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Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist Before Your Wedding

You’ve spent months getting ready for the big day. Amongst the to-do lists should be a trip to your gynecologist. There are some important questions to ask your gynecologist before the nuptials. Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist Before the Big Day Whether you’ve been...

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

Are you struggling but aren't sure how to talk to your doctor about postpartum depression? Keep reading for help. Postpartum Depression Symptoms can occur three months before giving birth and up to 1 year after the birth of your baby. Most mothers experience a sadness...

How Do I Know If I’m Ready to Have a Baby?

As a couple or single, having a baby is a life-changing decision. For some, it's a surprise; for others, it's a planned event. How do you know if you're ready to have a baby? Can you be sure that you are? 5 Signs That You May Be Ready to Have a Baby Do you see babies...

A Balanced Diet is a Healthy Diet for You and Your Baby

During pregnancy, the basic principles of healthy eating remain the same: get plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats. A balanced diet will promote your baby's growth and development. Below are a few nutrients that deserve special...

Childbirth Classes. Know What to Expect

Each woman's childbirth is a unique experience. You've probably read about childbirth and heard countless labor stories from friends and loved ones, but do you know what to expect during labor and delivery? Childbirth classes can help new mothers gain confidence, and...

The Importance of Good Prenatal Care

Each year the Center for Disease Control (CDC) receives reports of women who died because of a pregnancy-related complication. The yearly number was 658 in 2018, including deaths during pregnancy, at birth, or within 42 days of birth. The CDC estimates that up to...

Preeclampsia’s Symptoms and Treatments

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication that affects about 5% of pregnant women. When untreated, Preeclampsia can lead to life-threatening complications for both you and your baby. What are preeclampsia’s symptoms and treatments? Keep reading to find out. What are...

Infertility Awareness Month: Help Change the Conversation

April is Infertility Awareness Month. So, let's talk about it. For many, receiving an infertility diagnosis shatters their dream of having a house full of children. After months of trying, depression is often experienced by both partners and can have a strong impact...

News in Obstetrics: Birth Defects Awareness & Prevention

A birth defect is a problem that happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Most birth defects happen during the first 3 months of pregnancy. According to the March of Dimes, about 120,000 babies born each year have congenital normalities. A birth defect...

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