Party Foods

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Everyone has dietary preferences and needs, but those can be especially important for expectant mothers. With the holiday season in full swing, the sheer amount and variety of foods a mother-to-be can be confronted with can be a bit overwhelming. To help you navigate not just the holiday season, but pregnant-eating in general, we’ve put together this quick-reference list for you of foods to avoid eating while you are expecting. While it ...

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Patient Perspective – Gestational Diabetes

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As you may or may not know, November is Diabetes Awareness Month. As a part of our ongoing commitment to our patients well-being, we decided to take a slightly different route to informing you all this time.

There are countless websites that can give you all of the facts and figures that you might want or need to know about having gestational diabetes. They can explain to you what it is, ...

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Choosing the Right Contraception

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contraception_bnFor women, contraceptive choices can sometimes seem overwhelming, especially when there is so much confusion about what each type of contraception does or does not do. We often see patients who are confused or misinformed as to what types of birth control are available and right for them.

Choosing the form of contraception that best matches up with your lifestyle is vital. What is right for you may not be the best choice ...

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Morning sickness, or more?

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Every “what to expect” book, article, blog or conversation is going to tell you that morning sickness is just a fact of pregnancy. What they may not tell you is that sometimes morning sickness can be more than just an inconvenience. There are situations where morning sickness becomes something more and may even require medical intervention. Here are some morning sickness facts you need to know:

  1. Not everyone gets it: Yes, you read ...
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Weird Reasons You May Be Gaining Weight

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Most doctors and weight management professionals will tell you that losing weight in a body that is functioning normally is a simple matter of math. Calories out must be less than calories in. That’s it! Now, re-read that. Weight loss for “a body that is functioning normally” is simple. What about bodies that aren’t functioning normally?

If you’re having trouble losing weight but you can’t quite figure out why, take a ...

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Digestive Problems During Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is almost never what you expect it to be. For some women it is so easy that they literally feel no different than they normally do. For others, it is so difficult that they end up needing hospitalization. Every pregnancy is different, but there are some common tummy-trouble complaints that you may not be too comfortable talking about. We’re going to go over a few of ...

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Pregnancy and Your Immune System

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There are plenty of things women are taught to expect during pregnancy; things like weight gain, emotional turbulence, morning sickness, etc. Often, however, patients are surprised to learn that along with their expected symptoms they may find themselves dealing with something completely unexpected – a deeply suppressed immune system.

What does that mean? Well it’s common courtesy not to get too close to a pregnant woman if you’re sick, but it’s important ...

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Hysterectomy Options

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The decision to have a hysterectomy is a difficult and personal one. Whether it is due to illness or injury, once you and your doctor have decided that a hysterectomy is the right answer for you – you should know that you still have options.

Here at New Britain OB/GYN, we offer some of the most advanced surgical options for your hysterectomy available in New Britain, CT. Depending on your needs, we offer ...

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25% Off I-Lipo

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Spring is here and that means summer is just around the corner! Need help achieving that beach body? Sometimes diet and exercise are not enough, so if you need a little extra help try i-Lipo treatments offered by New Britain OB/GYN. I-Lipo is a safe and painless procedure that literally melts away fat. Results are instant and after one treatment you will see noticeable slimming in the treatment area.

I-Lipo is an FDA approved ...

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