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World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

During this universal week of celebration, let’s discuss the benefits of breastfeeding. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year between August 1 and 7 in more than 120 countries to improve the health of mothers and babies around the world. In August of 1990, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF created the Innocenti Declaration […]

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It’s Time To Talk About Your Sexual Health

It’s Time To Talk About Your Sexual Health

When it comes to your sexual health, we are a judgement-free environment. We often hear about the importance of maintaining physical, mental and spiritual health. Feeling confident and happy about sexual health is also important. Achieving sexual health allows for healthy relationships, planned pregnancies and disease prevention.  It’s important to be well-informed about all aspects […]

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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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What You Need to Know About Early Menopause

What You Need to Know About Early Menopause

Five percent of women experience early menopause, but treatments are available to ease the symptoms.  You might be thinking, “I’m too young for menopause, right?”  Maybe you’ve missed a period or two. Maybe you’re experiencing some unusual symptoms. Maybe you think you’re having a hot flash. It’s time to talk to your doctor. These situations […]

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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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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 […]