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Preventing Prenatal Infection

Preventing Prenatal Infection

Preventing Prenatal Infection When most women imagine what their pregnancy will be like, it’s a pretty safe bet that nobody imagines battling infections in themselves or their growing little one. Unfortunately, prenatal infection is a reality – and the month of February is devoted to educating the public about ways to help prevent them. We […]

Your Cervix and You

Your Cervix and You

Unlike male anatomy, female anatomy is tucked away and so can be a bit of a mystery not just for other people, but even for each woman. It’s difficult to know about parts of your body that generally aren’t visible, but knowledge about your cervix can be vital to your health. Since January is Cervical […]

Staying Healthy During the Winter Months

Staying Healthy During the Winter Months

Chilly mornings, crunchy snow underfoot and blindingly blue skies are common occurrences in the upper Northeast. Although we might joke about the cold weather, successfully surviving the winter months does take some extra care. Anyone can fall on the ice, catch a cold or come down with the flu. Sometimes the best prevention for seasonal […]

Resolution Success in 2015

Resolution Success in 2015

With the new year finally upon us, I can pretty much guarantee that a good amount of you are trying to get yourselves started off on the right foot. Maybe you resolved to be happier this year, or healthier, or even both! The unfortunate truth, though, is that for many people, resolutions fail over and […]

Menstrual Management

Menstrual Management

I don’t know a single woman who has ever claimed to enjoy the cramping part of the menstrual process. While it’s not something that happens to everyone, it is a common enough symptom that it’s one of the first things people think of when they think of menstruation. Just because it’s common doesn’t mean it […]

Party Foods

Party Foods

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 […]

Patient Perspective – Gestational Diabetes

Patient Perspective – Gestational Diabetes

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 […]

Choosing the Right Contraception

Choosing the Right Contraception

For 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 […]

Morning sickness, or more?

Morning sickness, or more?

  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 […]

Weird Reasons You May Be Gaining Weight

Weird Reasons You May Be Gaining Weight

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 […]