Posts Categorized: Women

Pregnancy in the heat of summer

Tips for being pregnant in the heat of summer Being pregnant can be uncomfortable. You’re carrying around extra weight, your feet swell up, and you’re getting kicked in the bladder. But being in the third trimester during the heat of summer? Now that’s torture. Here are some tips to keep you and your baby healthy,…
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Understanding chronic pelvic pain

“Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind then even death.”-Albert Schweiter, 1931. During their lifetime, 15-20% of women experience chronic pelvic pain at least once. Most of these women see at least five health care providers and suffer for up to 4-7 years before a diagnosis is made. Chronic pelvic pain (pain in the…
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Tips for preventing birth defects

It’s estimated that birth defects occur in about 1 out of every 33 infants – the good news is that some of these are preventable. Expectant mothers can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing existing health conditions, adopting healthier lifestyle choices, and making regular visits to a health care provider before…
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Oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies

Want a yummy way to keep up nutrients important for the support of breastfeeding? Try lactation cookies! Lactation cookies contain nutrients that promote lactation. • Brewer’s yeast contains iron, protein, and other vitamins and minerals that promote milk supply. It is believed to help with fatigue and the “baby blues.” • Oats are high in…
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