Navigating the Challenges of Preterm Labor: Insights from Maternal Fetal Medicine Experts

By on February 6, 2024

On the most recent episode of the Healthful Woman podcast, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, Dr. Nathan Fox and Dr. Jessica Spiegelman recently discussed the intricacies of preterm labor and preterm contractions—two common occurrences that can leave many expecting mothers afraid and in the dark. Join Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates as we explore and highlight key takeaways


What to Expect When You’re Expecting a C-Section

By on October 16, 2023

When you become pregnant one of the first things you will discuss with your partner and provider is your birth plan. Whether you are choosing to give birth at home, with or without an epidural, or vaginally in the hospital, it is always important to have a plan in place. It is also important to


Induction of Labor

By on September 17, 2020

Dr. Michelle Santoyo returns to Healthful Woman to talk about inducing labor with Dr. Fox. In this episode, they discuss why an OB/GYN would choose to induce labor, what the process is like, and what patients should know.   Why Induce Labor?  Dr. Santoyo explains that there are three major reasons why labor might be induced: for


Am I In Labor?

By on July 22, 2020

When you go into labor, it’s important to contact your healthcare provider as soon as possible. However, especially for first-time mothers, it can be confusing or stressful to feel uninformed about what exactly labor feels like. Dr. Michelle Santoyo explains three key things patients should look for that indicate labor are contractions, loss of fluid, and bleeding. Here are a few