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What You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infections

By Connie Masak Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are a common problem for women and can cause significant discomfort, if not treated properly. In fact, during reproductive years, women are 50 times more likely to have a UTI. Fortunately, the expert team at Women’s...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

By Molly O’Neill Every new mother has the choice to decide if they want to breastfeed or formula feed their baby. It is important to understand all the facts before making a final decision especially since each mother and baby is different and requires different...

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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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