LVHN News (pregnancy)

2018
May
16,
2018
Obstetrician-gynecologist Cheryl Hamilton, MD, with LVPG Obstetrics and Gynecology is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Practicing since the 1980s, Hamilton has witnessed a...
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May
14,
2018
Morning sickness is quite common in early stages of pregnancy, affecting as many as 80 percent of pregnant women. What’s less common is extreme morning sickness, also known as hyperemesis gravidarum. You may have read that Kate Middleton (Duchess of ...
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2017
September
11,
2017
Prenatal education is an important part of the pregnancy experience. Most first-time parents find the experience so valuable they attend refresher classes. In fact, the expectant mom sitting next to you in class just might be part of your health care...
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September
06,
2017
Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital encourages vaccinations for newborns and toddlers. A new school year is upon us and timely vaccinations are an effective way for parents to keep their children protected from illness. It’s important to follow the imm...
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August
29,
2017
Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest recently earned the distinction Baby-Friendly Hospital from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The Baby-Friendly distinction recognizes LVH’s commitment and su...
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July
31,
2017
Jane Nordell and her wife Erin Firestone are the proud parents of twins. In the first part of our series, Nordell shared her experience leading up to the birth of her babies including the time Tate and Johanna spent at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Cr...
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July
27,
2017
Fertility treatments like intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be an emotional roller coaster for couples who often experience multiple losses before they finally have success. That’s exactly what happened to Jane Nord...
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March
29,
2017
Motherhood is the most important job in the world. One that’s filled with an equal set of challenges and rewards. Going back to work after the birth of a baby adds yet another set of challenges to the mix. Yet, advanced planning and lots of support f...
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February
27,
2017
Ultrasound is a safe procedure used throughout pregnancy to monitor your baby’s growth and development. The test uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of your developing baby to help determine your due date and look for signs of healthy ...
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February
01,
2017
Ring the alarm – Beyoncé is pregnant – with twins. Social media exploded on Wednesday afternoon when the singer, song writer and actress announced the news on her Instagram page. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and her husband, Sean Carter, aka Jay Z, are alr...
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January
23,
2017
Pregnancy is a special time full of excitement and more than a few visits to your obstetrician (OB). On average, the prenatal period lasts 40 weeks, and can last up to 42 weeks. During that time you can expect a minimum of 14 OB appointments – some i...
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2016
November
17,
2016
Meet Our Providers Elizabeth Berger, DO Obstetrics and Gynecology View Profile Your Next Step We work by your side to create a uniquely personal birth experience for you and your family and provide all of the care you nee...
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