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Stress in Women

Stress in Women

The symptoms of stress in females, and ways to stay healthy. November 6 is National Stress Awareness Day, and while stress affects us every day of the year, it’s important to take the time to understand how and why. Stress is the body’s reaction to challenge or change. A small amount of stress can be […]

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Quick Guide to the Signs of Labor

Quick Guide to the Signs of Labor

Learn the signs and symptoms of labor, so you’re ready to head to the hospital and meet your baby. It’s almost the end of the episode. The friends have all made it through the funny argument and everything is back to normal. Out of frame, the pregnant friend says, “Guys? Guys?” and they all turn […]

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How to do a Breast Self Exam

How to do a Breast Self Exam

During breast cancer awareness month and always, women should make time for breast self exams. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so breast exams are a hot topic. Although breast cancer cannot be prevented, women can take steps to detect anything out of the ordinary and get it looked at by a doctor.  According to […]

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

During National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, let’s discuss this disease that affects one in 78 women. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, so let’s get real about this deadly gynecological cancer. Ovarian cancer can be catastrophic because it isn’t easily detected or diagnosed. Therefore, by the time it’s diagnosed, the cancer can be in advanced […]

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Are You a Candidate for an IUD?

Are You a Candidate for an IUD?

Find out if an intrauterine device is your best choice for birth-control. When it comes to birth control, there are many choices available, and your healthcare provider will help you make the best selection based on your health, lifestyle, family goals and more.  Between condoms, pills, patches, rings and shots, the choices might seem overwhelming. […]

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Six Surprising Facts About Breastfeeding

Six Surprising Facts About Breastfeeding

What you didn’t know about breastfeeding. Breastfeeding can be an appealing choice for mothers worldwide, and it’s a wonderful way for babies to get ideal nutrition, not to mention colostrum to help kickstart a baby’s digestive system. Breast milk is loaded with antibodies and contains everything a baby needs for his first six months.   Breastfeeding […]

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Should I Use a Period App?

Should I Use a Period App?

3 Reasons to Use a Period Tracker From The Staff at AWH  We use our smartphones to track the weather, our favorite sports teams and the latest deals on Amazon. So, why not use these handy gadgets to track our periods? AWH Dallas recommends using a period tracker for a variety of health and convenience […]

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How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Body

How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Body

When Should You Have “The Talk” When it’s time to sit down and talk to your pre-teen or teenage girl about the tricky subjects of puberty, periods and hormones, the keys are to be prepared and stay calm. You might be dreading the conversation, and it’s likely your daughter is dreading it as well. Chances […]