Women & Infants Services

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Women & Infants Services

OBGYN doctors and nurse practitioners
April 30, 2024

Obstetrics & Gynecology NEW

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infant exhibiting Safer infant sleep posture
September 14, 2023

Tips for Safer Infant Sleep

Every year in the United States, 3,500 infants between the ages of one month and one year die tragically – while sleeping – from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). These deaths are occurring in Black babies at twice the rate of white babies, and Alabama has one of the highest infant death rates in the country.
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OBGYN female doctor conducting an ultrasound on a pregnant patient
December 19, 2022

UAB Rated Among Best Hospitals for Maternity Care by U.S. News

UAB Hospital was rated as “high-performing” – the highest level possible – in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for Maternity Care survey for 2022-2023.
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OBGYN doctors and nurse practitioners
November 2, 2022

Obstetrics & Gynecology

About UAB Medicine OBGYN Services As part of the UAB Division of Women’s Reproductive Healthcare, our services range from complete obstetric care to the medical and surgical treatment of complicated gynecological concerns. Our physicians are here for you through your first routine gynecological exam, to delivering your baby, to guiding you through menopause. When you […]
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Couple sitting on couch holding hands
October 14, 2022

UAB Medicine Bereavement Care Helps Families Deal With Infant Loss

Oct. 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a health care observation recognizing one of the most emotionally difficult experiences that parents and medical professionals can face. There’s no way to make up for the loss of an infant, but hospitals can guide and support families throughout the grieving process. UAB Women & Infants Services provides support specialists as part of its comprehensive bereavement care for families.
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Dr. Warner Huh
August 10, 2022

UAB OB/GYN Services Ranked No. 5 Nationally: Q&A with Chair Warner Huh, MD

UAB Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This achievement reflects the exceptional quality of care provided to UAB Medicine patients, which is supported by the department’s groundbreaking research and academic excellence.
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Curtis Means, Guinness world record premature baby
December 6, 2021

UAB Hospital Delivers Record-Breaking Premature Baby

In April 2021, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit team celebrated as Curtis Means was discharged after 275 days in the hospital. Six months later, Curtis and his team held another celebration as he was officially named the world’s most premature infant to survive by Guinness World Records. 
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Pregnant woman sitting on couch while holding her phone and listening to music with headphones
July 26, 2021

UAB Medicine Uses Music Therapy to Comfort Women after Fetal Loss

Fetal loss is emotionally traumatic. To make matters worse, women who have a miscarriage or stillbirth also must deal with the stress of procedures necessary to remove the deceased fetus. So the UAB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) developed a music therapy program to comfort mothers in this situation.
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Mother holding infant daughter
May 4, 2021

UAB Medicine Physician Offers Advice for New and Expectant Mothers

Each Mother’s Day we honor and celebrate the maternal figures in our lives and the positive impact they make. It’s also a good time to recognize that many new and expectant mothers may feel overwhelmed by the challenges motherhood brings. Janeen Arbuckle, MD, PhD, of UAB Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, provides advice that may be helpful for women and their partners as they navigate this exciting phase of life.
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Five babies sitting in white diapers
November 9, 2020

UAB Medicine Again Earns Prestigious Baby-Friendly Designation

UAB Medicine once again achieved the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly designation from Baby-Friendly USA, the accrediting body for the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in the United States.
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Jessica Little
August 5, 2020

Trusting our Twin Daughters to UAB Was the Right Choice

When we found out we were expecting twins, we were nervous about the usual things you expect when you first hear the word “twins”: twice the feedings, twice the diapers, and twice the sleepless nights. At 19 weeks, however, we found out that there were serious complications, and our initial worries couldn’t even compare. We had started our prenatal care at another Birmingham hospital, and were referred to a specialized hospital out of state for further testing and opinions.
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home STD self testing
May 12, 2020

Home STD Tests are Convenient, but There are Drawbacks

Seeing a health care provider usually is the most reliable way to determine if you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD). In some cases, home testing for STDs provides a convenient or necessary alternative, but it may come with some drawbacks.
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