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Ask a midwife: Could preeclampsia affect your pregnancy?

May 16, 2018
Could preeclampsia affect your pregnancy?

If you’re a woman who’s expecting or trying to conceive, you’ve probably heard of the term preeclampsia. But do you know what it means, and how it could potentially affect you if you develop this condition?

What to do about pelvic floor problems – decision making is a team event

May 15, 2018
For many women, some topics - often involving two major medical issues - can be hard to talk about, mostly because of embarrassment or social taboos.

How are you? Each of us is probably asked that question several times each day. We often go for the quick answer: Fine, great, getting along. For many women, some things can be much harder to say out loud, mostly because of embarrassment or social taboos.

Daylight Savings – Does it affect your sleep?

April 09, 2018
Daylight savings time can absolutely affect sleep, especially if you didn’t prepare for the sudden change – and even more acutely if you have kids in your house who are ruled by their own Circadian rhythms, not what the number on the clock says!

Ovarian cysts: When should you worry?

April 05, 2018
woman holding stomach_200x118 It can be frightening to hear the phrase “ovarian cyst,” but start with this knowledge: ovarian cysts are a naturally recurring part of the ovulation cycle and most of the time, they resolve themselves without intervention.

Severe menstrual cramps: you don't need to suffer

March 29, 2018
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Severe menstrual cramps can be treated and you do not need to suffer. There are different treatments depending on the cause.

What we can learn from Serena Williams' complicated birth

January 25, 2018

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Serena Williams’ childbirth experience highlights complications in care and disparities in maternal mortality that must be addressed.

Natural alternatives to your home air freshener

January 15, 2018
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Natural air fresheners provide fresh scents without irritating chemicals.

Tackle flu season and other parenting predicaments with Circle by Swedish

October 31, 2017

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Flu season is just one of the many things on a parent’s worry list. Did the kids get their flu shots? Do they need any other vaccines? Are they growing at a healthy rate? And will they ever outgrow their picky eating? There’s an app to relieve some of those worries: Circle by Swedish.

3 things to look for in an after-school program

August 09, 2017

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School starts soon, and many working parents are thinking about after-school activities for their kids. What makes a good activity? Here’s what to look for.

Are 'psychobiotics' the real deal?

July 19, 2017
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Reports in the past few years suggest that probiotics – the good bacteria you find in a cup of yogurt with “live and active culture” – can lower anxiety and improve your mood by actually altering your brain chemistry. As it turns out, this may be just another tale of mice and men.

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