Life Flight Opens New Maternal Transport Service

By Richard Nash
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Intermountain Life Flight has a new high-risk OB service designed to help us serve pregnant patients throughout the Intermountain West who need to be transported to higher-acuity hospitals. The service complements Life Flight’s neonatal team; in fact sometimes members of both teams will fly together to save high-risk moms and babies.

Research Seeks to Prevent Preterm Labor

By Intermountain Healthcare
Working to Prevent Preterm Labor

Each year in the United States, 1 in 8 babies is born prematurely, and those premature babies have increased risk of health problems throughout their lives. Helen Feltovich, MD, is trying to change that statistic through her research into preterm labor — studying both humans and monkeys.

Staying Healthy and Enjoying Life — For Your Sake and Your Future Baby's

By Ronda Yorgason, RN, BSN, C-EFM
Stay Healthy and Enjoy Life - For Your Sake and Your Future Baby's

We’ve all heard it a hundred times – “Eat right and exercise”. As generic as it may seem, that bit of counsel has stood the test of time when it comes to better health. Good health habits are important throughout all stages of life, but never more so for a woman than during her reproductive years. A woman needs to consider that her choices may affect not just her, but also her future children