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Labor and Birth

Prolonged Labor: Failure To Progress

Prolonged labor, also known as failure to progress, occurs when labor lasts for approximately 20 hours or more if you are a first-time mother, and

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Unplanned Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy

A teenage pregnancy, as defined by the American Pregnancy Association, is a pregnancy that occurs for a woman under the age of 20.  Although technically

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Vaginal Ring

The vaginal ring is a soft, flexible piece of plastic that contains synthetic hormones to be absorbed inside the vagina. It is a hormonal method

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The First Year

Baby Blues

Mood swings after the birth of a baby are not uncommon. While the “baby blues” are the least severe form of postpartum depression, it is

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Labor and Birth

Fetal Distress

Historically, the term fetal distress has been used to describe when the fetus does not receive adequate amounts of oxygen during pregnancy or labor. It

Labor and Birth

Local Anesthesia

Local anesthesia is the use of drugs to prevent pain in a small area of the body. The anesthetic drug is injected into the area