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Exercising During Pregnancy

 

It is common knowledge that exercise benefits everyone and is a crucial part of overall health, but it is not as well known that expectant mothers should also exercise throughout their pregnancy. In general, mothers-to-be who engage in regular exercise have a healthier pregnancy than those who do not. There are a number of notable …

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Are Prenatal Checkups Important?

 

Prenatal care is proactive and preventative care. It is vital to a healthy pregnancy. Visits are scheduled at intervals throughout the months of pregnancy to support the health of both the baby and the mother. The ideal time to begin prenatal care is just before or immediately upon discovering a pregnancy. Numerous studies detail the …

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Imbalance in Hormones

 

Most often, when women think of their hormones, they think of just the “female” hormones. Of course, the hormones specific to women play a huge role in their menstrual cycles, there are many other hormones in the body that affect other systems. Any time hormones are off balance it can cause different systems of the …

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Placenta Donation

 

One of the most necessary elements of your baby’s growth and development is inside your uterus. The placenta is the organ that connects a developing baby to the uterine wall in order to provide oxygen and nutrients and to remove waste products from the baby’s blood. The placenta is a major component of a healthy …

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IUD Pros and Cons

 

Choosing to become pregnant or to avoid becoming pregnant is a very personal decision for women and couples to make. There are many different reasons why avoiding pregnancy is an option, but for most women and couples this is rarely a permanent decision – it is usually a “not now” decision. Because of this, women …

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Cervical Cancer Screenings

 

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly all cases of cervical cancer are caused by infection with oncogenic, or high risk, types of human papillomavirus, or HPV. These sexually transmitted viruses are common in those who are sexually active with multiple partners, are having sex with someone who has multiple partners, or who is having …

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Abnormal Pap Smear

 

A Pap smear is a gynecologic procedure done to detect abnormal cells in the cervix. Most women anxiously await the results of their Pap smear to learn whether they are “in the clear” or if there are concerns. For women who receive a call with results of an abnormal Pap smear, anxieties and fear are …

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What You Need To Know About Vaginal Discharge

 

Every woman deals with it, yet it is not something that most women readily discuss with others. Vaginal discharge is a normal part of being female as it is the body’s natural method of cleaning “down there.” Vaginal discharge is a mixture of cells produced by the vagina and cervix and the changes those cells …

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What is a VBAC?

 

A VBAC (pronounced V-back) is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. A woman who has already given birth via cesarean is often a candidate to give birth vaginally with her subsequent pregnancies. The term VBAC was created because it was once suggested that if a woman delivered a baby via cesarean, she should deliver all …

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