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Category Archives: Women’s Health

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Menopause Myths

Myth #1:  Menopause begins at 50 Menopause begins at 50…or at 42…or 36…or 61. The average woman begins menopause at 52, but you may start your transition anywhere from your 30’s to your 60’s. Menopause is technically defined as the absence of a menstruation for a period of one year. Women sometimes say they didn’t […]

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Choosing a Pregnancy Pillow

Sleeping comfortably can be a struggle during pregnancy, especially in the later months. A special pregnancy pillow may help you get a better night’s rest.

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How to Have an Awesome Cesarean Birth

Cesareans can be medically necessary, life-saving events for both mothers and babies and they can also be powerful, emotionally resonant experiences. These tips can help make your experience before, during, and after a C-section birth positive and fulfilling.

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Menses After Childbirth

Of course, the biggest reward of pregnancy will be your adorable new baby. But if you’re like many expectant moms, another huge perk is having your period go on an extended vacation.

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Iron and Pregnancy: Why You Need It, How Much, and How to Get It

There are few times you hear more about the importance of iron than during pregnancy. But have you ever wondered why this mineral is so crucial and how you can be sure you’re getting enough? Read on to find out more about iron’s role when you’ve got a bun in the oven.