Pregnancy and you blog

  • June 25, 2011

    Skin changes during pregnancy

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. A Mayo Clinic specialist describes skin changes during pregnancy, from dark spots to stretch marks. 5 comments
  • June 03, 2011

    Pregnancy spacing

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Wonder about the ideal spacing between children? A Mayo Clinic specialist chats about pregnancy spacing. 7 comments
  • April 20, 2011

    Ultrasound in pregnancy

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Years ago, ultrasound in pregnancy was unknown. Today, it's a routine part of prenatal care. 14 comments
  • Feb. 09, 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
  • Jan. 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. 77 comments
  • Dec. 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. 9 comments
  • Nov. 30, 2010

    Water birth

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Considering water birth? Learn about pros, cons and more. 22 comments
  • Oct. 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
  • Oct. 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
  • Aug. 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. 8 comments
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