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Important Information on the Zika Virus

Information on Zika Virus Testing (outside of New York City) Via the Department of Health Embed from Getty Images 1. Talk to your health care provider about Zika. At this time, you can get tested if you: • Are pregnant, and travelled to a place where Zika virus was being transmitted while you were pregnant…

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What Women’s Bodies are Telling Us about Modern Maternity Care

Modernized Maternity Care This article appeared originally on http://scienceandsensibility.org on June 18th, 2015 by Sharon Muza. By Christina Gebel, MPH, LCCE, Birth Doula Christina Gebel, MPH, LCCE, Doula writes a reflective post examining current birthing conditions to see how today’s practices might be interfering with the the normal hormonal physiology and consequently impacting women’s ability…

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Planning For Your Pregnancy

There are many great reasons why planning for your pregnancy is important.  Planning and preparing can help you and your baby be healthier and may even lower the risk of your baby having health issues as an adult.  Your actions now can have a positive impact on you and your child and you both will…

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Planning for your Preconception Doctor Visit

#483636419 / gettyimages.com When you make the big decision in your life that you are ready to try to become pregnant, it’s important to plan a visit to your OBGYN. They will be able to help you along the way during conception and can answer any burning questions you might have. There are some things…

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