Blog

August 21, 2018

Stress and conception, is there a link?

 
It’s not always easy to “just relax and let it happen.”
 
Our minds and bodies can be negatively affected by stress and believe it or not, so can the chances of becoming pregnant. We live in a fast-paced society, driven by...
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August 15, 2018

First generation breastfeeder

 
Breastfeeding, it’s nothing new. It was Hera’s breastmilk that made Hercules invincible. Where did babies get milk from in the...
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August 7, 2018

Family can help breastfeeding success

 
Do you have a family member ready to deliver or in the early weeks of breastfeeding? It takes careful time and energy to get breastfeeding off to a healthy start and it isn’t all up to mom. True, she makes the milk, but there are ways the family can help support the...
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August 2, 2018

Foundation for a Healthy Newborn – Mother’s Milk

 
The development of the immune system from fetus to neonate is a very complex yet perfectly designed process. Vaginal deliveries help baby to develop a healthy microflora by passing through the birth canal and receiving natural probiotics during that journey. Human milk for...
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July 30, 2018

What to consider when you’re trying to conceive

 
Are you thinking about trying to get pregnant? Congratulations! Preparing you and your partner’s bodies for pregnancy are important factors in pre-pregnancy planning. 
 
When you and your partner decide that you are ready to start a...
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July 25, 2018

Pregnant or think you might be? We’re here to help!

 
Why see a health care provider early in pregnancy?
 
Give you and your baby the best start by seeing a health care provider early. Prenatal care is the care you receive during pregnancy, and a healthy pregnancy is the best way to...
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July 23, 2018

Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke

 
Developing a heat-related illness is one of the biggest summer health hazards. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. The main cause of any heat-related illness is your body...
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July 18, 2018

Survive a Summer Pregnancy

 
A summer pregnancy in Albuquerque may not always be the easiest. We understand that you may be feeling uncomfortable, agitated and overheated. Your body is working overtime to cool down and the 100-degree dry heat doesn’t help. Because of these factors, it is important...
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July 2, 2018

Choosing a Maternal Care Provider

 
It’s decision time! Once the exciting news of your pregnancy sets in, it's time to consider who you want to help care for you and your baby throughout your pregnancy journey. Every woman deserves a safe and satisfying birth experience and taking time early in your...
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June 28, 2018

IVF from a Dad’s Perspective

 
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an intricate sequence of procedures used to aid in the conception of a child when a couple is experiencing infertility, illness or genetic concerns.
 
In very generic terms, during IVF, mature eggs are harvested from...
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