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Genetic Testing

June 17, 2021

Have you been considering genetic testing but not entirely sure of what all is entailed?  If you are concerned about passing on a genetic condition to your child, then you may want to consider some genetic testing options. What is genetic testing? Genetic testing is a type of medical test that looks for changes in […]

National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month

June 10, 2021

June is National Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month. CMV is the most common infectious cause of birth defects in the United States.  Most people have been infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV), but do not always experience any symptoms. Actually many adults in the U.S. have it in their body by the age of 40.  If a pregnant […]

National Cancer Survivors Day

May 29, 2021

This year we recognize National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6th. National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration for those who have survived, and an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community. If you are or a loved one of yours has experienced cancer then […]

How to lose the “baby weight?”

May 21, 2021

You are a new mom, congratulations!  As you start to settle into a new routine with your little bundle of joy, you may start to wonder how to lose the “baby weight.”  First, try not to put too much pressure on yourself to lose weight immediately. Yes, it is important to return to a healthy […]

Contraception Methods

May 13, 2021

Which one is right for you? There are many options when it comes to contraceptives.  You may have had an adverse reaction to one contraceptive and are looking for other methods.  Here we share some contraception methods that may be a good option for you. Spermicide Spermicide is a contraceptive substance that immobilizes or kills […]

Postpartum Depression

May 7, 2021

What Is Postpartum Depression? Multiple factors come into play in regards to Postpartum Depression (PPD).  It can be a very complex combination of physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that can take place in some women after giving birth.  Postpartum Depression is linked to all the emotional and physical changes a new mother experiences.  Generally, new […]

Fetal Development At A Glance

May 1, 2021

Pregnancy can be such a fun experience and you may have questions as your pregnancy goes along. When can I hear the heartbeat? When do their fingers and toes develop? Let’s see if we can cover some of those questions as we go over fetal development at a glance.  Conception Congratulations!  You are pregnant!  During […]

Can Menopause Cause Depression?

April 22, 2021

The time leading up to menopause is called perimenopause.  This time in a woman’s life can be a physical and emotional roller coaster for some women. During this so-called “change of life” comes a host of symptoms triggered by hormonal shifts.  Which may include hot flashes, insomnia, mood fluctuations, and even depression. When women go […]

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 […]