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Infertility Awareness Week

April 16, 2021

Everyone’s journey in life is different and the same goes for the journey of building your family.  During the week of April 18th-24th, we recognize Infertility Awareness Week, because not everyone has an easy road when it comes to getting pregnant.  We recommend keeping yourself informed and consult with your healthcare provider to see what […]

STD Awareness Week is April 11th-17th

April 9, 2021

STD Awareness Week is observed during the second full week in April.  It is used as an opportunity to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases and how they can impact our lives.  By creating this awareness we can help to reduce the stigma related to STDs and provide people with tools along with some resources […]

Are You Considering Freezing Your Eggs?

March 26, 2021

What is egg freezing? Egg freezing or oocyte cryopreservation gives women the opportunity for a pregnancy to occur in the future.  The process involves harvesting, freezing, and storing eggs to later be used for in vitro fertilization once you are ready to have a baby.   During the egg freezing process, unfertilized eggs are extracted from […]

Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle

March 20, 2021

A woman’s body goes through a series of phases in order to get ready for a possible pregnancy.  That series of hormonal events is referred to as the menstrual cycle. An egg develops and gets released from the ovaries during each menstrual cycle.  There is a lining in the uterus that builds up and if […]

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Should I Choose a Midwife?

March 12, 2021

A midwife is a highly trained health professional who assists healthy women during labor, delivery, and after the birth of their babies. Midwives can help to deliver babies in a number of locations and generally find that birthing centers or in the hospital to be the safest options. Women who select a midwife to help […]

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

March 4, 2021

National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  National Nutrition Month was originally introduced as National Nutrition Week in 1973.  Consequently, because of the growing interest in nutrition, it became a month-long observance in 1980.  Generally, the second Wednesday of March is acknowledged as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day.  […]

Pregnant & Preparing For Baby

February 24, 2021

Pregnancy and preparing for a baby can be fun and also a little overwhelming.  There are so many great products out there for your newborn and there are also a lot of unnecessary products.  Determining what you will need for your new arrival can be a bit of a challenge.  We will go over some […]

Endometriosis Awareness Month

February 17, 2021

March is Endometriosis awareness month.  The mission is to raise awareness of endometriosis as it affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide.  Endometriosis is especially common in women from the ages of 30 to 40 years of age. Oftentimes, women with endometriosis find it difficult to conceive.  There are treatment options that help to manage […]

PCOS – Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

February 10, 2021

What is PCOS? PCOS is a health problem that affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the condition in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of androgens, also known as male sex hormones, that are usually present in women only in small amounts. The name polycystic ovary syndrome […]

Cancer Awareness – Common Cancers In Women

February 3, 2021

World Cancer Day February 4th is World Cancer Day.  World Cancer Day was started on the 4th of February in 2000 at the World Summit Against Cancer for the New Millennium in Paris.  World Cancer Day was created to promote research efforts, prevent cancer, improve patient care, raise awareness, and mobilize the global community to […]