Cephalohematoma Birth Injury & Your Baby

cephalohematoma, birth injury

What is a Cephalohematoma? A cephalohematoma is a birth injury that involves an injury to the head, generally after the use of a birth-assisting tool such a forceps or vacuum extractor. This form of birth injury only accounts for a small percentage of live births and is generally a very minor birth injury. Cephalohematoma is […]

Managing STIs During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

STIs During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and carrying a sexually transmitted infection (STI), you probably have a lot of questions: Can my baby get my STI? How will my STI affect breastfeeding? How do I manage my STI during pregnancy? In this post, we’ll probe each of those important questions while examining three of the most common STIs, […]

What is Gastroschisis?

Gastroschisis Causes Symptoms Treatment

It’s no surprise that when doing research on all-things-baby during a pregnancy, you’ll come across some scary stuff. Birth defects are one of the scariest things an expecting parent can learn about, whether they know they have a greater risk for having a baby with Down syndrome because of their age, or they’re just reading […]