Ep. 3 | Postpartum Contraception

Resources for more information: 2010 CDC Update to Postpartum Contraception Guidelines CDC Birth Control Effectiveness PDF American Sexual Health Association Contraceptive Options PDF Contraceptive Failure in the United States, by James Trussell, PhD Planned Parenthood Directions for Using a Diaphragm CDC – Correct Male Condom Use

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Ep. 2 | TORCH Viruses (part 2)

Today I’ll wrap up my two part mini-series on TORCH viruses with a breakdown of some of the diseases included in the “other” category of TORCH, including syphilis, parvovirus B19, varicella-zoster, and zika.   Resources for more information: March of Dimes – Syphilis in Pregnancy CDC – Syphili Fact Sheet CDC – Syphilis in Pregnancy…

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Ep. 1 | TORCH Viruses (part 1)

In the very first episode of Midwifery Minutes, we’ll explore TORCH viruses. What are they? Who is at risk? What can we do about them as care providers?   Resources for more information: American Journal of Reproductive Immunology Article on TORCH Viruses CDC Toxoplasmosis & Pregnancy FAQ March of Dimes Toxoplasmosis Page CDC Rubella and…

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