Posts Tagged: pregnancy

Prenatal Self-Care

Prenatal care is the health care that you receive throughout your pregnancy. It is important to see your OBGYN regularly throughout the pregnancy. However, there are several lifestyle habits that you can adopt to promote a healthy pregnancy. Prenatal self-care is a big part of prenatal care. Self-care involves the care that you can do [...]

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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis 101

August 30, 2012 // Edit this entry Popular culture, religious affiliations, and misconceived myths have all contributed in giving genetic testing the negative connotations of producing “designer babies”. Like many other aspects of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), the lack of knowledge often scares patients away from potential lifesaving procedures for their future families. Genetic testing [...]

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Protecting Your Fertility

In the ten years I’ve spent working in women’s health, I’ve learned to gracefully tiptoe around certain topics. I’ve practiced the dance of speaking truthfully, but gently. Yet no matter how many times I’ve done it, I still nervously anticipate the wince of pain and frustration that immediately appears on a woman’s face when I [...]

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A Path to Motherhood

When my husband and I started trying for a baby we were young, healthy and hopeful. Everybody in my family got pregnant. Nobody ever seemed to have trouble. I would be a mama before I knew it. We tried for a year before getting our first positive pregnancy test- on my birthday too! We told [...]

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A Patient’s Journey With Recurrent Miscarriage

Four years ago, God blessed my husband, JJ, and I with the most precious gift of a baby boy, Bryce. We conceived quickly and were thankful for a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Everything seemed just perfect. Little did we know that the next few years would be full of heartache, pain, and hopelessness as God [...]

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