Third Trimester

Investigating the Use of Nitrous Oxide in Labor

Moms-to-be have several options for managing labor pain beyond an epidural. Get the facts about the safety, efficacy and use of nitrous oxide in labor.

Pregnancy and Your Pelvic Floor

Pregnancy puts an increased demand on the muscles and ligaments of the pelvic floor. Understanding what happens and how to protect this important piece of anatomy can help prevent pelvic floor-related issues now and in the future.

Beware the Baby Blues

Adding a new baby to the family is a reason for celebration, yet many new mothers struggle with a range of emotions during this time of life.

5 Fears of the Father-to-Be

Feel ready to be a dad? Of course you don’t.

Pregnancy Pampering Tips

Treat yourself to some well-deserved “me” time before your little one’s arrival.

What to Expect After Your C-Section

Learn what to expect after your cesarean section—whether the surgery was expected or not.

Rib Pain? Really?

You knew pregnancy would prompt many unfamiliar sensations and changes to your body. Rib pain, however, is one symptom you may not have been prepared for.

The Many Faces of Maternal Mental Illness

Postpartum depression is not the only behavioral health disorder that affects new and expectant mothers.

Bringing Baby Home

Learn what you will and won’t need to bring your new little one home safely.

6 Ways to Ease Constipation During Pregnancy

A variety of factors converge during pregnancy to create the perfect conditions for constipation. A multi-step strategy can help mothers-to-be find relief.

You're in the home stretch! Gateway Regional Medical Center, in partnership with SSM Cardinal Glennon, offers child safety classes. Call (618) 798‑3040 to schedule your class.

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