Maternity articles and videos

Handle New Moms with Care

Handle New Moms with Care

Having a baby is supposed to be a joyous time — until bonding with your newborn is tested by exhaustion or anxiety. Early postpartum depression recognition, support and treatment are the keys to recovery.

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Surprising Time for Depression

Many moms don’t realize that depression is a common problem during pregnancy as well. Find out how to identify the signs of depression and where to seek help.

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Personal Story: Saving Lives During a Difficult Pregnancy

High-Risk Pregnancy Experience

See how the Virtua maternal-fetal medicine team jumped into action when a patient learned that she and her unborn child were in grave danger.

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A Test of Hope

A Test of Hope

Dr. Ron Librizzi, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, suggests a new blood test for a woman that rules out certain genetic problems.

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Has Your Child Missed a Milestone?

Virtua’s Early Intervention Program can help children, from birth to 3 years old, who experience developmental delays or have other health or medical issues. Find out how EIP can help your family.

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New, Accurate Screening Your Should Know

Breakthrough in Prenatal Screening

A simple blood test is highly accurate and noninvasive and relies on genetic markers and information found in the mother’s blood, reports 6ABC Action News.

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Alicia Graf Story

Alicia Graf Story

Thanks to the quick actions of Virtua's doctors and nurses, Alicia is here to share her story with her baby.

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Mother's Day Miracle Baby

Mother's Day Miracle Baby

Local couple gets miracle baby in time for Mother's Day thanks to Virtua's Dr. Ronald Librizzi who specializes in high risk pregnancies.

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Personal Story: How I Recovered from Baby Blues

Postpartum Depression Experience

Marilyn shares her story of finding support at Virtua to overcome the baby blues.

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Personal Story: A Miraculous Entrance

Just four days before her due date, Susan Eley experienced some minor cramping. Find out what happened next.

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Priceless Moments with Moms and Babies

Priceless Moments with Moms and Babies

Newborn babies share a tender moment with their moms.

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Virtua Voorhees Hospital Maternity Tour

Virtua Voorhees Hospital Virtual Maternity Tour

View the layout of the campus and receive an inside look at the Virtua Voorhees hospital.

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This Non-Invasive Test Transforms Down Syndrome Detection

There's a far less invasive way to screen for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities. Find out the eligibility criteria and benefits to you and your baby.

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Virtua Memorial mother baby virtual tour

Virtua Memorial Mother-Baby Virtual Tour

A virtual maternity tour of the Virtua Memorial Mother Baby suites and the Pediatric Pavilion.

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Pregnancy Gingivitis

Pregnancy Gingivitis: Taking Care of Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

Up to 50% of all pregnant women develop gingivitis. Find out why and what you can do to protect your gums.

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managing pregnancy for mothers with heart conditions

Managing Pregnancy for Mothers With Heart Conditions

Discover how today's advances in maternal-fetal medicine make it possible for women with heart conditions to have healthy pregnancies.

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Miracle Baby is Born

Miracle Baby is Born

Christine had lost two premature babies. Virtua's Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program provided hope and an unconventional treatment plan to help deliver a healthy baby boy.

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