Coping with Grief After a Miscarriage

Experiencing a miscarriage is devastating and always followed by immeasurable grief. The problem is there are far too few outlets available for women and couples suffering the grief of a miscarriage. Our culture doesn’t “do grief” very well in general, and it’s...

What You Need to Know About Ectopic Pregnancies

Ectopic pregnancies occur in 1 out of every 50 pregnancies, making them more common than we’re comfortable with. In addition, they present a high-risk situation to the mother because they can cause permanent damage to her reproductive tract if the ectopic pregnancy is...

What Is a Menstrual Cycle Anyway? A Day by Day Guide

We hear two questions more than the rest, and that tend to stump our patients with regard to their menstrual cycle. They are: – Do you have normal periods? – When was the first day of your last menstrual cycle? For many women, these two questions often...

Support Groups for New Mothers

Whether they be virtual or in-person, there is a wide range of support groups available to new mothers. Finding a group that is a good fit for you is important, and while it may take just a little effort on your part to try out some groups in your area, the return is...

5 Common Causes of Preterm Labor

Preterm labor, also called premature labor, is defined as having contractions and beginning true labor after 20-weeks of pregnancy and more than three weeks shy of your due date. This is not to be confused with Braxton Hicks contractions, which are sporadic and do not...

Recurrent Miscarriages: Your Next Steps

Having even a single miscarriage is devastating. Experiencing multiple (recurrent) miscarriages can feel unfathomable. It is also a sign that something is preventing the development of a healthy fetus, and there are things we can do to support you as we find out...