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Pregnant during a heatwave? ONE thing this expert says you need to be doing

With temperatures breaking records, the heat can be uncomfortable – especially if you’re pregnant. Dietitian Laura Tilt reveals how to stay hydrated and why it’s key to managing a heatwave Uncomfortable heatwave still going…. Heatwaves can have serious health implications for some. If you are elderly, sick or pregnant be sure to keep an eye… Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Justin Glaze on Katie Thurston’s ‘Bachelorette’ Season

Katie Thurston’s season of The Bachelorette is starting to get to the juicy parts now that everyone who isn’t here for the right reasons got sent TF home! That being said, we’re now down to the final bunch of contestants, meaning that it is definitely time for us to investigate each remaining dude to the… Read More »

Why We Need to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine with Women of Childbearing Age

When we meet with women for perinatal psychiatry consultations, we now ask about vaccinations.  It’s not something we typically do, but after the last year, we are now getting involved in their decisions regarding vaccination against COVID-19.  Just as we counsel women to avoid alcohol and to consistently take their prenatal vitamins, providing information on… Read More »

CDC eases summer camp Covid guidance, says fully vaccinated teens don’t need masks

kali9 | E+ | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its public health guidance for summer camps Friday, saying fully vaccinated teens don’t need to wear face masks. On Wednesday, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky told House lawmakers that the agency was revising its public health guidance for summer camps to… Read More »

Meditation & Why You Need It

If you’re like most women, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Your mind is always racing with how you will complete your To-Do list. You don’t have a second for yourself, let alone time to meditate! Maybe you’ve thought meditation is too boring or too new age spiritual. You’d rather spend your time reaping… Read More »

Preeclampsia: Everything You Need to Know about This High-Risk Pregnancy Complication

Although it’s relatively uncommon, affecting just 3.4 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. each year, preeclampsia is a complication that can have serious long-term health effects for mom and baby. The condition is characterized primarily by higher-than-normal blood pressure during pregnancy, and may also involve elevated levels of protein in urine and a decrease in… Read More »