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7 Health Mistakes All Pregnant Women Make

Originally posted on FoxNews.com You already know you should eat healthy, exercise and keep your prenatal care appointments, but when it comes to other decisions you might have misconceptions about your pregnancy health. Here are seven of the most common mistakes pregnant women make and easy ways to fix them. 1. Overlooking the Zika virus As … Continued

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USPSTF Reaffirms Recommendation for Preeclampsia Screening

Blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy are recommended to detect preeclampsia in pregnant patients, said the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The Task Force concluded that there was not only a substantial benefit to screening pregnant women for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements, but no adequate evidence for harms from this screening (B recommendation). This was … Continued

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AN INTRODUCTION TO YOUR PREGNANCY

Welcome to our practice! Thank you for choosing us to care for you during this very important and precious time in your life! Please take the time to read this introduction to your pregnancy and the details within. Together we can be proactive in your care to ensure all the appropriate testing and visits are … Continued

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GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT SURGERY

About Surgery You may have had surgery in the past and are already familiar with some of the “routines” surrounding a trip to the operating room. Those who have never had a major surgical procedure may find the experience quite foreign and scary. Using the latest technology most GYN surgery today is fairly straightforward and … Continued

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The New Concept in Breast Cancer Screening – Breast Self Awareness

What is breast self-awareness and how is this different from breast self-exams? The traditional breast self-exam (BSE) has shifted toward a newer concept called “breast self-awareness.” BSE is performed in a systematic way on a regular basis, typically monthly. Breast self-awareness, on the other hand, is women understanding the normal appearance and feel of their … Continued

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