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Blog Category: Women’s Health

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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
The Benefits of Breastfeeding
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Learn the benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby, plus tips on successful nursing.
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Women’s Health - 3 Min Read
10 Things to Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant
You’re pregnant. Once you’ve processed that fact, one question probably jumped straight to the top of your mind: Now what? Put these steps at the top of your pregnancy to-do list.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Pelvic Procedures Can Transform Life at Any Age
“If something is going on that is uncomfortable or causing you inconvenience, have it checked. I learned there are many pelvic treatments, with some people only needing exercises and physical therapy. A lot of women think ‘what difference does it make at my age,’ but this really can change your life.”
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Back to Aerobics and More after a Pelvic Procedure
When Candace began experiencing the symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse, she did her best to ignore them. She waited a year before going to the doctor about the problem and all that time, it became harder to live with the condition. A procedure with urogynecologist Julie LaCombe, MD, with Overlake Clinics Pelvic Health ultimately resolved the problem, making it possible for Candace to return to the activities she loves.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Raising a Glass to Successful Pelvic Surgery
When Marie learned she had a slight pelvic organ prolapse, a lack of symptoms for several years made it easy to live with the condition as she continued her busy lifestyle. But then Marie experienced a protrusion that was impossible to ignore. Surgery with Overlake Clinics Pelvic Health allowed her to return to the work she loves.
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Women’s Health - 1 Min Read
Using Nitrous Oxide for Pain Relief During Childbirth
There are a variety of pain relief options available during childbirth, but did you know laughing gas is one of them? Learn the benefits of using this odorless, tasteless gas to manage pain during labor.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
How Optimism, Support and Expert Care Helped Kathy Through Treatment
Mother of two and global program manager at Microsoft, Kathy Vanichkorn, now 41, was on a business trip to Florida when she discovered a lump in her breast during a self-exam. An otherwise healthy woman, Kathy was shocked when she was diagnosed with an invasive form of breast cancer.
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Women’s Health - 2 Min Read
Routine Mammograms Save Lives
Routine screenings are essential to maintaining breast health, preventing disease, and receiving early diagnosis and treatment. However, recent studies have shown a drastic decrease in mammograms due to the pandemic. Thankfully, Kathryn Hammer, 54, knew she was at high risk for breast cancer and did not postpone her mammogram because of COVID-19.
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Women’s Health - 1 Min Read
The Pregnancy Test Is Positive; Congratulations!
Congratulations, you’re pregnant! While you may have already contacted your obstetrician’s office to begin regular prenatal appointments, many expectant parents have questions about the first trimester before that appointment.