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Answering Questions About Birth Defects

Answering Questions About Birth Defects

Much about birth defects is unknown, but there are steps women can take to lessen the chances. January is National Birth Defect Prevention month, and we want to take this time to discuss what is known about birth defects, as well as steps a prospective mom can take toward prevention.  A birth defect is a […]

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Postpartum Depression in a COVID-19 World

Postpartum Depression in a COVID-19 World

Resources for postpartum depression might seem scarce during COVID-19, but it’s critical to get help during these uncertain times. You’ve likely heard many cautionary tales of postpartum depression from friends and family who have experienced it. Navigating such difficult emotional stress, while basking in the joy of your new child, all combined with the reality […]

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Get Your Flu Shot During COVID-19

Get Your Flu Shot During COVID-19

Top reasons the influenza vaccine is more important than ever this flu season. Amid the many adjustments we’ve all made in the face of COVID-19, it’s vital to remember that flu season is around the corner. This year, it’s more important than ever that Americans get their flu vaccinations. While many healthy adults sometimes forgo […]

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The Importance of Prenatal Vitamins

The Importance of Prenatal Vitamins

All Prenatal Vitamins Are Not Created Equal “Train. Say your prayers. Eat your vitamins.” – Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan We don’t have to be professional athletes to need vitamins. In fact, because of our often-lacking standard American diets, everybody can benefit from taking vitamins regularly. Why? Because we probably don’t get all the nutrients we […]

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Why Do I Pee When I Laugh?

Why Do I Pee When I Laugh?

A Guide to Postpartum Urinary Incontinence A woman’s body goes through incredible changes as it delivers another human life. It’s an experience to be proud of! But once a woman’s body is her own again (for the most part), she might experience new changes she didn’t expect.  One major side effect of pregnancy and delivery? […]

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One Stop Shop:  Advanced Women’s Healthcare Offers All Your Female Health Needs

One Stop Shop: Advanced Women’s Healthcare Offers All Your Female Health Needs

Our Doctors Assist With Every Stage of a Woman’s Life. When most women think of an “OBGYN,” they tend to associate that acronym with “the doctor they see for their annual mammogram/pap smear” and/or their “baby doctor.”  But what a lot of women don’t realize is that the physicians at Advanced Women’s Healthcare offer so […]

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Creating a Baby Budget

Creating a Baby Budget

How to prepare for your expenses before and after baby arrives. You’ve taken a pregnancy test, and it’s positive. Congratulations!  Many thoughts are racing through your excited head, including money. How much will you need to set aside monthly for the expenses of your new family member?  Having children is no inexpensive feat, that’s for […]

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Signs of Labor and When to Go to the Hospital

Signs of Labor and When to Go to the Hospital

The 3 Major Signs of Labor, Plus More Subtle Signs You’ve read the pregnancy books, you’ve attended classes at your hospital and you’ve heard every piece of advice (solicited or not!) for what to do when you’re going into labor. But do you know for sure when it’s truly the right time to head to […]