Posts Tagged: UofL Physicians – OB/GYN & Women’s Health

Carpal tunnel syndrome and pregnancy

Have you noticed swelling in your wrists or pain in your fingers or hand during your pregnancy?  Well, it may be Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)! During your pregnancy, you might have noticed that certain parts of your body have swelled or are beginning to swell. The puffiness you’re experiencing is due to your body accomodating…
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What is the fourth trimester?

The first 12 weeks with a newborn can be some of the most exciting and wonderful, yet also exhausting and challenging. Both you and your baby are making huge transitions and are learning from each other each step of the way. While giving birth is the end of your pregnancy journey, many health care providers…
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Self-care tips for new moms

When you are a new mom, practicing self-care can be challenging, but it is also very important.  Being on and at the ready for your children at all times can cause burnout and make things that could be everyday treasures feel like everyday chores. When your newborn arrived, you might have been so focused on…
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