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Medical Experts for Media - OB/GYN

Roger Harms, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Roger Harms, M.D., a consultant in obstetrics and gynecology Chair, Practice and Quality Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Distinguished Educator, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Medical Editor-in-Chief, MayoClinic.com Editor-in-Chief, Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy Media Experience: Interview experience with local and national [...]

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Partnership Works to Improve Obestetric, Newborn Care in Latin America

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 17, 2012.  Mayo Clinic, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative (SM2015) announced today a new collaboration to improve obstetric and neonatal care in Latin America, beginning in Honduras. The agreement was announced in Lima, Peru, at the international conference "Power: Women [...]

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Elective Early-Term Deliveries Increase Complications for Baby and Mom

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Dec. 16, 2013 — Enduring the last few weeks of pregnancy can be physically and emotionally challenging for some women. The aches and pains, the swelling of the limbs and the anxiety of when labor may start are part of the natural gestation process, but they also can [...]

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Mayo Clinic Expert Available to Talk about Treating Infants with Head Shape Asymmetry

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Parents are often the first to notice when their otherwise healthy infant slowly begins to develop a lopsided skull. Sometimes the change in head shape can look like a flattened section in the back of the skull, or off to one side if the baby prefers looking [...]

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Dr. Bobbie Gostout and Certified Nurse-Midwife Susan Skinner on Obstetrics Care, Women's Wellness and Preventive Care

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Bobbie Gostout and certified nurse-midwife Susan Skinner on obstetrics care, women's wellness and preventive care. For background, here's some video of Dr. Gostout talking about the advantages of robotic surgery for women who need hysterectomies, from Mayo Clinic's YouTube channel. Medical Edge [...]

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Pregnancy and Low Back Pain: New Ultrasound Treatment for Physical Therapy

Many women experience low back pain during pregnancy. Kathy Cieslak, a physical therapist in Mayo Clinic's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation says, "Pregnancy-related back pain affects between 50 and 75 percent of all women. Our goal is to identify the potential source of the pain and help women return safely to [...]

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