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Welcome October!

Welcome October!   Spooky season is here! My family loves this season. It brings so much excitement to my kids' faces. For us, this holiday season means anyone can be whatever they desire. My oldest son wants to be a doctor; perfect, this month he can be a...

The ABCD and Es of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness MonthBy Nicolle D. Surratte October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about theimpact of breast cancer. There are few people who have not been impacted by the seriousconsequences of this disease and we want...

Kindergarten

There is a bittersweet feeling you get when your child starts kindergarten. You are excited about your child experiencing a huge milestone. You plan the first day of kindergarten chalkboard sign and decide on your child’s first-day outfit. You think about cute ways to...

Postpartum Visitors

Postpartum Visitors

Have you thought about who you want to visit you after your baby is born, when you want them to visit, and where that visit will be? One of the reasons thinking about visitors ahead of time can be so beneficial is to help set other's expectations. You don't know what...

Pap Smear At The Birth Center

Pap Smears at The Birth Center One of the most well-known reasons for coming to your annual well-woman visit is the pap smear! But what is it? And why is it important? A pap smear, also known as a pap test, is a screening exam for cervical cancer. This exam tests for...

Emily Tolliver’s Birth Story

Emily Tolliver’s Birth Story

     Emily met her husband, Mike, at the age of 30 through mutual friends and married a year later. They knew they wanted to have kids, but the process had to be put on pause. Shortly after they were married, Emily had to have major hip surgery and would need to...

Perfectly IMPERFECT Summer

I remember those summer nights staying up late playing kickball on my grandma's front lawn. We spent summer evenings biking through the neighborhood with my aunt, scraping our knees at the park, and catching fireflies. The memories of those summers put a smile on my...

Maintaining Your Health

Maintaining Your Health

If you own a car, you know the importance of regular maintenance. Without oil changes, tire rotations, timing belt replacements, etc., your car’s lifespan would be greatly reduced. Some people take better care of their cars than they do their bodies! So why don’t more...