You may be wondering why there's an article on Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease on the The Woman's Clinic blog. But, at The Woman’s Clinic we strive to offer education to our patients on a variety of topics. Many of our patients will experience HFM in their homes and might be surprised to learn that adults can catch this illness from their children! It’s important to know what to look for and how to keep yourself healthy while you are caring for your children
Blog archive 03.2017
There are a lot of do’s and don’ts when it comes to pregnancy, but you can do anything for 9 months, right? Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy is very important. Women who are overweight or obese are at a greater risk for pregnancy related serious conditions such as gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and even the need for a cesarean section. By making a conscious decision to get healthier during your pregnancy or before you try to become pregnant, you are decreasing your risk of several pregnancy related health problems.
Vaccinations are not something adults typically think about, but just because you're not a child doesn't mean you should not get vaccines. The CDC, Center for Disease Control, recommends many different vaccinations for adults.
It’s winter or early spring, prime cold and flu season, and you suddenly find your baby with a cough, runny nose, or refusing to eat. There’s a chance it’s just a common cold, but there’s also a chance it could be Respiratory Syncytial Virus, more commonly known as RSV.