You may have thought about your birth plan shortly after you discovered you were pregnant or maybe your plan is to simply have “no plan” and that’s okay too. A birth plan can be a useful tool to help inform your provider and the Birthing Center team of your preferences for labor and delivery.
Postpartum depression is relatively common, affecting approximately one in eight women after delivery, according to Andraya Huldeen, MD, Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics. She explains that often there is no clear trigger for postpartum depression and if the baby is healthy,
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed how we receive health care. Early in the pandemic, wellness visits were canceled or postponed and many in-person appointments have since turned into telehealth visits. Rebecca Baudoin, MD, Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics,
After having an epidural with her first son in 2019, Shelby Hallblade, Carver, knew she wanted to try a more natural approach the second time around. “When I had an epidural with my first born, Silas, I didn’t know there was another way,” Shelby said.
Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics, is transitioning to a new Electronic Medical Record called Epic on Aug. 1, 2021. This medical record will be the same for the entire organization. This means however, that our current patient portal – My Health Record – will no longer be updated as of Aug 1,
Katelyn Neufeld, CNM, now provides midwifery care to women at Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics. She began seeing patients at Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska and the Ridgeview Professional Building in Waconia in early November. Neufeld received her nursing degree from Crown College in St.
Rebecca Baudoin, MD, Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics, sees female patients in their teens and continuing through their lifespan for a variety of women’s health concerns. Her patients often ask, ‘When should I bring my teenage daughter for her first visit?
“I wasn’t terribly worried about COVID-19 until Governor Walz issued the stay-at-home order at the end of March,” said Sarah Cowell from Arlington, Minn., who was nearly 8 months pregnant with her fourth child at the time. “I quickly became concerned and had a long list of questions for my provider.” Sarah has delivered all four of her children at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia and all with a provider from Western OB/GYN,
Heidi Edsill, MD, has joined Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics and sees patients at its Waconia, Chaska and Arlington clinic locations. The addition of Dr. Edsill grows the long-established practice to 12 providers, caring for women’s health at all stages of life.
It’s twins! Ridgeview welcomes two babies born in two different years and two decades! Congratulations to mom Melissa and dad Ben on the birth of their twins. Baby boy George Winton was born at 11:44 p.m., Dec. 31, 2019, and baby girl Remi James was born at 12:01 a.m.,