Getting Healthy for the New Year

The Christmas decorations have been put away, your tree has been taken down and the holiday cheer seems like a distant memory. Your purse might also be a little lighter and you’re possibly a few pounds heavier. It’s no wonder January can be a difficult month! January is traditionally a tough time for most people…

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Healthy Eating this Holiday Season

Ah, the holidays. We missed you. The holiday season is upon us and social calendars are filling up quickly. Family travel plans are being made and presents are being wrapped. Many of us will be attending gatherings, parties and dinners on a regular basis and perhaps doing some seasonal cooking of our own. All the…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month. So now is a great time to raise your own awareness of breast cancer, to make sure you’re up to date on your screening and to think about steps you can take to lower your risk of breast cancer. But first, let’s start with the good news. The good…

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Physicians & Midwives Celebrates National Midwifery Week 2018 with Video Featuring Certified Nurse Midwives on Why “Midwives Make a Difference”

National Midwifery Week is September 30 – October 6, 2018. National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. To celebrate National Midwifery Week 2018, Certified Nurse Midwives Patricia Gould, Cecelia Brown, Elise Faith, and Stephanie Barrett, of Physicians & Midwives, sat down and…

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Dealing with Miscarriage

A miscarriage is one of the most devastating experiences that anyone can go through. The loss of a child is unimaginable and the emotional toll that it takes on the parents can be a heavy one. Even for women or couples struggling with an unintended or unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage can still hurt. Unfortunately, miscarriages are…

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Pregnancy in Your 30’s

When it comes to pregnancy, thirty might be the new twenty. For the first time ever, American women in their 30’s are having more babies than women in their 20’s, with the average age of first-time mothers now sitting at about 28 [1]. This is according to new 2017 figures from the Centre’s for disease…

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