Read CU Medicine OB-GYN East Denver (Rocky Mountain) information about conception, pregnancy, delivery and childbirth.
Pregnancy is one of our primary services and a very important aspect in the lives of many women. Learn signs and symptoms of pregnancy and what to expect during each trimester.
Preconception counseling revolves around evaluating a woman’s overall health and wellness while addressing lifestyle changes that will promote conception and healthy fetal development.
Finding the right obstetrician (OB-GYN) for pregnancy, labor and birth is an important decision. These are our tips for finding a health partner that's right for you.
Being pregnant often raises questions and concerns about unknowns, particularly if it is a woman’s first pregnancy. We’ve provided care for pregnant women for over 30 years, and we fully understand these concerns. These are some tips based on questions we hear often.
Pregnancy care is the healthcare a pregnant woman receives prior to childbirth (prenatal care) and directly after delivery (postpartum care). It is important that every woman have pregnancy care to make sure that she and her baby are as healthy as possible.
A birth vision is a woman’s preferences and helps align her desires with the delivery team to arrive at a birth plan to follow.
Single mothers face unique challenges in pregnancy, delivery and postpartum, and our OB-GYNs provide care attuned to their individual needs.
This is a list of over-the-counter drugs considered safe during pregnancy. Medications should only be used following directions on the packaging, and all medication should be used sparingly during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
There are many things to consider before you go into labor. CU Medicine OB-GYN East Denver (Rocky Mountain) develops an individualized birth plan with each mom-to-be based on her needs, desires and concerns. Learn more about labor & delivery including signs, pain management, birth & delivery plans at CU Medicine OB-GYN East Denver (Rocky Mountain).
Gestational hypertension and preeclampsia are common, treatable conditions that are closely monitored by physicians for the safety of the mother and baby.
Miscarriage refers to the spontaneous early loss of pregnancy occurring during the first trimester. Miscarriage occurs in at least 10 percent of pregnancies in which a woman knows she is pregnant.
Postpartum care is for the mother after giving birth. It is important for new mothers to take care of themselves during the postpartum period to ensure that their body has a full recovery. Being in good health helps a mother care more effectively for her baby.
From “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” to information from the CDC, CU Rocky Mountain has gathered reputable resources on pregnancy.