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Mechele chose to avoid alcohol during pregnancy to minimize the possible risk of birth defects.
On Thursday, August 4th, 2016, The Save the Cord Foundation visited Baltimore with 3-time cancer survivor, Nathan Mumford, to spotlight the wonderful opportunity expectant mothers have to donate umbilical cord blood.
When women become pregnant their body goes through many changes. Some symptoms are familiar to women, like weight gain, nausea and vomiting, but there are other changes that can happen during pregnancy that women may not expect.
Eating well is important for a healthy pregnancy, but experts said the same advice holds true even before women become pregnant, especially when it comes to drinking alcohol.
Led by Dr. Robert Atlas, Mercy’s team of Board Certified doctors and Certified Nurse Midwives deliver babies in our expanded facility and home-like environment of The Bunting Center.
As a certified nurse midwife, Etasha Crowder, CNM, provides obstetric care at all stages of pregnancy as well as routine gynecologic care.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over the last several decades, there has been an increasing trend in delaying pregnancy past the age of 40.
Tracie Cox, CNM, is a certified nurse midwife in the all-female Obstetrics and Gynecology group practice, Hoffman and Associates.
Mercy physicians recognized represent 23 separate specialties, ranging from breast cancer surgery to varicose veins.
Family Health Centers of Baltimore (FHCB) presents the inaugural Dr. Lewis H. Richardson, JR., Community Fellowship Award to honor Cyrus J. Lawyer, III, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG, for “outstanding contributions in shaping the health and wellness of thousands of infants and children in Baltimore."
Dr. Robert Atlas, Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, speaks with WBAL-TV on pregnancy & exercise.
Dr. Robert Atlas, Chair of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, discusses risks in later life pregnancy.
When women become pregnant their body goes through many changes.Some symptoms are familiar to women, like weight gain, nausea and vomiting, but there are other changes that can happen during pregnancy that women may not expect.
Mercy’s Dr. Robert Atlas, OB-GYN, discusses research indicating alcohol consumption prior to conception may increase birth defect risk.
Mercy OB/GYN Dr. Lindsay Appel offers her insights on several questions raised relative to gynecologic health issues, including vaginal atrophy and ovarian cysts.
The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is a family-centered facility for expectant mothers, newborn babies, pediatric patients, families and visitors.
Mercy lactation consultant Deedra Franke of The Family Childbirth and Children’s Center at Mercy Medical Center addresses the question, “Does breastfeeding hurt?”
Any woman who has been pregnant knows how challenging it can be to keep her weight in check, but for women who are overweight or obese before conception, it is critical to a healthy pregnancy.
The debate over breastfeeding versus formula feeding heats up. Maryland hospitals will no longer give out free formula samples. The goal is to promote breastfeeding.
One of the most important things a pregnant woman can do for herself and her baby is exercise, but sometimes your body doesn't go along with that plan.
Cervical incompetence is a condition that can lead to miscarriage, but doctors said there is a way to cut that risk and help avoid premature births.
The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center, located within Mercy’s award-winning Mary Catherine Bunting Center, helps families prepare for pregnancy, birth and the transition to parenthood.
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