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5 Health Tips for Your Third Trimester

5 Health Tips for Your Third Trimester

You're in the home stretch! Keep these health tips in mind during the last three months of pregnancy. If you're at 28 weeks, you've reached the last milestone of your pregnancy: the third trimester! By now, the nausea has probably …

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Pregnancy Pains and Symptoms: When To Worry

Pregnancy Pains and Symptoms: When To Worry

When it comes to the health of you and your baby, listen to your body. It's normal to become extra sensitive to our bodies' feelings when we're pregnant. When a bad case of the flu feels more like a pregnancy-related …

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How Can I Prepare for my Mammogram?

How Can I Prepare for my Mammogram?

When it comes to a mammogram, a little preparation goes a long way. Whether this is your first mammogram or one of many annual exams, here are a few guidelines to remember. Go stress-free into your appointment with these helpful …

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What Are Uterine Fibroids?

What Are Uterine Fibroids?

Considering that nearly 20 percent of women may experience uterine fibroids during their childbearing years and half of women have fibroids by the time they turn fifty, these noncancerous tumors that develop in the uterus, or womb, are fairly common. …

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Dispelling the Myths: Why Breast is Best

Dispelling the Myths: Why Breast is Best

Most women consider whether or not they will breastfeed even before they become pregnant. Once expecting, the soon-to-be mom will read books, search the internet and probably even enroll in a breastfeeding class. These are great avenues to pursue if …

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Endometriosis: What It Is and How It’s Treated

Endometriosis: What It Is and How It’s Treated

Do you know what endometriosis is? This debilitating illness causes pelvic pain and painful periods for an estimated 176 million women around the world and 8.5 million in North America. Unfortunately, endometriosis also causes between 30-40 percent of women to …

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Am I in Labor? 5 Signs It’s Time

Am I in Labor? 5 Signs It’s Time

Depending on whether it’s your first child or a second or third, the signs of labor are not always the same. Some signs are obvious and others you may only notice if you are very aware of your body. Every …

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Menopause: 5 Things to Expect

Menopause: 5 Things to Expect

Are you anticipating the start of menopause soon? While many women feel some apprehension about how it might affect them, most can expect menopause to begin anytime between 45-65 years of age. Menopause is characterized by the ceasing of menstruation. …

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Preparing for Childbirth

Preparing for Childbirth

Every mother wonders about life after her baby arrives. Will the late night feedings be exhausting? Who will this baby look like? How will life change? In order to be as ready as you can be for this wonderful new family addition, it …

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Putting Prevention First this January: Cervical Cancer

Putting Prevention First this January: Cervical Cancer

January is all about starting new – a New Year with new resolutions, new attitudes, new ideas, and new routines. January is also when we raise awareness about one of the most preventable forms of female cancers – cervical cancer. …

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