6 ways to progress in labor

You've probably heard about measuring progression in labor through dilation ("6 centimeters now!", or "Ugh, I was 1 centimeter at my last appointmet" – that kind of thing). But did you know that there are five other important steps that we expect to see happen during labor? Here's a handy breakdown of the six main ways people progress in labor.

Terms Explained: what are prostaglandins?

Did you know that the same weird thing in your body can 1) make periods painful, 2) help cure newborns of certain kinds of heart disease, and 3) make a uterus contract? Welcome to the confusing and impressive world of prostaglandins. Check out this article to learn more!

How I used the pandemic to strengthen my research: Notre Dame’s update on my dissertation

I was honored recently to be featured in the University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters newsletter. You can find the link in this post!