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Finding Out Your Baby’s Gender – Yes or No?

 

Learning that you are expecting is one of the greatest joys in life. Whether you are surprised by a pregnancy or have been planning for it for months or years, learning that you are pregnant is a joyous occasion for most women. The excitement of growing a new life within your body is genuinely wonderous, …

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Urinary Incontinence

 

Perhaps one of the most annoying things for women who have given birth is to experience urinary incontinence. Sneezing, coughing, or doing any type of aerobic exercise can cause urinary leakage to happen at the most inopportune times. This embarrassing occurrence is common, occurring in an estimated 17 million women in the United States. Female …

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Aging and Weight Gain

 

While there are some benefits to getting older, weight gain is not one of them. One of the most frequent complaints that gynecologists hear from women over the age of 40 is that they struggle to maintain a comfortable weight. Certain factors are specific to the female makeup that make weight gain in women over …

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Protecting Your Newborn During Flu Season

 

If you are the recent mother of a newborn or young baby, congratulations. There is nothing sweeter than the smells and sounds of a newborn! Of course, having a very small baby during this time of year presents its own unique set of challenges. The months between January and April are known as “flu season.” …

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Weight Gain and Birth Control Pills

 

Of all the bad raps that birth control pills get, one of the most common is that they are blamed for unwanted weight gain. The truth is, all types of hormone birth control have side effects, but weight gain may not be as big of a risk as you think. With so many brands and …

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Excess Stress and Your Cycle

 

The female hormonal system controls your period, and excess stress can upset the balance of both your mind and body. Many women experience abnormal menstrual cycles with different contributing factors, but the impact of stress is often an overlooked contribution. It is necessary to understand the correlation between your stress level and the role it …

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The Importance of Hormonal Balance

 

If moderation is the key to a healthy and sustainable diet plan, then balance is critical for a woman’s health. Hormonal balance is necessary for keeping everything functioning properly inside the female body. When a woman’s hormones get “out of whack,” there are several unwanted consequences that can occur. All women will experience normal, temporary …

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The First Steps After a Positive Pregnancy Test

 

If you have recently taken a pregnancy test and have gotten a positive result, congratulations! Pregnancy is a special time in a woman’s life with many exciting things coming in the future. Of course, with big changes come feelings of being overwhelmed, which are natural and expected. For what to do “first” now that you …

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Menopause and Your Skin

 

Menopause is a time in a woman’s life that is often dreaded like the plague. The list of unwanted symptoms seems daunting, and no one wants to go through them. Yet, it is a natural part of life for all women. As women age, they experience a drastic decline in both estrogen and testosterone. Both …

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