The Importance of Building a Bond With Your Baby

The attachment process is interactive and dynamic. Both you and your baby participate in an exchange of nonverbal emotional cues that make your baby feel understood and safe. Even within the first few days of being born, your baby picks up on your emotional cues—your tone of voice, your gestures, and your emotions and tries […]

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Guidelines to Follow: Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

What you eat and how much of it is more important than ever while you are pregnant. The amount of weight you gain during your pregnancy is as essential to your health as it is to the health of your baby. As your baby develops and your body works to support that growth, you will […]

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Self Breast Exam: The Ultimate Guide that Could Save Your Life

A self-exam will help you learn the normal shape and feel of your breast. They also make it easier to notice changes. If you have felt a lump, it should be checked even if your last mammography result was normal. If your exam shows a lump or if the results are not clear, more tests will […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Fertility Treatments

If you’re trying to get pregnant, one of the most important things to do is learn how to determine when you’re ovulating, when is the best time for sexual intercourse, and the steps you can take to increase your chances of a successful outcome. We also encourage every woman to know early pregnancy signs and […]

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Leaky Bladder? You’re Not Alone: Urinary Incontinence

Did you know that 1 in 3 women may experience bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence? UI is not just a medical problem. Because some women with UI are afraid to do normal day-to-day activites, it has an emotional and psychological effect. A common misconception is that urinary incontinence is just part of getting […]

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What to Expect: Recovering After Vaginal Delivery

Regardless of whether you deliver vaginally or by Caesarean section, all mothers will experience certain symptoms as they recover from giving birth. You’ve worked hard to give birth to your baby. Now your body needs a bit of time to heal. If you’re a new mom, you might be wondering about the changes you and […]

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Top 5 Early Signs of Pregnancy to Be Mindful Of

Becoming pregnant can bring great joy and reward to a family. Sometimes, however, women have questions regarding the early symptoms of pregnancy and may wonder if their symptoms are suggestive of pregnancy. This article focuses on the most common symptoms a woman might experience in the early stages pregnancy. Early Signs of Pregnancy Spotting: Implantation […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Prenatal Testing

Prenatal tests are medical tests you get during pregnancy. They help your health care provider find out how you and your baby are doing.  First-trimester Prenatal Screening Tests First-trimester screening is a combination of fetal ultrasound and maternal blood testing. This screening process can help to determine the risk of the fetus having certain birth […]

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Simple Tips: Baby Food Stages (0-12 Months)

Making appropriate food choices for your baby during the first year of life is very important. More growth occurs during the first year than at any other time in your child’s life. We encourage you to feed your baby a variety of healthy foods at the proper time. Kicking off good eating habits at this […]

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Moms-To-Be: Understanding Your Food Cravings (Or Lack Thereof)

From pickles and ice cream to pizza…food cravings are common for pregnant women. So what’s behind these cravings? It’s unclear what exactly what causes food cravings during pregnancy. They may be related to all hormones that are active in pregnancy. These hormones can make your sense of smell stronger, which can affect your sense of […]

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