There are pregnancy test options at every pharmacy and at your OBGYN’s office. What are the different types of tests, and when should you take them?
After nearly a decade of work to bring it to fruition, the brand new Twig Birthing Center is now open at Rochester General Hospital.
Emergency contraception is a method of preventing or delaying ovulation in order to prevent pregnancy. Rebecca Alicandro, MD, explains how it works and the options available to those who may need it.
Paying attention to how your little one is moving inside your body is an important part of pregnancy. Our experts share guidance on best practices for keeping track of fetal movement.
With a national infant formula shortage, some people are looking for alternatives to milk for their babies. Our experts share what is safe, what to feed your baby – and what not to use.
Mothers and babies receive a lot of attention from providers during the three trimesters of a pregnancy. But for moms, the fourth trimester is a different story.
Has your obstetrician told you that you may be a candidate for a C-section? Here’s what to expect before, during and after the procedure.
After years of trying to become pregnant, Jenn and her husband were expecting a baby. While in labor & delivery, Jenn developed a close bond with one of her nurses: Amy.
Childbirth can lead to painful injuries that linger for long periods of time. There are several ways to treat the pain – or even eliminate it.
Breastfeeding can be a great bonding experience for mom and baby. It can also be stressful when things don’t go smoothly.
Losing a child is heartbreaking. Each year, October 15 marks a day to remember these little lives that are gone.
You’ve had your baby and now you’re home – what should you expect as you’re recovering from either a vaginal or c-section delivery?
It’s time! Here’s what to expect when your labor starts, how it progresses and the process of childbirth.
How should new parents decide between breastfeeding and formula feeding their newborn? Lactation consultant Jaime Burleson, RN, provides information on both options and advice on how to make that decision.
Chief Medical Officer Tara Gellasch, MD, helps us understand how the COVID-19 vaccines can impact pregnant and breastfeeding women and whether the vaccines are safe.
Pregnant women and their partners often wonder whether sex during pregnancy is safe. We answer common questions related to intimacy during and right after pregnancy.
Rochester Regional Health obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Sandy Perry explains the symptoms and how to get help.
What foods are safe to eat while pregnant? Are there drinks beyond alcohol that you should avoid? Carrie Mattoon, PA provides insights.
What changes during pregnancy? The Rochester Regional Health obstetrics and gynecology team offers an in-depth view of the emotional and physical changes to expect.
Dr. Louise Caroll discusses the warning signs and symptoms of possible complications during pregnancy – what to watch for, when to call, what to say and more.
A go-to guide on exercise during pregnancy including the benefits, which exercises are safe and which should be avoided for pregnant women.
Experiencing infertility issues or having trouble having a baby can often emotionally draining and can leave the future uncertain. Rochester Regional Health Fertility Care provides a range of treatment options to give patients every opportunity for health, happiness, and successful conception.
Dr. Mroueh, a reproductive endocrinologist and fertility specialist at Rochester Regional Health, provides insights on when to see a fertility doctor, how the infertility treatment process starts and what to expect on your journey.
Having a positive pregnancy test is just the first step in a series of useful assessments to help track your baby’s growth and development.
Obstetrician and Gynecologist Dr. Marcy C. Mulconry weighs in on recent social media claims about the vaccines’ impact on women.
Dr. Carol Rodriguez says these medications are safe when battling cold, flu, and pain symptoms during pregnancy.
The flu can be a serious illness during pregnancy, but getting your flu shot while pregnant can reduce your risk and severity.
Read these common early pregnancy discomforts and tips on how to feel better from Rebecca Alicandro, MD, OBGYN at Rochester Regional Health.
Dr. Jamil Mroueh, OBGYN and Reproductive Endocrinologist, answers your fertility treatment questions.
As expecting mothers seek more information about whether they’re at greater risk of coronavirus, doctors Daniel Grace, MD, and Marcy Mulconry, MD, answers our questions.
How common is it to deliver a baby at home and is it really safe? Tara Gellasch, MD, gives insight into what to expect with a home birth and what to do if things don’t go according to plan