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I'm told my baby is reverse cycling. What is that?

Written by OB and Maternity Care Team on 11/10/2014 3:30:00 PM

Cheryl Parrott, BSN, R.N., is a board-certified lactation consultant at Community Hospital North.

Reverse cycling is a term used to refer to a baby who is eating less during the day, and more at night. This is very common and often starts around four months of age - when a baby becomes more active and distracted during the day. continue reading ...

6 healthy ways to lose baby weight

Written by OB and Maternity Care Team on 8/10/2014 9:00:00 AM

For many women, getting back in shape after baby is born is a high priority. Experts remind mothers that slow and steady is the healthy way to approach losing baby weight.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions:

  1. Give your body at least a month to recover from childbirth before you try to lose weight.
  2. Never skip meals. Focus on eating nutrient-rich, healthy foods instead of counting calories.
  3. Drink six to eight glasses of water per day and even more if breastfeeding. continue reading ...

10 reasons to breastfeed

Written by OB and Maternity Care Team on 7/1/2014 12:53:00 PM

Here are ten somewhat amusing, but totally serious reasons to consider breastfeeding: continue reading ...

New guidelines to decrease C-sections

Written by OB and Maternity Care Team on 2/21/2014 9:00:00 AM

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine recently developed new recommendations to help decrease the number of primary Cesarean sections (C-section).

We asked Community Physician Network OB/GYN, Dr. Indy Lane, to tell us what the new guidelines mean for soon-to-be mothers.

Dr. Indy Lane"A primary C-section is one performed in a woman’s first pregnancy," said Lane. "While there are many situations in which a C-section is necessary for the safety of the mother and/or baby, there are both short and long term consequences of an operative delivery versus a vaginal birth." continue reading ...

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