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.

Prevent Premature Births

During an average week, 1,072 babies are born in Kentucky. Of those, 137 (12.7 percent) are born prematurely. The national average is 11.4 percent....

Pregnant? Avoid these Holiday Foods and Drinks

The holidays are a time of fun, family and plenty of food and drinks. When you’re pregnant, however, you must be extra careful with...

The Importance of Well-Child Checkups

Well-child visits play an important role in maintaining a child’s physical, mental and emotional health. While parents don’t hesitate to take their child to...

Why You Should Get the Flu Shot While Pregnant

To the list of do’s and don’ts for pregnancy, add another “do:” get a flu shot. “I advise all pregnant women in any trimester to...

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy Meal Plan

During pregnancy, you'll need protein and calcium for your baby's tissues and bones. But you'll also need extra folic acid to reduce the risk...

5 Tips to Help Boost Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

When you’re ready to have a baby, you can do more than just stop using birth control. Speed things along with the following conception...

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.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that causes a woman to have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods. PCOS can cause elevated male...

Safe and Beneficial Pregnancy Workouts

With your doctor’s approval, prenatal exercise (meaning exercise while you are pregnant) can offer a variety of benefits. As long as you are healthy,...

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Helping Patients Prepare for Pregnancy in Louisville, Kentucky

Women preparing to conceive generally plan 6-12 months ahead and are strongly advised to meet with their doctor. Learn more about what to know before getting pregnant from Baptist Health.

5 Different Breastfeeding Positions For Your Newborn

In this article, you’ll find: Getting Started: Steps & Tips For Breastfeeding Positioning Lying Down Breastfeeding Positions Laid Back Side Lying Upright Breastfeeding Positions ...

How to Get Rid of Newborn Baby Hiccups: 5 Tips

  When a newborn hiccups after nursing, it may seem cute at first and leave you wondering, “Why do newborns get hiccups?”. But if your...