OBGYN News

Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Body for Baby

Now that you’re pregnant, there are things you’ll want to do to prepare your mind and body for baby. From choosing a name for your little one to making sure that you haven’t gained too much weight, considerations need to be made. You’ll spend a great deal of time consulting the internet for advice and speaking to your OBGYN who will provide you with suggestions based on your unique needs. By the time you’ve given […]

August 10th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Summer Self-Care Tips for Pregnant Women

The heat of the summer can take its toll on any woman, especially if they’re pregnant. If you’re planning on spending any length of time outdoors during the hottest months of the year, there are some things you’ll want to do to protect yourself. Putting you and your baby’s needs first is essential because it prevents sun damage from occurring to your skin and heatstroke which could cause significant birth defects in a developing fetus […]

August 3rd, 2018|OBGYN News|

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day takes place on July 28, 2018. The annual initiative is meant to raise awareness and discuss the prevention of hepatitis, a liver infection that can be classified as A, B or C. Hepatitis is spread by drug usage through the sharing of dirty needles, alcohol use, and sexual activity. Some underlying medical conditions cause hepatitis while other forms of the infection are caused by a virus.
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July 13th, 2018|OBGYN News|

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month takes place in July. The annual initiative explores the importance of preserving cord blood which is vital for healing people with leukemia, lymphoma, and other life-threatening diseases. If you’re pregnant and weren’t aware that the Newborn Umbilical Cord Initiative Act was passed in March 2007, you’re not alone. Many people don’t even know that cord blood banks exist.
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July 6th, 2018|OBGYN News|

How to Prepare Yourself for Labor

There are many fears that come with pregnancy and delivering a baby. They’re not without merit, which is why we’re addressing them today in the blog. Knowing the facts about what takes place during the laboring process is key because it eases your mind about the things that will happen to your body as it naturally prepares to deliver.

Here are some of the ways you can prepare yourself for labor:

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June 19th, 2018|OBGYN News|