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Category Archives: PREGNANCY

Our Baby Garden Journey

Told by Louis John’s and Leonard James’ mommy, Olivia Koepke It all started when I was 20 weeks pregnant with fraternal twin boys. We had our 20-week anatomy scan and learned Baby A was measuring a few days ahead of Baby B, while this was something worth watching, we were told it is not that […]

Getting The Flu Shot While Pregnant

Protecting Yourself And Your Baby From The Flu One of the biggest questions we get from expectant mothers during flu season is how to best protect themselves and their baby from the flu.  “The physicians at Women’s Health Specialists follow the CDC’s recommendations that pregnant women get the flu vaccine, not only for their safety, but their […]

Having A Successful Pregnancy Over Age 35

Women have been cautioned for years about their biological clock and the risks of pregnancy past age 35.  While women do need to be aware of certain factors, the fertility door by no means closes at age 35.  As shared in the article Getting Pregnant Past Age 35 – Steps To Take And Fertility Facts: “The […]

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 on the way at just 25 weeks, despite attempts […]

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 experience, and what life is like today for their children.  Let’s start with Anna, […]

Are You At Risk For Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia can be a scary diagnosis during pregnancy, especially because we don’t exactly what causes it and it affects roughly 5 in 100 women.  “We do know that there are women who have a higher risk of developing it, and a key to preventing preeclampsia is knowing you’re at risk and taking steps beforehand to […]

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