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The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

As the coronavirus pandemic is waning, many people are still a little apprehensive, about coming in to The Birth Center to have their annual preventative check-ups. National numbers on annual physicals have plummeted as many people opt to delay these important visits...

Does My Breastfed Baby Need Vitamin D?

Does My Breastfed Baby Need Vitamin D?

by Corinne Daut RN, BSN, IBCLC As mothers, we are told that our breast milk is the perfect food for our baby and contains everything that he or she needs, so we are left puzzled when our pediatrician recommends a vitamin D supplement.  Why does the American...

Planning for Postpartum

Planning for Postpartum

Many expectant parents find themselves so busy with planning for labor and birth that it can be difficult to imagine what life will be like after the baby arrives.  Less time is focused on planning for the postpartum period, also known as the fourth trimester. Here...

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

The Importance of Your Annual Well Woman Exam

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are nervous about coming into The Birth Center to have their annual  preventative check-ups. National numbers on annual physicals have plummeted as many people opt to delay these important visits out of fear of...

Spring Into a Healthier You!

Spring Into a Healthier You!

by Anna Marie Trotman, Integrative Nutrition Coach March is National Nutrition Month, sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and...

Reflecting on Black History Month

by Zoë Marcus As Black History Month comes to a close, it's important to take some time to reflect on the important contributions of Black Americans in the history of reproductive health and midwifery and the ways in which we can support improving outcomes in maternal...

Let’s Be Heart Smart

Let’s Be Heart Smart

by Anna Marie Trotman February is American Heart Month which encourages Americans to focus on their heart health and get their families, friends and communities involved. But this year with the focus being on the pandemic and vaccines, heart health seems to have taken...

Winter Blahs – COVID and Your Family

Winter Blahs – COVID and Your Family

By Anna Marie Trotman Winter blahs can affect us in many different ways, but this year can be particularly challenging. Let’s look at some of the things you can do with your family to offset the wintry blues and the fact that you and the kids might be stuck indoors...

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