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Help Protect Yourself from Breast Cancer

Help Protect Yourself From Breast Cancer Many of us have known someone who has had to take on the courageous battle against breast cancer. In the United States 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their life. According to the American Cancer Society, it’s estimated that over 230,000 women will develop breast cancer   Read More >>

Suicide Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Get the information you need to help those in your life who are battling the thoughts of suicide. A person who is suicidal may or may not ask for help. A suicidal person does not want to die they just want to stop the hurting and pain they feel.   Read More >>

Prenatal Care

Prenatal Care Prenatal care is essential for you and your baby. After you have confirmed your pregnancy make an appointment with your Midwife. Your Midwife will be able to provide you with care and information that will be essential for your pregnancy and preparing for labor and delivery. We have all heard the saying “now   Read More >>

Birth Control Options

Birth Control Options Birth Control is the act of preventing pregnancy. There are a wide variety of types of birth control. It is essential that you educate yourself on all the options so you can find the type that will work best for you. The rhythm method is when a woman learns her cycle and   Read More >>

Take a Breath

Take a Breath Keeping your lungs healthy is essential for quality of life. If your lungs become damaged breathing can become difficult and even painful. Your lungs take oxygen from the air you breathe and pass it into your blood. Your lungs also remove carbon dioxide from your blood and releases it back into the   Read More >>

Skin Cancer The most common form of cancer in the U.S.A. It is more diagnosed than all forms of cancer combined. Skin cancer starts in the cells of the skin. There are three types of skin cancer: Basal cell skin cancers, Squamous cell skin cancers and Melanomas. Basal and squamous cell skin cancers are the   Read More >>

Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep During Pregnancy   During pregnancy proper sleep is essential for your health and your baby’s growth and development. Getting quality sleep can be easier said then done. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 78% of women have more disrupted sleep while pregnant than when they weren’t pregnant; especially in the third Trimester. Hormones are   Read More >>

My birth story: an unplanned C-section

The moment you find out you are expecting is a moment that will be with you forever. The wait of when will I be expecting is over and now the anticipation of am I having a boy or a girl begins. You find yourself waiting patiently to feel those first kicks and movements of your   Read More >>

Options for Labor

Options for Labor   You find out you are pregnant and the days, weeks and months are filled with excitement. You may also have feelings of anxiety or concern of the health of your baby and for child birth. These are all normal feelings for expectant mothers. Ask questions, share your feelings and gather information   Read More >>

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis What is it? Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder. This form of arthritis most commonly affects a persons joints. This form of arthritis affects the lining of joints. A person with RA experiences a painful swelling that can eventually result in bone erosion and joint deformity. RA tends to begin in middle   Read More >>

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