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Pregnancy Help for Older Moms

Almost 12 years separates my two children. When I found out I was pregnant with the youngest, I was stunned. The thought of being pregnant in my 40s terrified me. Being older meant that there was more risk in having a child. I was determined to have a healthy pregnancy and baby. After leaving my OB/GYN's office, I started researching pregnancy tips specifically for older women. During the course of my research, I discovered a lot of older women had questions about being pregnant under these special circumstances. I started this blog to provide pregnancy tips and support to women in their 40s who suddenly find themselves preparing to be a new mom.

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Gynecology: When Is It Time To Schedule A Visit

16 June 2017
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A women's overall health includes more than just well check-ups with a primary care physician and bi-yearly dental cleanings. It is also important to make time to see a gynecologist. This specialist will monitor you for any diseases and abnormalities, including cancer. Below is a list of times when you'll want to consider scheduling a gynecology visit.  Once Per Year According to the Cleveland Clinic, there are several reasons why it is important to make a yearly appointment with your gynecologist. Read More …

2 Things To Ask Yourself When Looking For An Obstetrician

13 June 2017
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One of the most important things that you can do when you are pregnant is to find the right obstetrician to help you throughout your entire pregnancy. Listed below are two things to ask yourself when looking for an obstetrician that will be a good fit for you and your pregnancy. Do You Have Health Issues That May Impact Your Pregnancy? One of the first things that you want to ask yourself is if you have any health issues that may impact your pregnancy. Read More …

Common Symptoms Of Endometriosis

7 June 2017
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Endometriosis is a gynecological condition where tissue that is found lining a woman's uterus begins growing outside of the uterus. If a woman has endometriosis, she needs to see her gynecologist to develop a long-term treatment plan. Some of the common symptoms of endometriosis include: Extreme Pain During Menstruation Many women experience some discomfort and cramping immediately before and during menstruation, but a woman who is suffering from endometriosis will have pain that is more intense than normal menstruation discomfort. Read More …