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Moms, bones, and babies!

If our bones could talk, what would they say about how well we take care of them?  It might surprise us to overhear their comments. Maybe those creaking sounds we sometimes hear from our bones is their way of telling…

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The importance of newborn screenings

If you’re pregnant and about to deliver, there’s so much excitement ahead! During pregnancy, you’ve taken the steps for a great start by eating healthy, exercising, attending prenatal visits, and classes. And a remarkable chapter is about to begin, motherhood.…

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Why is vaginal dryness such a secret?

No matter your stage in life, vaginal dryness has most likely come your way at some point. Many women with this issue suffer in silence, and don’t ask for or get help. While almost half of post-menopausal women have trouble…

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Understanding Miscarriage

For women who have suffered a miscarriage, it is a very difficult loss and one that is not easily defined. There are feelings of sadness and thoughts of “what if,” that sneak into the mind and make us wonder why.…

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The Pelvic Floor ̶ Keeping it strong!

A firm foundation is vital for maintaining good health. As women, one area that we often overlook is our pelvis and pelvic organs. These organs play an essential health role and it’s important to keep them in great shape. Duke…

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Take the steps to improve MH!

What is maternal health (MH) and why is it so important for women? MH refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. For women, this should be a positive experience, but many may face preventable…

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Helping to save lives – take the tests!

How many of us postpone scheduling our “female tests,” because we simply don’t have the time and it’s not on our list of favorite things to do? We need to make them a priority as part of our wellbeing screenings…

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Obgyn Vs Midwife

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

A normal pregnancy begins with a fertilized egg which then attaches to the lining of the uterus, but sometimes the fertilized egg gets stuck on the way to the uterus and begins to grow outside of the main cavity of…

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Obstetrics And Gynecology

Pregnant – How do you know?

Your period was scheduled to arrive, but something is changing-- you’re overtired especially in the mornings, your breasts are oversensitive, your pants feel a little tighter and you have that bloated feeling. Are you drinking more, peeing more than usual,…

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Let’s talk about yeast infections!

Most women will steer clear of talking about having a vaginal yeast infection, but it affects 3 out of 4 women at some point in their lifetime with many experiencing at least two episodes according to a Mayo Clinic overview.…

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