March 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic
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December 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Researchers found that a group of women who had three one-hour self-hypnosis classes used epidurals during labor just as often as women who practiced relaxation techniques or just got standard care.
October 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
If you’re pregnant and you (or your other half) notice you’ve started to snore, you might want to talk to your doctor. You could be at greater risk of getting high blood pressure and preeclampsia, according to a new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Continue Reading
September 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
New options are available for couples who want to determine the gender of their baby. When you were contemplating pregnancy, did you do anything special to increase or ensure your chances of having a baby of a preferred gender? Continue Reading
Betsy Hemler, Grand Forks, letter: Obstetrician, certified nurse-midwife best for pregnancy, birth care
September 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
I have long believed that pregnant women get excellent care from an obstetrician/nurse-midwife team. The obstetrician provides specialized care if needed, the nurse-midwife provides care and focuses on education about pregnancy, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, etc. Continue Reading
August 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
A report arrived giving South Dakota a big, empty zero for failing to require the equal treatment in our schools of students who are pregnant. Continue Reading
August 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ST. LOUIS (AP) Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, a conservative Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, sparked a furor and earned a rebuke from Mitt Romney’s campaign after saying that women’s bodies can prevent pregnancies in “a legitimate rape” and that conception is rare in such cases.