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

Pregnancy Q&A with Alta View Nurse Midwives

By Intermountain Healthcare
Pregnancy questions answered by nurse midwives

Hi Moms! The experts at Intermountain Alta View Nurse Midwives spent an afternoon recently answering your OB/GYN questions. We appreciate your thoughtful questions and truly enjoyed providing you feedback. We wanted to post a recap for those who may have missed the chat. If you have more questions, feel free to reach out to us at any time 801-501-3300. 

What to Know About Pregnancy Over Age 35

By Lauren Ahles

You may have heard the term “advanced maternal age” or “AMA,” but what does it mean?  A woman who is 35 or older on her due date is considered to be of advanced maternal age. Traditionally, this age has been used to designate a group of women who are at a higher risk of having a child with certain chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, or Trisomy 13.

Time to Check Up on Your Checkups

By Jonathan Burnett, MD
Stay up to date with Well-Child Visits

During the first 2-3 years of your child’s life, you become very familiar with her doctor’s office. You stop in every few months to see how your child is growing, developing and learning and to make sure she’s caught up on her vaccines to help protect against many nasty diseases. But as she grows, are you keeping up with the well-child check-ups?