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Dad Forced to Pay $39.35 to Hold His Baby After Wife’s C-section

Via Yahoo Numerous studies have shown that there are some serious health benefits to parents practicing skin-to-skin contact the moment a baby is born. But should that contact come at a price? It did for Reddit user halfthrottle, who shared a picture of his bill from Utah Valley Hospital with the amount of $39.35 highlighted for “skin to … Continued

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7 Health Mistakes All Pregnant Women Make

Originally posted on You already know you should eat healthy, exercise and keep your prenatal care appointments, but when it comes to other decisions you might have misconceptions about your pregnancy health. Here are seven of the most common mistakes pregnant women make and easy ways to fix them. 1. Overlooking the Zika virus As … Continued

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USPSTF Reaffirms Recommendation for Preeclampsia Screening

Blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy are recommended to detect preeclampsia in pregnant patients, said the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The Task Force concluded that there was not only a substantial benefit to screening pregnant women for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements, but no adequate evidence for harms from this screening (B recommendation). This was … Continued

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Welcome to our practice! Thank you for choosing us to care for you during this very important and precious time in your life! Please take the time to read this introduction to your pregnancy and the details within. Together we can be proactive in your care to ensure all the appropriate testing and visits are … Continued

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About Surgery You may have had surgery in the past and are already familiar with some of the “routines” surrounding a trip to the operating room. Those who have never had a major surgical procedure may find the experience quite foreign and scary. Using the latest technology most GYN surgery today is fairly straightforward and … Continued

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