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Now. Not Eight Weeks From Now.

View a printable version of this blog post here. You take a pregnancy test at home….and it’s positive.  Now what? The questions start running through your head: What should you be eating or not eating? Can you continue your regular workouts? Are your prescription medications okay for the baby? Now you don’t have to wait […]

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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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Mesh – What Is This All About?

Advertisements on television and billboards, website warnings, and telephone calls from vague clearinghouses are some of the ways many have been exposed to the word “mesh” in pelvic surgery. Often women delay getting evaluated for their pelvic floor disorder due to the negative media and their concern that mesh may be used in their treatment. […]

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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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