Category: Maternal Health

Mother snuggles her newborn baby while reclining on a couch

April 17, 2024

Postpartum Health: What New Moms Need to Know

The weeks after childbirth can be a big adjustment. Here’s how to plan for it.

Maternal Health, Postpartum Health

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Graphic of pelvic bone

April 11, 2024

This Is How Physical Therapy Can Relieve Pelvic Pain

A physical therapist shares everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.

Maternal Health, Physical Therapy, Women's Health

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Pregnant woman and her partner prepare vegetables for a meal in a sunny kitchen

April 5, 2024

Prenatal Nutrition: What to Eat When You’re Expecting

A UNC dietitian discusses essential nutrients, weight gain and food safety.

Maternal Health, Nutrition

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Woman smiling looking at pregnancy test.

March 26, 2024

What to Expect at Your First Prenatal Visit

Tips include selecting a provider, gathering information and preparing for tests.

Maternal Health, OB-GYN

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Mom leans head against wall in frustration while holding newborn baby

December 8, 2023

New Moms, Here’s What to Know About Postpartum Psychosis

This condition has tragic consequences, but it’s treatable with medical care.

Maternal Health, Mental Health

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Grandma and aunt hold newborn baby while talking to the new mom

June 2, 2023

Make Sure Your Vaccinations Are Up to Date Before Meeting a Newborn

Simple shots can help you protect a baby from whooping cough, flu and COVID-19.

Babies, Maternal Health, Vaccines

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Pregnant woman sits on a couch, looks at a thermometer and wipes a tissue on her nose. She is covered in a blanket.

May 12, 2023

Pregnant and Sick? Here’s How to Feel Better

Everyday illnesses can feel especially bad when you’re expecting.

Maternal Health

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Newborn Baby Mays sleeps, a smile on her face

September 1, 2022

Treating a Baby’s Heart Condition in the Womb

Doctors resolved baby’s rapid heartbeat while she was still developing inside her mom.

Babies, Maternal Health, Patient Stories, UNC Children's

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Mother holds infant over her shoulder while she looks out of window

August 22, 2022

3 Treatment Options for Postpartum Depression

Talk to your provider about which one would be the best fit for you.

Depression, Maternal Health

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Pregnant woman sitting on a bed, looking at belly

June 3, 2022

Making a Midwife Part of Your Birth Plan

These specialists in low-risk pregnancies take a more holistic approach to birth.

Maternal Health, Women's Health

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The Roth family

May 19, 2022

Preeclampsia Makes You More Likely to Have Heart Disease and Diabet...

If you’ve had preeclampsia, it’s imperative you closely monitor your cardiovascular health.

Cardiology, Health, Maternal Health

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Resting mom with newborn baby

April 29, 2022

The Fourth Trimester: How to Take Care of Yourself After Childbirth

After giving birth, expect physical and emotional changes.

Maternal Health, OB-GYN, Women's Health

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