Midwives, Myths, and the Real Story

By Vicki O Neal
051613 5 Midwives Myths

Mention the word “midwife” and some people still think of boiling water and birthing at home. It’s one of many common misconceptions about the modern practice of midwifery. Here are five common myths and the real story about the care nurse midwives provide for their patients.​​​​​

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. 

Warm Weather and Window Safety for Kiddos

By Julia Smith
Window Safety

Temperatures are beginning to warm up and summer is in the air and many people open their windows to let the breeze in. While the fresh air feels good, open windows can pose a serious danger to young children. Did you know: Each year in the United States, 15 to 20 children under the age of 11 die and nearly 15,000 are injured because of falls from windows.