Family Birth Center Pre- and Postnatal Care

Heather McNamara: A delicate situation

Heather and Ryan McNamara already had two beautiful girls — Ellie who was four and Abby who was two. Both children were born at St. Clair Hospital, and both times, labor and delivery were normal. When Heather became pregnant with a third child, the couple was excited. The new baby was going to be a little boy. They decided to name him Patrick.

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Jennifer Boal: A challenging three days

When Jennifer “Jenn” Boal wanted to have a second child, she knew exactly who she wanted her doctor to be and where she wanted to deliver. Jenn and her husband, Ryan, had had their first child, Conner, with St. Clair Hospital OB/GYN Paul M. Zubritzky, M.D. The Mt. Lebanon couple had struggled with fertility and Dr. Zubritzky had helped them conceive through medication. “You’re not just a patient with Dr. Zubritzky. You’re like part of his family,” says Jenn. “He listens to what you have to say. His medical knowledge and skill give you the confidence you need as a patient struggling with a medical issue.”

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