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Maternal Morbidity is a Serious Issue, Even Today

We are so thankful Dr. Amita Kumar shared this important information on maternal morbidity and pregnancy health! Surprisingly, maternal mortality is a newsworthy topic right now in our country. While globally, maternal deaths are decreasing thanks to improvements in infection prevention and other precautions, in the United States, maternal deaths are actually increasing. The increase […]

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The Role of Alternative Medicine in Pregnancy

I am often asked by friends, family, and my own patients about the apparent tension between “traditional, western” obstetrics and other more alternative or integrative systems surrounding prenatal care (i.e. homeopathic therapies, as opposed to prescription medications, strict hospital protocols for laboring and delivering, etc).  I welcome these questions because I believe that there can […]

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12 Days of Giveaways:: Summer Anderson Photography

Summer Anderson is a local mom who discovered her love of capturing life’s sweet moments when her first child was born.  While her kids still take up most of the space on her camera, she finds incredible joy in taking pictures of other families! Summer thrives off of capturing those ‘real’ moments with your family: that goofy […]

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