Ashley K Heller

I Recovered From Surgery on My Own Terms

I struggled with side effects from opioids after my first C-section, so I chose to do things differently the second time around

pregnant woman having a consultation with her doctor about maternal health

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Preterm Birth

1 baby in 10 is born too soon in the U.S. each year. Is your baby at risk?

Working as a Rainbow Doula Lets Me Be Myself

Working as a Rainbow Doula Lets Me Be Myself

I love creating a safe space in the birthing room, empowering my LGBTQ+ clients and advocating for them during the birth process.

Opioids Overprescribed After C-Sections

Opioids Overprescribed After C-Sections

Women are routinely prescribed more opioid painkillers than they need after c-sections.

baby in the nicu

Is the NICU Being Overused?

Researchers found that a possible reason for more infants entering the neonatal could be due to lower admittance thresholds.