Best position for sleeping during pregnancy

  As if sleeping wasn’t already a pain while you are pregnant, now you may have to switch positions.  We get this question all the time and unfortunately not many women are happy with the answer because it means they have to give up their cozy sleeping position. But the truth is, if you want […]

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Do you know your breasts?

  It seems like a silly question. But think about it, when was the last time you closely examined your breasts? We just had a patient in here the other day who noticed a small mole on her breast and said, “Hmmm, I’ve never noticed that before!”  What is interesting about Breast Cancer Awareness month, […]

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Track your period, Avoid Pain

  Tracking your time of the month isn’t just for baby making. If you want to avoid pain, you may want to start watching the calendar. During your menstrual cycle, you may find that getting a wax or going to the dentist hurts more than usual. That is because endorphines and estrogen levels, the body’s […]

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Your 5 Step Guide to Overcoming PMS

As if the monthly vaginal bleeding wasn’t bad enough, women also have to survive the physical pain and emotional toll that Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) takes on our bodies. For some women, PMS symptoms are debilitating to the point that they interfere with everyday activities. Although you may feel like PMS is an uncontrollable force that […]

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6 Tips to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) then you know that it is not a pleasant experience. You constantly feel as though you have to urinate, but relief never comes because when you go to the bathroom you’re lucky if you can squeeze out more than a few drops. And you’ll […]

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5 Early Signs That You Might Be Pregnant

Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or not, it’s important to know the early signs of pregnancy, both for your peace of mind and to ensure that you don’t inadvertently put you and your baby at risk for health problems. Your body can actually be the best indicator of whether or not you are pregnant. Since store-bought […]

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5 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

There are countless reasons to quit smoking, but for some women, the most compelling reason is the health of their unborn child. Not only is smoking hazardous to your health, but it can cause irreparable damage to your baby if you smoke while pregnant and even after you give birth. Smoking during pregnancy can increase […]

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