Check out the latest info about ultrasounds during pregnancy from an OBGYN, where you should get them, and why they matter even if you don’t plan to have an extravagant gender reveal party!
Giving birth can be both exciting and terrifying for first-time moms. Just as the rest of your pregnancy has differed from others’, your birth experience will be unique to you and your baby. As you think about the big day when you’ll finally meet your little one, you probably have questions about what to expect!
Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension can be surprising or even scary diagnoses. They affect 5-10% of pregnancies and are some of the main reasons labor is induced. Yet they are also some of the most common complications we see and manage every day. Learn which symptoms you need to watch for and why it’s so important to never skip a prenatal appointment.
You’ve decided you’d like to have a baby. Congratulations! This is an exciting time that may also raise a number of questions for you, especially if you haven’t been pregnant before. Deciding when you’re ready for a baby is a very personal choice. The timing is different for everyone, whether it’s your first pregnancy or […]
Do your food cravings mean anything? Why can’t you eat your favorite deli sandwich anymore? Are you following the right pregnancy diet? Dr. Sarah Yanke dishes out the latest food and nutrition advice for pregnant women.
You can—and should—stay active while you’re pregnant. Exercising during pregnancy has many wonderful benefits for you and your baby. It’s important to stay safe while you exercise. Discover the safest and best exercises for pregnancy, and which ones you should avoid.
One of the best ways to prepare for breastfeeding is to educate yourself before your baby arrives. Read these helpful breastfeeding tips for new moms so you can feel confident when your little one arrives!
Your weight before and during pregnancy plays a large role in your health and your baby’s health. This is a great time to make positive changes that can stay with you forever! Learn how much weight you should gain to be healthy, how you should gain this weight, and how quickly you can expect to lose it after your baby is born.
When you want to take charge of your fertility and family planning, you have a lot of options. But how do you know which birth control is best?
The best birth control choice differs for everyone. It depends on your own health history and what you’re looking for in a contraceptive.
Thinking about getting pregnant and starting a family can be an exciting time. But when it takes longer than you expect to get that positive pregnancy test, you may start to wonder “Why am I not getting pregnant?” As a Madison OBGYN, I meet with many women who are wondering what they can do to […]