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When and What to Expect for Your First Period: Pads vs. Tampons, Tips if You’re Experiencing Bad Cramping

For many young girls, the first period can be both an exciting and daunting experience. It marks an important milestone in a girl’s journey towards womanhood. While every individual’s experience may differ, understanding what to expect and how to manage it can help alleviate any anxiety or confusion. Additionally, dealing with bad cramping can be… Read More »

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What to expect at your doctor’s appointments in your first, second and third trimester of pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting and transformative time in a woman’s life. Regular prenatal care is essential for monitoring the health of both mother and baby, and throughout the three trimesters of pregnancy, doctor’s appointments play a vital role in ensuring a healthy pregnancy and preparing for labor and delivery. Here are a few things you… Read More »

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Safe Sex: Protecting Yourself and Your Partner

Sex is a natural and healthy part of life, but it also carries risks, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancies. Safe sex practices play a vital role in preventing these risks, protecting yourself and your partner, and promoting a healthy sex life. Safe sex practices involve several precautionary measures that help in reducing… Read More »

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Irregular Periods, Why You May be Having Them

As a woman, it’s not uncommon to experience periods that aren’t quite regular. But why? And what are some of the reasons behind it? In this blog, we’ll take a look at what could be causing your irregular periods and what you can do about it. What is an “irregular” period? Firstly, it’s important to… Read More »

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What Are Ovulation Test Strips?

Ovulation test strips are a great tool for women that want to know when they are most fertile and have the greatest chance of pregnancy. Ovulation test strips are an over-the-counter test that you can find at your local pharmacy. How do ovulation test strips work? Most ovulation tests test for the presence of Luteinizing… Read More »

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What You Need to Know about Egg Freezing

Egg freezing is a great tool for women who want to store their eggs for a pregnancy in the future. It can be beneficial for a number of different reasons, mainly revolved around preserving the quality of your eggs. For example, women who are going to undergo chemotherapy may choose to freeze their eggs since… Read More »

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Safe Sleep Tips for Babies

Babies sleep an average of 12-16 hours per day. That’s a lot of time spent sleeping! During this time, it’s important to promote a healthy sleep environment for your baby. Safe sleep practices can lower your baby’s risk of SIDS, or “sudden infant death syndrome.” SIDS is an unexplained death of a baby under the… Read More »

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy After Childbirth

You have probably heard of physical therapy for an injured knee or a sore back. But did you know that there is physical therapy (PT) designed for your pelvic floor? Pelvic floor physical therapists are specialists who help you re-train the muscles in your pelvic floor to work the way they should. Throughout pregnancy and… Read More »

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Breast Cancer: Early Detection and Prevention Tips

Did you know, other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women? Breast cancer causes more than 42,000 deaths each year. It is important for women, especially those with a family history of breast cancer, to know the signs of breast cancer and understand the importance of early detection and… Read More »

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What is IUI and IVF?

Getting pregnant and having a baby is more difficult than it sounds. Sometimes people struggle to achieve this for many years. Fortunately, medical technology has advanced and there are methods to help people get pregnant and have a baby. Two of those methods are intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in-vitro fertilization (IVF). What is IUI? IUI… Read More »

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