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Vaccinations During Pregnancy: A Guide

admin Pregnancy, Vaccine, Women's Health

Vaccines provide an incredible amount of protection from diseases by causing your body to make antibodies against viruses and bacteria, but are they safe for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their baby? The benefit of vaccines for women and babies during pregnancy, in particular, varies depending on the vaccine. Let’s take a look at the differences and which vaccines may …

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Can a Woman Get Pregnant After Menopause?

admin Fertility, Menopause, Perimenopause, Pregnancy, Women's Health

Night sweats, hot flashes, mood, skin and body changes, spotting, irregular menstrual periods or no menstrual periods–is it menopause or perimenopause, pregnancy, or something else? When our bodies are showing signs of change or we’re having abnormal symptoms of things we can’t fully explain, we start making guesses as to what may be happening.  Perimenopausal changes can start in your late …

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What to Expect During Your First Prenatal Visit

admin Pregnancy, Women's Health

If you recently had a positive pregnancy test, you may be wondering what’s next! Many women who find themselves pregnant for the first time aren’t knowledgeable about what comes after a positive pregnancy test, so you’re not alone. Whether you’ve been trying to conceive or this was a total surprise, there are some important things to know about what comes …