We know our patients have questions about how to best protect themselves and baby from COVID-19. Our team will do our best to keep you informed by sharing up-to-date information and recommendations. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call our office at (520) 721-8605.
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Are you pregnant and have been diagnosed with COVID-19? If so please give our office a call at 📞 (520) 721-8605
Our team wants to share with you how to manage symptoms at home, when you might need to come to the hospital, and how to do that safely for yourself and our hospital staff. We’ll also be wanting to monitor you and baby even more closely throughout your pregnancy to keep you both healthy.
Minimal Exposure Office Protocols, effective April 1st, 2020:
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Copperstate OB/Gyn is Now Accepting Banner – University Family Care
We recognize that this year has put a lot of hardships on our community.
We are committed to providing high quality patient care in the midst of these difficult times, and are pleased to announce that we are now accepting Banner – University Family Care, an Arizona Medicaid Health Plan (“AHCCCS”) contracted health plan.
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If you, or someone you love, is pregnant and preparing for delivery day you may be debating the benefits of delayed umbilical cord clamping. Delayed cord clamping involves waiting to cut the umbilical cord anywhere from 25 seconds to five minutes after the child’s birth.
For many years the majority of parents and practitioners practiced immediate cord clamping (umbilical cord cutting within the first twenty seconds of the delivery), but studies are now showing that waiting may have numerous benefits.
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When it comes to your health care, you may be wondering what kind of practitioner would be best for your needs: an MD or NP? There are some differences between the two that are important to understand before making your choice.
‘MD’ stands for ‘medical doctor’ or ‘doctor of medicine’, and ‘NP’ stands for ‘nurse practitioner’. Both are often present in hospitals and clinics working together to provide routine and urgent care to their patients.
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There are many important decisions to make when you’re getting ready to have a baby, and one of the most important is who to have in the delivery room with you.
Delivering a baby is a magical experience, but it can also be stressful. Once labor begins, you are unlikely to want to make more decisions than absolutely necessary, so it’s important to have a plan for who you want to be with you when the big day comes.
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