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    Pregnancy after 35 | Massachusetts General Hospital

    Read about what it means to get pregnant and have a healthy pregnancy in your late 30s or early 40s with insights from Lisa Luther, MD, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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    Celebrating National Midwifery Week with Melissa Nelson, Chief of Midwifery

    In September 2023, Melissa Nelson, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC , became the chief of the Midwifery Service within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Below, Melissa shares why she pursued a career in midwifery, what she most wants people to know about this area of care, and her advice for patients.

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    Busting Breastfeeding Myths

    Lactation and breastfeeding are a unique experience for every parent and infant. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mass General busts myths and shares new evidenced-based information.

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    Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery: Q&A with Marcus Ortega, MD

    Marcus Ortega, MD, recently completed his Urogynecology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and is now an attending physician and faculty member at the Mass General Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Below, Dr. Ortega talks about what drew him to this specialty, his new practice in Danvers and his research that aims to help patients recover faster following surgery.

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    Fertility Patient’s Top 10 Questions Answered

    Read answers to the top 10 questions from patients about fertility, IVF, egg-freezing, and more from reproductive specialists and nurses at the Mass General Fertility Center.

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    Anna’s Story: Healing After a Traumatic Birth | Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital

    Anna Haring is a mom of two young girls. She’s a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy and highly values research. After her traumatic birth experience with her younger daughter, she learned about the childbirth-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research that Sharon Dekel, PhD, MS, MPhil leads in her lab. Read her story about healing after her traumatic birth experience.

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