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Is a Yearly Pelvic Exam or Pap Smear Still Necessary?

pelvic exam omaha neWomen no longer need to dread their annual pelvic exam! According to the American College of Physicians, a pelvic exam and a pap smear aren’t necessary to have every year. So what changed and is this the safest decision for women?

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Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy?

Category: Pregnancy

antidepressants during pregnancyAntidepressants are commonly used to relieve symptoms associated with depression. However when antidepressants are used during pregnancy, there are a lot of things to consider.

Even though untreated depression can cause emotional instability, treating depression with antidepressants while pregnant could cause harm to your baby.

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Common Summer Pregnancy Skin Issues in Omaha, Nebraska

Category: Pregnancy

It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun, but did you know that your skin is even more susceptible to damage while pregnant?

Here are a few common skin issues that occur during pregnancy and tips on how to prevent them: Read the rest of this entry »


Natural Pregnancy Heartburn Remedies

Category: Pregnancy

natural heartburn remediesPregnancy not only comes with excitement, it also comes with some negative side effects, such as heartburn. Even if you never had heartburn before pregnancy, certain foods can trigger pregnancy heartburn. The good news – there are a few natural remedies that can help.

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Epidural Myths Debunked

epiduralMore than 60 percent of women in America choose to get epidurals however, are still a lot of misconceptions about the procedure. Here are just a few of the myths surrounding epidurals:

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Category: Pregnancy

Heart shaped mothers day cardLooking for something special to celebrate everything your mom has done for you? These great gift ideas are both useful and thoughtful!

 1. Buy a Spa Gift Card

 What better way to show mom you appreciate her than by giving her a relaxing day at the spa? Add a little extra to the gift by attending the spa day with her, making it the perfect gift for a mom and daughter. Read the rest of this entry »


Surviving Hot Flashes

Category: Gynecology

surviving hot flashesMenopause does come with some benefits, including the freedom of not having to deal with menstruation once a month. However, it also causes negative symptoms; the most common of which being hot flashes. Hot flashes are a hormonal condition that causes women to feel overwhelming heat in their face, neck and chest. These simple remedies can help you find relief from hot flashes.

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Surprising Facts about HPV

Category: Gynecology

HPV ScreeningMost sexually active adults have been exposed to HPV. However, how much do you really know about human papillomavirus? Here are a few surprising facts about HPV so you are better informed:

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5 Rules of Safe Pregnancy Exercise

Category: Pregnancy

Pregnant woman holding dumbbellsExercising during pregnancy offers a variety of benefits, including preparing you physically for child birth and increasing your endorphins. Though it is safe to exercise during pregnancy, there are a few things to keep in mind before starting an exercise plan.

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Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy

Category: Pregnancy

pregnant woman and refrigerator with health foodEating for two can be stressful. It’s important to know what foods give you the most nutrients so your baby can grow at a healthy rate. Pick and choose some of these foods for a nutritional boost during pregnancy.

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