Risks of Dehydration in Pregnancy

Proper hydration ensures your body has sufficient fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you’re pregnant, your body is working overtime supplying nutrients...

Pregnancy Ultrasound Schedule by Week

One of the first questions to pop into an expectant mother’s mind is, “when do I get to see my baby?!” While not every...

Getting Pregnant: Myths and Truths

There’s something about the holidays: maybe it’s the cuddling by the fire. Or wanting to stay indoors and out of the weather. Maybe it’s...

OB/GYN Personalized Care from Teens to New Mothers in Paducah

Baptist Health's community-based healthcare ensures that patients are optimally supported by their local health centers. Learn more about how patients benefit from having a primary care team right here in Paducah.

Is it Normal to Get Heartburn in the First Trimester of...

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

Understanding Miscarriages

It’s not your fault. Those are the words medical professionals want a woman who has suffered a miscarriage to remember — and believe — instead...

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...

The Importance of Blood Donation in Madisonville

Baptist Health relies on the generosity of blood donors to provide the resources to save lives. It is easy to become a blood donor through making an appointment or visiting the hospital during the walk-in hours at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Headaches During Pregnancy?

It's not unusual to get tension headaches when you're pregnant, especially in the first trimester. Tension headaches - the most common kind of headache...

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...

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Heartburn During Pregnancy: Causes, Natural Remedies & Future Prevention

What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy? Heartburn, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is a painful condition that occurs when stomach acid gets into the...
Tips for Dealing with a Gassy Baby

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As every parent knows, babies can become very uncomfortable when gas builds up in their intestinal tract. Why are they prone to becoming gassy?...
How to Treat Clogged Milk Ducts and Mastitis

How to Treat Clogged Milk Ducts and Mastitis

Breasts have ducts through which milk flows from the mammary glands to the nipples. In breastfeeding mothers, these ducts can become plugged. This is...