If you’re a first-time mom, you have plenty to consider before the contractions hit. Sure, you need to work on the registry and decide what color to paint the nursery. ...
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The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones. But when friends and family live far away, it’s important to plan your travels accordingly. In addition to the usual trip logistics—budgeting expenses, purchasing plane tickets, booking hotel rooms, packing enough clothes—there’s another important aspect to consider: your health. After all, no one wants to [...]
Your baby arrived a bit earlier than expected. But no worries. With a little extra TLC, he’ll be fine, just like more than 90% of babies born at 27 to 28 weeks, according to the March of Dimes. Why are preemies more likely to get sick? For preemies, important organs like the brain, lungs, and [...]
There may not be a more important choice concerning your health as a woman, than choosing a great OBGYN. Patient and physician relationships should always consist of friendly and open dialog. With women’s special needs, this desire for a great relationship is exemplified. Choosing a doctor with whom you are comfortable and have a complete trust [...]
Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time to reflect on the good things that have happened throughout the past year. But we all know what it’s really about—eating. And not just eating, but indulging. If you ate your Thanksgiving spread any more often than once a year, the needle on the scale would keep moving [...]
Everyone knows what the pink ribbon represents—breast cancer awareness. And when you see the “Donate Life” t-shirts everywhere, you know the nation is focused on promoting organ donation. But what does it mean when, say, the clean-shaven guys at work and in the gym start to let their 5 o’clock shadows show. Then the next [...]