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Your Guide to Being Doubly Prepared When Having Twins

Here’s a quick math lesson. 1 + 1 = ? TWO. That’s the answer, and it’s also how many little ones you’ll be having if you’re expecting twins. Although you may have expected that answer, you may not know exactly what to prepare for during and after your pregnancy, so here are a few tips!


New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines You Should Know

If you have been confused in the past by changes in breast cancer screening guidelines, buckle up! Recently, more changes have been passed down as guidelines, so it’s important to make sure you’re knowledgeable. 


Fibroid Factors That Increase Your Risk of Complications During Pregnancy

Once they are discovered, you can expect to see the doctor more often because there may be some fibroid factors that increase your risk of complications during pregnancy. What Are the Risks? Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop inside of the uterus, outside of the uterus, or within the uterine wall itself. They can be […]


Your Guide to Preterm Labor Prevention

Most pregnancies last to term, which is at least 37 weeks. Full term is 39 – 40 weeks, but about 12% of babies in the U.S. are born preterm or prematurely.


Why Regular Pap Smears Are so Important to Your Health

Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.


Three Easy Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

As you grow older, your bones begin to thin and cannot be stopped completely. Because of this, their ability to break is heightened, and the concern regarding osteoporosis becomes more evident.  However, it’s important to remember that osteoporosis isn’t “just another part of aging.” In fact, there are many ways that you can work to […]


8 Sneaky Signs of Fibroids That You Should Know

The signs of fibroids can be so sneaky that many women have no idea they are there. In fact, according to the NIH or National Institutes of Health, up to 80% of women have fibroids by age 50 and many don’t realize it.


The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant

Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Yeah, that too.


How Much Is Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy

The media is all a buzz with the pregnancy of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry who are expecting their first child. How much weight she gains will be the topic of conversation for the coming months, along with her wardrobe of course. There is no simple answer to the question how […]


STI vs. UTI: What Is The Difference Between Their Symptoms

STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you […]