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Feb102014

Diet and Pregnancy

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Good nutrition is important for the healthy development of your baby. The focus on a healthy diet should start even before the pregnancy since overweight mothers have more pregnancy complications. Furthermore, the pregnancy weight gain recommendations will vary according to your prepregnancy body mass index (BMI). The recommended weight gains are as follows: BMI <18.5: 28-40lbs BMI 18.5-24.9: 25-35lbs BMI

Jan182014

Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the cells of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows in other areas of the body. This abnormal growth can cause pelvicpain, irregular bleeding, and infertility. The most commonly affected areas are the ovaries, bowel, or the lining of the pelvis.Just like normal cells of the lining of the uterus, endometriosis

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Do heavy periods affect your life? If so, you’re definitely not alone. It’s estimated that excessive menstrual bleeding affects one out every five women. Many women begin to experience excessive and/or irregular bleeding in their 30s and 40s, as they begin to get closer to menopause. Heavy periods are more than just a hassle – they take a physical, social,

Women's health tips from Beaches OBGYN Jacksonville Beach FL

We’re closing out 2013 and quickly getting ready for the new year. With that comes New Year’s resolutions, including the number-one resolution so many of us make: lose weight and get healthy. I love celebrating with family and friends during the holidays and enjoy all of the traditional holiday fare. What I don’t enjoy, though, is seeing the eggnog, cookies

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