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Whether you are going to the OBGYN for the first time, or have been going for many years, it can be uncomfortable to share private information about your body with your gynecologist. Like you, we are women too, so we have been in your shoes. We have put together a guide of five things you […]
After childbirth, it’s normal to feel postpartum effects. Taking care of your baby is important but so is taking care of yourself; your baby needs you to be healthy in order to take care of them. Postpartum Effects on a Woman’s Body If you ignore your postpartum symptoms, your health could be at great risk […]
To have a healthy birth, it’s important to begin a healthy lifestyle for your baby from the womb. Prenatal care involves regular obstetrician (OB) visits, following a healthy diet, and living in a clean environment. Why Prenatal Care is Important for You and Your Baby’s Health The first step of pregnancy is being tested by […]
If you’re thinking about having a baby or have already started trying, you may benefit from preconception care and counseling to ensure your body is ready for pregnancy, identify possible risk factors, and learn the steps to having a healthy pregnancy. When should you get preconception care? You can get a preconception checkup any time—even […]