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October 11, 2017

Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical cancer affects women worldwide. Fortunately, it is one of the easier cancers to prevent and treat. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are two screening tests…
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October 11, 2017

Can I Exercise During Pregnancy?

Should I exercise when I’m pregnant? This is a question often asked from expecting mothers from me and other healthcare providers. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends a…
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October 11, 2017

I don’t want to have another cesarean section…

So you previously gave birth via Cesarean and you are expecting your next child. Do you know how you will give birth this time around? You may be able to…
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October 11, 2017

My Baby is Diagnosed with Spina Bifida

Pregnancy is an exciting time, filled with joys and expectations. But, if you learn your child has a birth defect, joy is overtaken by anxiety, stress and the unknown. Spina…
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January 25, 2017

What is insulin? What is the Glycemic Index?

When it comes to our hormones and our diets, we sometimes feel overwhelmed since there is so much information. Allow me to provide some explanation regarding the hormone insulin and…
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January 11, 2017

Periodontal Health During Pregnancy

Congratulations of your pregnancy! You have been told over and over to take your prenatal vitamins including folate prior to conceiving. But has anyone advised you about your dental hygiene?…
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December 23, 2016

Alcohol, Cigarettes and My Baby..

As we all know, excessive alcohol consumption and smoking cigarettes are not healthy habits. But during pregnancy, smoking and drinking can cause quite harm to you and your unborn child.…
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December 13, 2016

TV, Smartphones, IPads…HOW MUCH VIEWING IS OK FOR OUR CHILDREN?

We have consistently been informed to limit the amount of time a child or teen watches TV and plays video games. Experts are concerned because such kids may develop ADHD,…
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November 22, 2016

Epigenetics and our HEALTH….. “Will I develop Parkinson’s disease because my father has it?’

We have often heard that we are a product of our GENES and our ENVIRONMENT. Have you noticed we have all become somewhat desensitized to finding out a friend or…
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October 31, 2016

Oh NO! I have Gestational Diabetes

We often hear about diabetes, specifically Type 1 and Type 2 but we are not as knowledgeable about gestational diabetes, which affects pregnant women. Let’s review this topic. Gestational diabetes…
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September 26, 2016

The # 1 Under-diagnosed Disease in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period…

As often as we discuss the excitement of pregnancy and how to best care for the mom and her unborn child, our thoughts and conversations rarely center on postpartum depression…
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September 9, 2016

Suffering from Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is an exciting time as you prepare for a new bundle of joy growing inside your body. It can also be a time filled with nausea, heartburn and lower…
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September 6, 2016

Breast Milk Can Keep a Doctor Away…

You have been hearing about the benefits of breast milk as long as you’ve been living! From the pre-mature new born to the full-term infant, breast milk is best. It…
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September 3, 2016

My Baby is Standing and On The Move

My baby is standing and ready to walk.  There are so many choices, which one should I choose? Let us take a look: Seated walkers and exercisers.  For these options…
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July 5, 2016

Skin-to-Skin (Kangaroo) Care for Preterm and Ill Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Baby-Friendly USA, and…
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November 7, 2015

Pregnancy and Newborn – Early Arrival

In case you find yourself parenting a preemie through the NICU and beyond, learn what to expect from moms who have made it to the other side. Some parents discover…
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November 4, 2014

Parents can take measures to reduce the risk of SIDS

Each year about 2,500 infants in the U.S. die from sudden infant death syndrome, more commonly known as SIDS. The number of deaths have been cut in half since the…