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Don’t worry. Having a baby after age 35 won’t make you the “old mom” at preschool anymore. The average age of a first pregnancy has...

Breastfeeding 101

It’s common knowledge that breast milk is great for your baby. It’s rich in nutrients and antibodies that help protect your baby from infection, help...

Signs & Symptoms of Preeclampsia

Pregnancy is a confusing time. Lots of changes take place in a woman’s body, and it can be difficult to tell the difference between...

Heartburn and Early Pregnancy

When it comes to recognizing early signs of pregnancy, every woman is different and there will be various indicators long before any visual confirmation....

Debunking Pregnancy Myths

Some topics inspire more myths than health and wellness. The same do-this, don't do that advice is repeated often and is just as often...

Baby Weight

Lots of women worry about losing the "baby weight" after pregnancy. But what many don't know is that excess weight before and during pregnancy...

Importance of Neonatal Care

Neonatologist Lynda Sanders describes how the neonatal unit’s specially trained staff provides comprehensive, multi-specialty care to newborns, around the clock and in a family-centered environment.     Lynda...

5 Foods for Folic Acid

If women consumed the recommended
 amount of folic acid before and during early pregnancy, up to 70 percent
 of birth defects such as spina...

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