The Importance of Prenatal Care

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! But now what? We’re sure you have endless questions about what this means for you and your baby over the next nine months. Many of the answers to your questions pertain to prenatal care, that is, how you should take care...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...