Pregnancy and you blog

  • February 9, 2011

    Prenatal vitamins: Are they really necessary?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Wonder if you really need to take prenatal vitamins during pregnancy? A Mayo Clinic specialist offers insight. 9 comments
  • January 26, 2011

    Postpartum depression: More than the baby blues

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Wonder the difference between baby blues and postpartum depression? Here's insight from a Mayo Clinic specialist. 76 comments
  • December 14, 2010

    Birth control after pregnancy

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. During pregnancy, birth control may be the furthest thing from your mind — but it's a great time to plan for future birth control needs. 7 comments
  • November 30, 2010

    Water birth

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Considering water birth? Learn about pros, cons and more. 20 comments
  • November 16, 2010

    Labor pain: Soak it away

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. During labor, water immersion can enhance your relaxation and help you cope with labor pain. 4 comments
  • October 26, 2010

    Managing labor pain

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. To manage labor pain, trust your instincts — and be prepared to go with the flow. 9 comments
  • October 12, 2010

    Rupture of membranes

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. During pregnancy, rupture of membranes — or water breaking — is a sure sign of impending labor. 10 comments
  • August 14, 2010

    Cervical exam

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. During pregnancy, don't pin your hopes on the results of a cervical exam. 6 comments
  • August 14, 2010

    Cervical exam

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. During pregnancy, don't pin your hopes on the results of a cervical exam. 6 comments
  • July 31, 2010

    Pregnancy after 35

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Pregnancy after 35 — Older moms face higher risks, but a healthy pregnancy is still likely. 29 comments
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