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Going Into Labor At 35 Weeks Pregnant

Going Into Labor At 35 Weeks Pregnant

The March of Dimes organization defines premature as "preterm labor is labor that starts too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy."  With November being Prematurity Awareness Month, we thought it would be helpful to share patient stories of their premature birth...

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Exercising While Pregnant

Exercising While Pregnant

By Amy Schmidt, MD - Obstetrician/Gynecologist Exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity...

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Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy, even a healthy one, can take a toll on your body and on your mind. Preparing for pregnancy and taking steps during pregnancy to help ease the journey can lead to a happy and healthy experience for both you and your partner. Here are some tips to help set...

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Getting The Flu Shot While Pregnant

Getting The Flu Shot While Pregnant

I’m Pregnant, should I get a Flu shot? One of the most frequently asked questions that we get from expectant mothers during Flu season is how to best protect themselves and their babies from the Flu. All of our providers at Women’s Health Specialists follow the CDC...

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Common Birth Control Options

Common Birth Control Options

When it comes to choosing a birth control method, it’s best to learn about the different options and choose one that fits your needs and lifestyle.  “Some patients are concerned about finding an option that will cause the least weight gain, others are more concerned...

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April STI Awareness Month

April STI Awareness Month

By: Connie Masak, APNP April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Month. There are 20 million new STI cases in the US every year. Adding the new cases each year with existing infection, there are an estimated 110 million total STI’s among Americans. Half of all...

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Family Fertility Program

Family Fertility Program

Welcome to Family Fertility, a program of Women’s Health Specialists.  Here at Family Fertility we have the privilege of partnering with you and your OB doctor to make your dream of growing your family a reality. You are not alone.  Lots of people struggle with...

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No Surprise Billing Act

No Surprise Billing Act

Effective 1/1/2022 You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.   Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 To our patients – Keeping our patients and staff healthy is our first priority. To achieve this we have taken a number of precautions to make this happen. We have prepared the following frequently asked questions to help guide you:...

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