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Reasons You Need to See Your OBGYN

Many women do not get the health care they need because they are so busy taking care of work, home and family that they put themselves last. Unfortunately, this can end badly for everyone. My name is Emily, and I am an OBGYN specialist. I meet too many women who do not see an OBGYN unless they are pregnant. Any adult woman should get routine care and testing, especially if she is sexually active. I hope this blog will educate you on the need to see your doctor or health care provider and will encourage you to make that appointment today.

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You’ve Just Been Told You Have Gestational Diabetes. Now What?

14 November 2016
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Somewhere between your 24th and 28th week of pregnancy your obstetrician will send you to have a glucose tolerance test. This is done to make sure that your pancreas is producing enough insulin and that it is being properly used in your blood stream. If you have an excess amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood, it is a condition called gestational diabetes. This does not necessarily mean that you are a diabetic. Read More …

3 Benefits Of Taking Hormone Replacement Therapy

12 May 2016
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If you've just started menopause, you may be aware of what a life-changing time this may be. When your body transitions from a reproductive state to one of not being fertile, this can cause a plethora of symptoms. Some women sail through menopause while others continually struggle to make it through each day. If you're having severe menopausal symptoms, you will want to consider taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as a menopause treatment. Read More …

Hiring A Midwife: More Than Just A Bygone Tradition

6 May 2016
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When many people think about pregnancy and childbirth, they think about doing so under the supervision of a conventional medical team. Midwives, doulas, and the like are not often a part of that mental picture. In fact, many people associate midwifery with a time in the past in which doctors who specialize in childbirth and women's health did not exist or were scarce at best. The reality of midwifery is far different, though. Read More …

Hide the Extra K-Cups: Sorry, Future Daddy—You’re on Caffeine Restriction, Too

4 May 2016
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When couples planned to start a family in the past, a focus on lifestyle changes and dietary restrictions was primarily touted to the prospective mothers. While the recommendations are valuable tips to boost your fertility and lower your risks for miscarriages and birth defects, the same healthy choices apply to your partner. This means that if you are trying to conceive, your baby's future father will also have to make sacrifices, including cutting back on his intake of java right along with you. Read More …

3 Things You Can Do To Improve The Ease Of Your Delivery

3 May 2016
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Pregnancy is an exciting time of life. As you get closer to delivery, you might be wondering what you can do to prepare yourself for a healthy delivery. Although a healthy pregnancy and delivery depends on your individual circumstances and choices you have made throughout the pregnancy, there are some things that you can do to improve your healthy towards the end. 1. Sit On All Fours Throughout The Day Read More …