Expert Blog Posts

  1. November 8, 2013

    Tearing during childbirth

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Recovering from tearing during childbirth can be painful. Find out how exercise, lubricant and the way you push might help prevent vaginal tearing. 0 comments
  2. October 24, 2013

    Pregnancy questions

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Got pregnancy questions? Don't be afraid to ask your provider what's on your mind about your health and your baby's health. 29 comments
  3. July 16, 2013

    After delivery: When can I have the baby to myself?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. After delivery, all thoughts turn to your baby — but there's work to be done before you can truly settle in. 1 comment
  4. June 18, 2013

    Delivery room: Who'll join you for the birth?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Whether you'd like a crowd in the delivery room or a more private experience, it's important to choose your support people carefully. 5 comments
  5. January 15, 2013

    Body after baby: What happened?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Body after baby — Whose body is this and where did mine go? 15 comments
  6. October 26, 2012

    Labor stories: Trick or treat?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. A Mayo Clinic specialist shares a Halloween labor story. 2 comments
  7. September 28, 2012

    What's your birth story?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Your birth story can shape you in ways you might not have imagined. 8 comments
  8. July 24, 2012

    Easy labor: Is it possible?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Hoping for an easy labor? A Mayo Clinic specialist offers practical labor tips. 5 comments
  9. March 27, 2012

    Old wives' tales about pregnancy: Any merit?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Despite advances in science, old wives' tales about pregnancy abound. 5 comments
  10. December 16, 2011

    Induced labor: Making an informed decision

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Induced labor — Would your baby be better off on the outside? A Mayo Clinic specialist offers insight on jump-starting labor. 4 comments
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