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At the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, each patient is an important member of her own care team. To support her, we offer education resources such as child birth classes, pregnancy-related information and access to women's health resources.
We offer a variety of classes, including childbirth, breastfeeding and infant CPR classes, along with other educational resources to help new and expectant parents prepare for childbirth and early parenthood.
Our nurses, doctors and staff want your labor and delivery to be as safe as possible, and we want your family and friends to support you during this time. Our visitor policy helps us meet all of your labor and delivery needs.
Mass General provides support, education and resources for new mothers who choose to breastfeed.
Find answers to the most common questions we hear from our patients.
For your convenience and consideration, we have listed a number of medications that with reasonable, necessary and sparing use are permitted during pregnancy.
Learn about the risks associated with the Zika virus for pregnant women.
Read a guide to some of the basic questions you may find yourself asking about nutrition in pregnancy.
Bleeding is common during the first three months (12 weeks) of pregnancy and may or may not be a sign of a problem.
Find tips to relieve some of the minor discomforts you may experience during your pregnancy including cramping, backaches, cold and flu symptoms, swollen feet and pressure under the rib cage.
Este paquete contiene información que le será muy útil en este momento de las etapas iniciales de su embarazo.
الكتيب يحتوي على معلومات مفيدة للمراحل الاولى من الحمل
Information from the March of Dimes for those thinking about getting pregnant, being pregnant and beyond.
Learn about birth defects caused by chromosomal disorders and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.
Learn about birth defects caused by genetic syndromes and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.
Learn about birth defects caused by structural defects and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.
Learn more about the interuterine device, or "IUD," from Katherine D. Pocius, MD, MPH, medical director of family planning in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mass General.
Learn more about diagnosis and treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) from Caroline Mitchell, MD, director of the Vulvovaginal Disorders Program at Mass General.
Learn more about causes, common treatments and prevention for vaginal yeast infections from Alisa Pascale, DNP, WHNP-BC, a specialist in the Vulvovaginal Disorders Program at Mass General.
One in three women struggles with a pelvic floor disorder, but many do not seek treatment. Learn more about these disorders.
Many problems of the pelvic floor can be helped with simple self-help measures and behavioral or dietary changes.
Mind Body skills training for peri/menopause at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine provides individual training designed to reduce stress and enhance resiliency. Self-care strategies have been shown to relieve symptoms commonly associated with this transition.