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November 4, 2022
What You Need to Know About RSV, Flu and COVID Right Now
Viral infections are leading to an uptick in hospitalizations. Experts share tips to keep yourself well.
August 26, 2022
‘The Best Combination of Care’
New technology delivers the expertise of neonatal experts to rural patients in Vermont and northern New York.
December 21, 2021
Top 5 Pregnancy Myths, Busted
Three experts within the University of Vermont Health Network offer advice on common pregnancy myths — from needing to eat for two, to exercise and more. Our UVM Medical Center chef also offers three recipes with pregnancy-boosting nutrients.
June 25, 2021
For a Mother and Her Sons, Family Medicine is ‘a personalized experience every step of the way’
Sometimes patients want the emotional support of a simple conversation. When Ashley Marlow was pregnant and post-partum, she wanted a partner in her health care experience. “I always felt like we had a plan,” she says, “and I had an advocate.”
May 6, 2021
For pregnant patients, the decision to get vaccinated can be stressful, but experts say the benefits far outweigh the risks.
March 17, 2021
COVID-19 Q&A: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and the COVID-19 Vaccine
Pregnancy is considered a high-risk health category during COVID-19. You may have questions or concerns about the safety of the vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding and we are here to help.
November 3, 2020
How to Host a Virtual Baby Shower
New parents need support from their friends and family, but it’s important, most especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and flu season, to keep these new families healthy. It is time to get creative. Virtual baby showers are a great way to celebrate the expecting parents without needing a large number of people to gather in the same space. Read more for ideas, tip and tricks!
August 7, 2020
Miracle Micro-Preemie Triplets Overcome the Odds
After four long months in the NICU, the DeShane family and their miracle care team got these triplets home to meet their siblings. Read the remarkable story of births that spanned days, months, years and decades.
May 11, 2020
A Mother’s Story: Delivering a Baby During COVID-19
So much of pregnancy is about preparation, and with COVID changing everything so quickly and frequently, it can be hard to ready for the birth of a first child. Read this personal story from a local mother who recently delivered her child at UVM Medical Center.
January 10, 2020
The Best & Worst Baby Shower Gifts
Finding the perfect gift for a baby shower can be tricky. There are thousands of different gadgets and toys on the market, and it can be seriously overwhelming. Luckily, we have the scoop on the best and worst baby shower gifts to give, and the research to back it up. Let’s start with the worst
November 21, 2019
“It wreaks havoc”: Five things to know about smoking during pregnancy
1. Vermont has one of the nation’s worst rates of smoking while pregnant. In a 2018 report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 15.5 percent of Vermont women smoked during pregnancy. The only states with higher rates were West Virginia (25.1 percent), Kentucky (18.4 percent) and Montana (16.5 percent). Missouri rounded out the
May 23, 2019
Preeclampsia: What Pregnant Women Need to Know
Preeclampsia is a condition in which a woman develops high blood pressure during the second half of pregnancy. It can be life-threatening for mother and baby and may necessitate early delivery. Preeclampsia: Diagnosis and treatment We diagnose preeclampsia when a woman with previously normal blood pressure develops high blood pressure. She also begins to pass protein
April 25, 2019
Infertility Awareness Week: When to See a Specialist to Become Pregnant
It’s National Infertility Awareness Week. How do you know when you need help getting pregnant? Couples who are trying to get pregnant but are not succeeding can be under tremendous stress. On average, 80 percent of heterosexual couples will become pregnant within a year of starting to try. So, if you’ve been trying for a
March 18, 2019
What is Endometriosis & How Do We Treat It?
One in ten women is affected by endometriosis, and though the cause of it is uncertain, it does appear to run in families. What is Endometriosis?
March 6, 2019
Healthy Diets and Habits During Pregnancy
Mothers to be have been cooking up lots of questions about what they should eat to ensure a healthy baby. Dr. Lewis First provides some food for thought on this topic.