If you are a new mom and feel overwhelmed, you are not alone! You can overcome these feelings of depression—in fact, if your baby is born in the winter months, you may have a greater chance of avoiding postpartum depression completely.
Obstetrics & Maternity
You’ve been warned about these first twelve weeks. “Morning sickness” that lasts way beyond the morning is filled with extreme exhaustion, nausea, food aversions, and vomiting.
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.
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.
CMV is a virus that affects 50-80% of people before age 40, and June is CMV Awareness Month.
This issue is especially important to us at The Woman’s Clinic. We recognize the impact of infertility on the lives of our patients because we have watched one of our own struggle with it in their own family. Dr. John Wooley and his wife, Becky, have walked this path together. Now, they would like to publicly share a bit of their story in the hopes that you can find it encouraging.
If you personally are not affected by infertility, it is likely that you know someone who has struggled with becoming pregnant.
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.
Many pregnant women think they should be eating for two, but what women really should be focusing on is exercising for two.
Zika virus has made headlines and put fear in the hearts of pregnant women everywhere.