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When Your Pregnancy May Require High-Risk Care

When Your Pregnancy May Require High-Risk Care

Did you know approximately seven to eight percent of pregnancies are considered high-risk? There are many reasons a pregnancy could be high-risk and require care by a perinatologist. That’s why it’s so important for you to talk with your obstetrician when you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Gary Stephens, DO, of Fort Sanders Perinatal […]

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Fear Factor: Relentless Fears of the Modern Parent

Fear Factor: Relentless Fears of the Modern Parent

There’s a lot to say about being a modern day parent, of this I have become increasingly certain.  I find that I am discovering new maternal battlefields on an almost daily basis. Battlegrounds that involve the heart and soul of not only myself and my quest to be a decent human being/successful mother, but also […]

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3 Common Practices to Sidestep During Your Pregnancy

Preventing C-Sections: 3 Common Practices to Sidestep During Pregnancy

I’m part of a group of women I call the “Cesarean Sisterhood.” For various reasons, and in consultation with our respective doctors, we each made the decision to have a C-section birth. In my case, my stubborn second son insisted there was no way he was entering the world head first. So, he put his […]

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