Pregnancy

Perinatology Clinic at St. Cloud Hospital and Monticello Telehealth receive accreditation
The Perinatology Clinic at St. Cloud Hospital and Monticello Telehealth sought a first-time accreditation from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). As a result of this work, they recently received a perfect review in all four categories: adjunct detailed fetal anatomic US, Obstetric – First Trimester Obstetric, Second Trimester Obstetric and Third Trimester.

“Obtaining accreditation demonstrates our facility’s clinical excellence and commitment to the highest quality patient care when providing diagnostic ultrasound to women with high-risk pregnancies throughout Central Minnesota,” said Medical Director Jessica Swartout, MD.

CentraCare is one of only six programs in Minnesota to receive accreditation in the adjunct detailed fetal anatomic category. Learn more about the Perinatology Clinic at St. Cloud Hospital and the perinatology telehealth program in Monticello.
1 pound preemie Winston now grows, smiles at home
Jenny Borgstrom hardly remembers bringing her baby home from the hospital in March. She was sleep-deprived and everything was nerve-racking, Borgstrom said. Her baby, Winston Rochat, was born more than three months early and weighed a mere 1 pound, 1 ounce. Read Winston’s story.
Packing your hospital bag for labor and delivery
When packing your bag for your labor and delivery, there are some items you won’t want to forget. But it’s also important to bring other items that’ll help you feel comfortable. View a list of items for you, your partner and your little one.
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Pregnancy

Contrary to what doctors have thought, women who opt to have their labor induced in the 39th week of pregnancy do not face a heightened risk of cesarean section, a new clinical trial finds.

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People often urge moms-to-be to get plenty of sleep before the baby comes. Now, researchers report that good sleep during pregnancy might also lower the risk of premature delivery.

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Young pregnant women who are obese may face a higher risk of changes in heart structure and function, a small new study suggests.

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Today's young mothers-to-be may be more likely to develop depression while pregnant than their own mothers were, a new study suggests.

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Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of pregnancy-related high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, a new study finds.

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A two-drug combination is more effective than a single drug for women suffering miscarriage, a new study finds.

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