Third Trimester

The Many Faces of Maternal Mental Illness

Postpartum depression is not the only behavioral health disorder that affects new and expectant mothers.

Get Some Skin in the Game

Skin-to-skin contact for newborns is more than an ideal, it’s doctor-recommended.

Pregnancy Pampering Tips

Treat yourself to some well-deserved “me” time before your little one’s arrival.

Sickle Cell and Pregnancy

A genetic disorder that is often passed from parent to child, sickle cell disease can have profound effects on a mother and her baby during pregnancy. But proper planning can help ensure that both mom and baby remain as healthy as possible.

Blood Pressure and the Baby Bump

The stress of preparing for baby and coping with a changing body are enough to keep any expectant mother busy, but it’s the pressure prospective moms often can’t see that may truly deserve their attention.

Rib Pain? Really?

You knew pregnancy would prompt many unfamiliar sensations and changes to your body. Rib pain, however, is one symptom you may not have been prepared for.

7 Ways to Prevent Pregnancy Digestive Problems

Proper nutrition during pregnancy does more than give baby a head start on a healthy life. It also helps prevent or control the digestive problems that affect many mothers-to-be.

Investigating the Use of Nitrous Oxide in Labor

Moms-to-be have several options for managing labor pain beyond an epidural. Get the facts about the safety, efficacy and use of nitrous oxide in labor.

Childbirth classes are available for women who plan to deliver at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. For more information, visit DeKalbRegional.com.

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