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The Fourth Trimester

Publish Date: 7/9/2018

New mom with sleeping babyCongratulations, you’ve just had a baby! The newest member of your family is getting everyone’s undivided attention. However, you, the new mom, still need to take care of yourself – the next three months are important for your health and well-being.

Pregnancy Myth Busters

Publish Date: 10/12/2017

Pregnant woman eating yogurtCongratulations – you are expecting a baby! There will be no shortage of advice from well-meaning friends, relatives and yes, strangers.  To help you wade through the information overload, Eric Strand, MD, Director of Washington University’s Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, busts some of the top pregnancy myths.

Oh Baby, You're Having a Baby!

Publish Date: 2/8/2017

Congratulations, you are having a baby! There is no shortage of baby books and reading material for expectant mothers, and the avalanche of information can be overwhelming. Washington University Obstetric Consultants are here to help you understand the changes that will occur in your body, what to expect during your prenatal visits, throughout your pregnancy, delivery and care after your baby is born.

Diagnosing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Publish Date: 7/8/2015

 You went to the doctor because your periods were very irregular and you were having difficulty conceiving. Your doctor noticed acne and hair growth on your face, and suspected something else might be going on. Tests determined you weren’t ovulating, and confirmed the doctor’s suspicions of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).