Third Trimester

Bringing Baby Home

Learn what you will and won’t need to bring your new little one home safely.

Blood Pressure and the Baby Bump

The stress of preparing for baby and coping with a changing body are enough to keep any expectant mother busy, but it’s the pressure prospective moms often can’t see that may truly deserve their attention.

Shining a Light on Maternity Leave

Planning on going back to work after baby? Don’t be left in the dark about your company’s leave policy.

Investigating the Use of Nitrous Oxide in Labor

Moms-to-be have several options for managing labor pain beyond an epidural. Get the facts about the safety, efficacy and use of nitrous oxide in labor.

The Many Faces of Maternal Mental Illness

Postpartum depression is not the only behavioral health disorder that affects new and expectant mothers.

Rib Pain? Really?

You knew pregnancy would prompt many unfamiliar sensations and changes to your body. Rib pain, however, is one symptom you may not have been prepared for.

Sickle Cell and Pregnancy

A genetic disorder that is often passed from parent to child, sickle cell disease can have profound effects on a mother and her baby during pregnancy. But proper planning can help ensure that both mom and baby remain as healthy as possible.

Pregnancy Pampering Tips

Treat yourself to some well-deserved “me” time before your little one’s arrival.

Have you picked a pediatrician? Meet Alan Brown, M.D., and Bird Gilmartin, M.D., board-certified Pediatricians in Evanston who provide super care for your super kid

Drs. Brown and Gilmartin are members of the medical staff at Evanston Regional Hospital.

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