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Planning for a Healthy Baby in 2023

Planning for a Healthy Baby in 2023

It's never too early to start planning for your future baby's health. We've learned so much in the past 30 years about the connection between a mother's health and how it affects her unborn children. If you're planning to get pregnant in the next year or so, now's the...

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Birth Control Options for Teens

Birth Control Options for Teens

The subject of birth control options for teens is often sensitive for parents. While some teenagers use birth control to manage acne,  irregular periods, or symptoms of endometriosis or PCOS, others need it because they’re sexually active. For parents, the subject of...

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Celebrate a Safe Halloween in and Around Bellevue

Celebrate a Safe Halloween in and Around Bellevue

Carved pumpkins, costumes, and trick-or-treating are traditional Halloween events, and there are plenty of ways to do all three safely with the family in and around Bellevue. 6 Ideas to Celebrate a Safe, Family-Friendly Halloween Here are six ideas to get you started....

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Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk

Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk

While there’s no 100%-guaranteed way to keep yourself from getting breast cancer (yet!), there are a number of things you can do to lower your breast cancer risk. This is because lifestyle choices bear considerable weight on your chances of getting breast or other...

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Is Acupuncture Safe During Pregnancy?

Is Acupuncture Safe During Pregnancy?

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years on people of all ages, including pregnant women. We frequently recommend acupuncture as a safe prenatal treatment modality. Acupuncture has multiple benefits for pregnant women, including more physical ease, healthier...

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Preventing Heart Disease After Menopause

Preventing Heart Disease After Menopause

Our bodies change and evolve throughout our lifetime, but specific changes - such as menopause - cause noticeable shifts in how we look and feel. In addition, the hormone fluctuations that occur during menopause (decreases in estrogen and progesterone, with increases...

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7 Tips to Alleviate Morning Sickness

7 Tips to Alleviate Morning Sickness

While the cause(s) of morning sickness are still a relative mystery, there are multiple solutions that have proven effective for the majority of women out there. Even if they don’t completely “cure” morning sickness, they can certainly help to take the edge off. And,...

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Your Annual OB/GYN Exam

Your Annual OB/GYN Exam

There is much more involved in an annual visit to your OB/GYN than a pap test. Not only does your visit help to build a rapport with the individual who is privy to some of the most intimate details of your life, but exams are also used as a well-woman checkup to...

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Common Causes of Memory Loss in Women

Common Causes of Memory Loss in Women

Foggy brains and occasional forgetfulness are perfectly normal. However, there is a point where consistent and repeated memory glitches are a cause for concern. Anything from lack of sleep or hormone imbalance to poor diet and medically-rooted issues can lead to...

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Family Fun Around Bellevue

Family Fun Around Bellevue

Boy, are we spoiled! It's easy to take where you live for granted, especially when caught up in the whirlwind of work and family life. Rather than spend a fortune traveling elsewhere this summer, we recommend taking advantage of the seemingly infinite "fun things to...

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