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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Prenatal Vitamin Ingredients

The importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy cannot be overstated. It is not only essential to a mother’s health, but it is also vital for

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Birth Control Pills, Patches & Devices

Birth Control Patch

The birth control patch is a thin plastic patch (1 3/4 inch square) placed directly on a woman’s skin. It is a hormonal method of

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Folic acid and folate, are forms of a water-soluble B vitamin that helps the body make healthy new cells. Women who are pregnant or might

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Pregnancy Health and Wellness

Pregnancy Weight Gain

Is how much weight you gain during pregnancy important? Yes! A healthy weight gain during pregnancy will help you avoid pregnancy complications such as gestational

Fetal Growth Restriction

The most common definition of fetal growth restriction is a fetal weight that is below the 10th percentile for gestational age as determined through an ultrasound. This can

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Pregnancy Complications

The Most Common Pregnancy Complications

Some consider hypertension and nausea as the most common pregnancy complications, but let’s look at the other most common pregnancy complications: Ectopic Pregnancy: Ectopic pregnancies

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Healthy Pregnancy

Quad Screen Test

The quad screen test is a maternal blood screening test that looks for four specific substances: AFP, hCG, Estriol, and Inhibin-A. AFP: alpha-fetoprotein is a