Sex During Pregnancy

When they ask me “how can I get this baby to be born?” and “I’m ready to get the baby to be born” and my answer is well the same way the baby got in there. My name is Greta Gill I’m a certified nurse midwife. Lovemaking I will I often tell women when they […]

Caffeine in Pregnancy

oops, my daily cup of Joe! Hi this is Monique Schoenhage speaking, I’m a Maternal Fetal Medicine physician here at Tucson Medical Center and this is What Do You Want to Know. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about caffeine in pregnancy. whoops my daily cup of Joe! My favorite thing in the […]

Inducing labor – nipple stimulation

Another natural way to get labor going is to do nipple stimulation. My name is Greta Gill I’m a certified nurse midwife. When you do a massage or roll or use a breast pump on the nipple it will release oxytocin. Oxytocin is the hormone that causes your uterus to contract and you have plenty […]

4 Your Health: Biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy

4 YOUR HEALTH.. *DEPRESSIO*… IS THE BIGGEST PREDICTOR OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE DURING*PREGNANC*. THAT’S ACCORDING TO NEW CANADIAN STUDY OF MORE THAN 25-THOUSAND EXPECTANT MOTHERS. IT SHOWED WOMEN WITH DEPRESSION WERE ABOUT TWO AND A HALF TIMES MORE LIKELY TO USE MARIJUANA… AND TWICE AS LIKELY TO SMOKE OR DRINK ALCOHOL … WHILE PREGNANT. RESEARCHERS SAY […]