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Pregnant with Tummy Troubles? Here’s How to Feel Better!

Pregnant with tummy troubles?  Let us explain changes to your gastrointestinal system in pregnancy, and what you can do to feel better! Battling Constipation Progesterone, a pregnancy hormone, slows down the  GI tract, which can have many unpleasant side effects.  Bloating and constipation are two frequent side effects of this.  Pressure from the pregnant uterus […]

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Fertility Awareness

Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to achieve a pregnancy after a considerable amount of time. The amount of time is usually one year for females under the age of 35 or six months for a female over the age of 35 with regular unprotected sexual relations. Infertility also includes a woman […]

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The Importance of Health Screenings for Women

Wellness visits provide healthcare providers the opportunity to counsel women on the recommended screenings, physical examinations and vaccinations based on age and risk factors. Topics of conversation at these visits vary, but vital signs (including height, weight, blood pressure and heart rate) and an appropriate physical examination are usually performed. Ages 13-18 Most pediatricians see […]

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Pelvic Floor Symptoms After Childbirth

Although there are many books and information on what to expect while you are pregnant, there is considerably less information on what to expect after childbirth. Many women recognize that their bodies will change but the degree of pelvic floor disruption is commonly underestimated. Beyond stretch marks… During pregnancy, there is a substantial increase in […]

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Myths Surrounding Miscarriage

Miscarriage, though very common, can be quite challenging and often devastating to expectant mothers. Below, we provide answers to common questions related to miscarriage as well as information to dispel any myths. Causes & Predictors for Miscarriage The incidence for miscarriage is approximately 8 to 20 percent in early pregnancies (less than 20 weeks). Risk […]

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Exploring Myths About Pregnancy

As OBGYNs you can bet that we hear some interesting things about pregnancy and childbirth. Many patients ask if we can tell the sex of the baby by the way the are showing or whether or not craving pickles means that their baby will like pickles too. Some of these can be pretty sweet and […]

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