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 […]