Hot Flashes, Cold Weather

You’re bundled up because it’s freezing outside, when all of a sudden, a hot flash hits.  It’s hard enough to breathe through a hot flash with just a T-shirt on. Adding layers of cold weather gear can make it feel…

3 Ways to Take the Edge Off Seasonal Affective Disorder

It’s that time of year again — the days get shorter and the couch lounging gets longer.  Winter is a natural time of recuperation and reflection. But too much can easily slip into Seasonal Affective Disorder — or SAD (has…
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4 Ways to Take Action Against Breast Cancer

1. Learn about your family history of cancer and share it with your doctors.  Know that you can inherit the BRCA gene mutation from both sides of your family, not just your mother’s side. It can be hard to talk…

15 Amazing Facts About Your Pregnant Body

Your baby grows from the size of a pinhead to the baby boy or girl you deliver in just 40 weeks. Your body is designed for this, but it helps to be prepared for some of the less-well-known changes you’ll…

Making Sense of Morning Sickness

The nausea and vomiting that often accompanies the first trimester of pregnancy may be called “morning sickness,” but the name is misleading; while it’s often worse in the morning, it can arrive at any time of the day and last…

The Benefits of Natural Childbirth.

While every expectant mother needs to choose the delivery with which she is most comfortable, there are a number of benefits that natural childbirth offers. Labor is Often ShorterEpidurals and other pain relieving medications can interfere with the body’s natural…

Work, Home and Pregnancy: Finding a Balance.

Balancing work, pregnancy and home life can be challenging and stressful. And that doesn’t change after the baby arrives. Just ask a mom. Studies show that the majority of mothers and expectant mothers who work outside the home find themselves…

Making Your Job Work When You’re Expecting

Many women find themselves working through a pregnancy. If you’re one of them, you want to continue to perform at a high level while taking the best possible care of yourself and your little one. Here are some tips to…
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