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I JUST LEARNED I'M PREGNANT. WHAT CHANGES CAN I MAKE IN MY DIET TO HELP KEEP MY BABY HEALTHY?
MELISSA WOLF, MD ANSWERED:
You have the opportunity in pregnancy to dramatically improve your health and make nutrition and lifestyle choices that will set a lifelong example for your child. If you smoke, drink alcohol, eat junk food, work too much, or have generally neglected yourself, pregnancy is a terrific time to turn things around. In fact, caring for yourself during pregnancy is the best way to care for your baby. Here are four nutrition tips to get you started.
It is not necessary to “eat for two.” During pregnancy,...[ read more ]
DO YOU HAVE SERVICES FOR MORE HOLISTIC BIRTHING TECHNIQUES SUCH AS BIRTHING BALLS OR WATER BIRTHS?
An excellent question. Thanks for asking. Our nursing team is experienced in holistic birthing with birthing balls and big Jacuzzi tubs for laboring (ideally, we can get you out of the tub before delivery so we can be ready to provide emergency care to your newborn if needed). We have essential oils for aromatherapy, massage creams for hand, feet and/or back massages during and after labor. We have many lighting options in our labor rooms for rest and relaxation. Please come and tour the Family Birth...[ read more ]
JUST WONDERING IF YOU DELIVER BABIES? I KNOW ITS KIND OF A DUMB QUESTION
Yes, Bozeman Deaconess does deliveries. Bozeman Deaconess Women's Center provides obstetric and gynecologic services. We provide excellent care for expecting moms. You’ll also find a variety of services to complement your care, including lactation consultation, childbirth education classes, new parent tours and sibling classes. Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman's life, and we welcome the opportunity to share this experience with you. [ read more ]