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July 6, 2021
Navigating Post-Partum Life in a Post-Pandemic World
Reintegrating into post-pandemic life, especially for those with a newborn, starts with baby steps.
May 8, 2021
Three Local Moms Reflect on Motherhood During the Pandemic
Babies born after March 2020 have only ever known the world amid a pandemic. How did mothers cope with pregnancy and childbirth during COVID-19? Here, women share their unique experiences.
January 26, 2021
A Margin of Error
College of Nursing assistant professor Karen Alexander, PhD, RN, talks candidly and bravely about her unconscious bias that crept into the care she had once provided as a nurse.
December 9, 2020
Will Pregnant Women Be Able to Get the COVID Vaccine? Experts Hope So
OBGYN experts say the COVID-19 vaccine should be made available to pregnant women who are at higher risk of complications when infected with the virus.
August 3, 2020
Learning from Women with Opioid Use Disorder
Understanding trauma women experienced as children can inform better care for moms struggling with opioid use disorder.
July 20, 2020
Nancy Baxter’s Pregnancy
and Birth Story During COVID-19
A New Jersey mom shares how she had to shift her expectations about her March 2020 delivery during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 3, 2020
Breastfeeding Safely During Coronavirus
Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Bethany Perry answers the top questions new moms are asking in the midst of the pandemic.
May 11, 2020
A Patient’s Guide to JeffConnect Appointments Now Available
Health concern or issue? There’s an app for that.
April 20, 2020
Pregnancy During the Coronavirus: How Life and Medical Care Has Changed
What to expect in these uncertain times when you’re preparing for labor and delivery.
January 21, 2020
Tracking William’s Journey, One of Jefferson’s Tiniest Patients
In 2018, an incredibly vulnerable, tiny patient, named William, was born at Jefferson via an emergency C-section at 17 weeks premature, 23 weeks gestation.
December 18, 2019
Is a Midwife Right for You?
You may have heard of a midwife from a friend or perhaps from a recent binge of “Call The Midwife” on Netflix, but do you know what midwives actually do?