Andrea Lythgoe

Andrea has been a doula and childbirth educator since the late 1990s. She enjoys helping families have great births as they add new people to their families.

Timeline depicting the different terms

What’s TERM anyway?

In 2017, ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine revised the definitions of what it means to have a “term pregnancy”. Before this change, all births past 37 weeks were lumped together as “term” and it was assumed it was all the same. Evolving research has shown that it is not all the same. The …

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