Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nitrous Oxide as a Tool during Delivery

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nitrous Oxide as a Tool during Delivery

Sentara Martha Jefferson recently starting using nitrous oxide – often referred to as laughing gas - as an option for women to assist with pain during labor.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding the Recent Allergan Breast Implant Recall

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding the Recent Allergan Breast Implant Recall

The FDA recently recommended that Allergan – a company that sells breast implants – voluntarily recall one of their products due to concerns about breast implant associated illness, including a very rare cancer associated with scar tissue.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nurses go Back to School at Sentara Martha Jefferson

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Nurses go Back to School at Sentara Martha Jefferson

Nurses at Sentara Martha Jefferson also are celebrating graduations, and a small break from school too, as many are enrolled in programs to further their education. 

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Sunsets with Sentara Healthcare

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Sunsets with Sentara Healthcare

Sunsets with Sentara is a community event at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.  It’s an evening filled with music, food and fellowship.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding and Treating Endometriosis

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Understanding and Treating Endometriosis

Endometriosis is when cells, similar to the ones that line the inside of the uterus, grow outside of the uterus. Unfortunately, there’s no great way to prevent it.  Instead, focus should be placed on detection, as it can often be missed.

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Low Intervention Births

Sentara Martha Jefferson Monday: Low Intervention Births

The goal for soon-to-be mothers who are delivering their babies is to give them the delivery they desire. At Sentara Martha Jefferson, a low C-section rate has gone hand-in-hand with helping women have their ideal birth.