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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|

How to Treat Your Body Well This Summer

With summer fast approaching, you’ve likely got warm weather activities on the brain. If all you can think about is spending time outdoors in the sun, you’re not alone. Many people can’t wait to get their fair share of vitamin D. If this sounds like you, there are some things you can do in preparation for summer.

Here are some of the ways you can treat your body well in the upcoming months:

Hydrate frequently. Water […]

June 13th, 2018|OBGYN News|

How to Be Better to Yourself in Five Easy Steps

Self-care is healthcare. It’s deserving of your time because it helps you feel so good. When you’re at your best, you’re more compelled to help others. You’re better equipped to do so, too.

Here is how to be better to yourself in five easy steps:

Listen to and respond to your body’s cues. If you’re tired, rest. If you’re hungry, eat. If you’re thirsty, drink. Don’t postpone these activities because they can negatively affect your health […]

May 9th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Five Ways to Get Involved with National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is an annual initiative that takes place in May. This year’s celebration is scheduled for May 13th-19th, 2018. Opportunities exist for you to educate and advocate for yourself and others. In fact, WomensHealth.gov offers activities that you can engage in depending on the age group you fall into. There are suggestions listed for women in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

Here are five ways to get […]

May 2nd, 2018|OBGYN News|