Obstetrics & Maternity

Give Your Baby Strong Bones

|   June 4, 2018   |   Obstetrics & Maternity

Give Your Baby Strong Bones

Make no bones about it–calcium is the key to fortifying your developing baby’s bones, teeth and moving blood through the body. Our bodies don’t make calcium so it has to be obtained from other sources, either from food or a supplement.

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Don’t Be Silent About Infertility This April

|   April 23, 2018   |   Obstetrics & Maternity

Don’t Be Silent About Infertility This April

An infertility diagnosis is one that can throw a couple’s or an individual’s life for a loop. It can take the dream of growing a family on a completely different path than they might have been planning for. That’s why, this April 22nd - 28th, we urge all of our patients to help us bring more light to this common but life-altering condition with National Infertility Awareness Week.

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Why You Should Quit Smoking If You’re Thinking Of Having A Baby

|   April 16, 2018   |   Obstetrics & Maternity

Why You Should Quit Smoking If You’re Thinking Of Having A Baby

If you’re in the process of trying to get pregnant, or if you’re already expecting a baby, one of the top things on your to-do list is to kick your smoking habit if you are a smoker. Even though the risks of smoking while pregnant have been well known for a number of years, a report issued recently by the Centers for Disease Control indicates that even with all the information and education about potential health risks, women are still reaching for cigarettes while they’re pregnant.

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My Experience with Prematurity

|   June 20, 2017   |   Obstetrics & Maternity, Parenthood

My Experience with Prematurity

Last week we talked about the stress of having a premature baby. Our very own Dr. Meredith Travelstead and her husband know from personal experience how scary it can be to deliver early and they decided to share this personal experience to give parents in similar circumstances some encouragement. This is just one of the reasons her patients love her so much, she can truly understand what you are going through. 

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When It’s Too Soon

|   June 12, 2017   |   Obstetrics & Maternity, Parenthood

When It’s Too Soon

For parents expecting a new baby, the anticipation can be very exciting, but when the baby arrives too early, it can cause worry and fear. Here is some information to help prepare you and ease your anxiety should you find yourself in this position.

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