Eleven expectant mothers and fathers are sitting in a circle inside the Providence Maternal Care Clinic along with four Providence employees: two doulas, a nurse-midwife and a patient navigator. Together, they're going over what the women and their partners should do when they suspect they've gone into labor.
Women today have a lot on their plates, so being stressed out is kind of normal. But if you’re anxious or depressed more than usual, you may have an anxiety disorder, depression or both.
Providence has decided to make breast pumps available with direct insurance billing and no copay through all of its lactation clinics in the Portland area.
Cesarean sections are the latest mommy trend, a study has found. The Cesarean section rate in the U.S. has reached a historic high at 34 percent.