions. With the help of our expert women’s health providers, we’ve pulled together some recommendations, educational articles, and much more to help you along your journey.
Dr. Louise Caroll discusses the warning signs and symptoms of possible complications during pregnancy – what to watch for, when to call, what to say and more.
Preeclampsia can develop in pregnant women. What exactly is the condition and how is it treated? Dr. Megan Carmel provides need-to-know information.
Pregnant women and their partners often wonder whether sex during pregnancy is safe. We answer common questions related to intimacy during and right after pregnancy.
What foods are safe to eat while pregnant? Are there drinks beyond alcohol that you should avoid? Carrie Mattoon, PA provides insights.
Here are our registered dietitian’s top tips for what to eat and drink during pregnancy, as well as common foods and beverages to avoid.
For expecting mothers whose immune systems are already compromised, it’s extra important to treat cold and flu symptoms cautiously when they appear. Dr. Carol Rodriguez says these medications are safe when battling cold, flu, and pain symptoms.
Rochester Regional Health OBGYN Amy Hennessy, MD, encourages all expectant mothers to get the flu vaccine. Dr. Hennessy answers a few of the most common questions about getting your flu shot during pregnancy.
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A quick guide on what tests your OBGYN may recommend throughout each trimester of your pregnancy to help track your baby’s growth.
Since the new COVID-19 vaccines weren't tested specifically on pregnant or breastfeeding women, how can people be sure they are safe to take if you're pregnant or nursing?
What changes during pregnancy? The Rochester Regional Health OB/GYN team offers an in-depth view of the emotional and physical changes to expect.
During the first trimester of pregnancy (1-13 weeks), many women experience nausea, heartburn, back pain, leg cramps, and other pregnancy symptoms. Here are some common early pregnancy discomforts and tips on how to feel better from Rebecca Alicandro, MD, OBGYN at Rochester Regional Health.
Has your obstetrician told you that you may be a candidate for a C-section? Here’s what to expect before, during and after the procedure.
You’ve had your baby and now you’re home – what should you expect as you’re recovering from either a vaginal or c-section delivery?
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With a national infant formula shortage, some people are looking for alternatives to milk for their babies. Our experts share what is safe, what to feed your baby – and what not to use.
Breastfeeding can be a great bonding experience for mom and baby. It can also be stressful when things don’t go smoothly.
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Mothers and babies receive a lot of attention from providers during the three trimesters of a pregnancy. But for moms, the fourth trimester is a different story.
Childbirth can lead to painful injuries that linger for long periods of time. There are several ways to treat the pain – or even eliminate it.