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Twins At 25 Weeks

Twins At 25 Weeks

“When we knew the twins were going to be born, all I could think about were the numerous complications that could occur, if they survived, which wasn't even a sure thing,” shared Dr. Amy Schmidt of Women’s Health Specialists when she learned her premature twins were...

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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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Car Seat Safety Guidelines

Car Seat Safety Guidelines

Car Seat Safety Did you know...? 4 out of 5 car seats are used/installed incorrectly? The back seat is the safest place for children to ride? Car seats reduce the risk of infant death in a crash by 71%? Buckling up the right way on every ride is the single most...

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Summer Safety 101 for Pregnant Moms

Summer Safety 101 for Pregnant Moms

By: Dr. Amber Post Summer is full of fun activities with family.  Staying active during pregnancy is important, but some activities are not recommended for expectant mothers.  Every pregnancy is different, consult your Women’s Health Specialists if you have questions...

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Partner’s Guide to Pregnancy

Partner’s Guide to Pregnancy

By: Dr. Kennedy and Chris Kennedy Becoming a new parent can be an exciting time, but it can also cause a lot of worry. When you find out your partner is pregnant, sometimes it requires big lifestyle changes. While you may not be the one having the baby, there are...

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