childbirth Articles
Postpartum sex, your pelvic floor and your body
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Jandra Mueller It is now the six week mark and you are at your postpartum check up and are told by your doctor, everything looks great, you can resume having sex. Youve finally hit this goal that Continue reading The post Postpartum sex, your pelvic floor and your body appeare... Read more
Postpartum sex, your pelvic floor and your body
Thursday, August 17th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Jandra Mueller It is now the six week mark and you are at your postpartum check up and are told by your doctor, everything looks great, you can resume having sex. Youve finally hit this goal that Continue reading The post Postpartum sex, your pelvic floor and your body appeare... Read more
DC Pregnant Women are the Victims but Who is the Real Culprit?
Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Women in one of the poorest communities in the District of Columbia will no longer be able to deliver babies at their community hospital, United Medical Center. Why Please keep reading. I will not address the absence of clinical standards performed by the staff that led to a newb... Read more
Reducing perineal trauma during labor and delivery
Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Who doesnt love a crowning baby cake If our image didnt catch your eye the title of this post probably did if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. Last week we presented a Continue reading The post Reducing perineal trauma during labor an... Read more
Reducing perineal trauma during labor and delivery
Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Who doesnt love a crowning baby cake If our image didnt catch your eye the title of this post probably did if you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. Last week we presented a Continue reading The post Reducing perineal trauma during labor an... Read more
What women do and don’t know about childbirth and their pelvic floor muscles
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Stephanie Prendergast Recently, a number of studies were published on what women do and dont know about their pelvic floor muscles, childbirth, and longer-term pelvic health. How much do you actually know Take our quiz and Continue reading The post What women do and dont know ... Read more
Beating the Odds: How one woman overcame a traumatic birth and had a successful second birth
Thursday, July 27th, 2017 by Stephanie Prendergast and Liz Rummer
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By Malinda Wright Childbirth is no picnic 85 of women who deliver vaginally experience perineal trauma and a third of those women in the USA and UK require stitches.2 The thought of having another baby after having gone Continue reading The post Beating the Odds How one woman ove... Read more
Mission Statement for Life by Dr. Amber Robins, MD
Monday, June 26th, 2017 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Re-posted with permission from httpwww.empowernowmovement.comMission-Statement-for-Life I took part in a leadership workshop where I was asked to write a mission statement for my life. This was the FIRST time anyone has asked me to do this. It was a great exercise that I would su... Read more
The Carter Twins Have Arrived: Well Done Beyoncé & Jay!
Monday, June 19th, 2017 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Congratulations are in order. The Carter twins have arrived and we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Although twins represent two unique souls united by one birth, their prenatal course and birth at times are not without risks. Twins come earlier than expected. Their umbilical co... Read more
Judge Glenda Hatchett's Daughter-in-law Shouldn't Have Died in Childbirth
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The tragic death of Judge Glenda Hatchetts daughter-in-law is yet another reason why people shouldnt think of pregnancy as a condition without risks. Hatchetts daughter-in-law, Kyira Dixon Johnson was 39 years old and pregnant with her second child. She had a repeat cesarean sect... Read more
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