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9 common questions about progesterone treatment to reduce the risk of preterm births

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One in 9 babies is born prematurely, according to the March of Dimes. For pregnant women who are at risk for delivering prematurely, an evidence-based treatment approach may reduce their chances of having a preterm birth. Below are some common questions – and answers – about this treatment, called progesterone supplementation.

Understanding the risk factors for preterm labor

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The birth of a child is filled with both excitement and nervousness for moms-to-be. They may wonder - How will I know I’m in labor? Will I have a long labor? What will my baby look like? – and countless other questions.

Doctor addresses federal inmates about babies born addicted to drugs

Withdrawal is extremely painful and NAS babies are hard to console. (Photo courtesy of projectbeanSprout.org.)

A drug-addicted baby is born every hour, according to research. To help educate inmates about how drug use during pregnancy affects newborns, Dr. Elena Rossi presented at a federal prison in Lisbon, Ohio.

Loose Knit Group swaddles babies with their talents (Photo gallery)

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It started small. The idea of helping others was the primary focus. This is how A Loose Knit Group came to be. JoAnn Carney, a volunteer with Fellows Riverside Gardens, was a member of the Ursuline Mother House’s Prayer Shawl Ministry. She knitted Prayer Shawls for those in need but she wanted to expand the […]

Meet Jayce, the Medical Miracle (Videos) Super-preemie finds brighter future through non-invasive eye treatment

Dr. Elena Rossi looks into Jayce's eyes.

After overcoming ovarian cancer, Lacey Collins was told she would never be able to have children. So when she learned she was pregnant with her little boy, Jayce, she was thrilled. Jayce was her little miracle who came along when she least expected it.

Meet Dr. Rossi – Neonatal specialty care

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In this year’s TV campaign, we’ve turned the camera on our doctors, so you can see how intensely they care for every child – and family – they treat. One of these doctors is Elena Rossi. She is a neonatologist (a doctor who specializes in newborn intensive care) and associate chair of the department of […]