Sarah Marshall MD


Lactancia: Posición de cuna

En la posición de cuna (tradicional), usted se sienta con la espalda apoyada. Un brazo sostiene al bebé con la cabeza en la curva de su codo, y su mano abierta sostiene las nalgas o la espalda del bebé. El abdomen de su bebé reposa sobre el suyo. Use la otra mano para sostener el seno y guiarlo dentro de la boca del…

Subchorionic Hemorrhage

A subchorionic hemorrhage is bleeding under one of the membranes (chorion) that surrounds the embryo. It is a common cause of bleeding in early pregnancy. It also may be called a subchorionic hematoma. The main symptom is vaginal bleeding. But some women don’t have symptoms. They may find out they have a hematoma during…

Sleep, Rest, and Breastfeeding

Rest and sleep are important to breastfeeding women for keeping up their energy and their milk production. Help yourself sleep well Avoid or limit caffeine, especially in the hours before bedtime. Caffeine can keep you awake. Use the evening hours for settling down. Avoid watching TV and using the computer or phone if…

High-Risk Pregnancy

A high-risk pregnancy is one in which the mother or her fetus is at increased risk for health problems. The determination of a high-risk pregnancy is based on the mother’s current health status, age, and pregnancy history as well as the presence of a genetic condition in either parent. Specifically, a pregnancy is…

Breastfeeding

What is breastfeeding? Breastfeeding is feeding a baby milk from the mother’s breasts. You can feed your baby right at your breast. You can also pump your breasts and put the milk in a bottle to feed your baby. Doctors advise breastfeeding for 1 year or longer. But your baby benefits from any amount of breastfeeding you…