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Summer Safety 101 for Pregnant Moms

Summer Safety 101 for Pregnant Moms

By Dr. Cherney While summer is full of fun activities with family, expectant moms should be aware of some activities that are “off limits” or rather should be enjoyed from the sidelines instead. Staying active during pregnancy is important, but every pregnancy is...

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What to know before heading off to college

What to know before heading off to college

By Pa Kou Thao Heading off to college is such an exciting and scary time for young women, especially for those who are moving away from the comfort of home. In the young adult years, a woman’s body is still changing and there is so much to learn.   Before heading...

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Do I need to worry about preeclampsia?

Do I need to worry about preeclampsia?

By Dr. Schmidt Many pregnant women have heard of preeclampsia, but few understand it unless it happens to them. Here at Women’s Health Specialists, we always want our patients to be well-educated and prepared for what may happen during pregnancy. Read on to learn...

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What teens need to know about preventing pregnancy

What teens need to know about preventing pregnancy

By Pa Kou Thao, APNP Did you know May is Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month? It is a month dedicated to educating teens on preventing pregnancy. A teen pregnancy is defined as any female between the ages of 15-19 who has had a live birth, abortion or miscarriage. In 2017,...

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Dr. Kelly Kennedy featured on WHBY

Dr. Kelly Kennedy featured on WHBY

Our very own Dr. Kelly Kennedy was recently featured on WHBY’s Focus Fox Valley with Hayley Tenpas to talk about endometriosis. Take a moment to listen to the clip via the link below! https://www.whby.com/2019/04/10/volunteer-opportunities-and-endometriosis-awareness/

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