Monthly Archives: April 2014

Breastfeeding and Pumping at Work

One of the most common misconceptions about breastfeeding among High Desert women is that they can only nurse their children during their maternity leave or if they decide to stay home rather than go back to work. This is simply not true.

Many Apple Valley women have been able to return to work while still providing their infants with breast milk. The best way to do this is by pumping breast milk while at work and […]

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April 27th, 2014|OBGYN News|

Factors Contributing to High Risk Pregnancies

A pregnancy may be considered high risk by an OBGYN in the Victorville area for a variety of reasons, but it is important that women in the High Desert region understand that being diagnosed with a high risk pregnancy is no reason to panic.

In most cases, it simply means that a woman will have to undergo more monitoring throughout her pregnancy in order to keep better track of not only the health, growth, and development […]

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April 27th, 2014|OBGYN News|

Expectations for the Third Trimester

By the time women in the High Desert region reach the third trimester, they start to look toward the light at the end of the tunnel. In just a few short weeks, they will be holding their baby in their arms. Until then, they have to survive what has often been called one of the most trying trimesters of pregnancy.

During the third trimester, women will find that their baby bump seems to grow and grow and grow, and this can create an onslaught of symptoms for Apple Valley women. They also have to go to the OBGYN more frequently. These tips created by obstetrics experts will help women understand what to expect during this final stage of pregnancy. Continue reading “Expectations for the Third Trimester” »

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April 11th, 2014|OBGYN News|

Expectations for the Second Trimester

The second trimester is often one of the most wonderful times of a woman’s pregnancy. At this point, most High Desert women have worked past the symptoms associated with the first trimester, such as nausea, vomiting and fatigue, and can begin enjoying their pregnancy. Apple Valley women who are expecting should understand what changes to expect during the second trimester, and make an effort to continue to take care of themselves. Your OBGYN will help […]

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April 4th, 2014|OBGYN News|