Category: Women’s Health Clinic

Secret Mantra of Successful Breastfeeding
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Secret Mantra of Successful Breastfeeding

Successful Breastfeeding Successful breastfeeding is not something that is learned in one day. To better assist your baby and become successful at breastfeeding you must get comfortable with yourself and understand your baby’s needs . Below are three great tips on to help you become successful at breastfeeding. Listen Your baby Every mom wants her...

5 Ways to Treat Sore Nipples & Breast Pain
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5 Ways to Treat Sore Nipples & Breast Pain

Breast pain, such as suffering from sore nipples, can be caused by breastfeeding. Here are 5 great ways to help relieve your soreness and other pains. #1. Correct Latch If your baby latches on and it hurts, you know something is wrong.Make sure your baby latches onto your breasts correctly every time. The “Correct latch”...

Breastfeeding Benefits Your Baby’s Immune System
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Breastfeeding Benefits Your Baby’s Immune System

Human milk provides virtually all the protein, sugar, and fat your baby needs to be healthy. It also contains many substances that benefit your baby’s immune system. This includes antibodies, immune factors, enzymes, and white blood cells. The substances protect your baby against many diseases and infections while he is breastfeeding and long after he...

Signs and Symptoms of Group B Strep
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Signs and Symptoms of Group B Strep

Strep B Symptoms- Strep B symptoms in newborns and infants include the following: fever. feeding problems. breathing problems. irritability or fussiness. inactivity or limpness. being unable to keep a healthy body temperature. Learn more at Group B Strep International. If you would like more information on Group B Strep or would like to speak with your...

July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month
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July is International Group B Strep Awareness Month

Strep B Awareness July is Strep B awareness month. Because you don’t have enough to worry about when you’re pregnant, July reminds us that Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a dangerous bacterial infection affecting about 1 in every 2,000 babies born in the United States. The bacteria itself is found in one-quarter of healthy women, but the...

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness
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Juvenile Arthritis Awareness

What Is Juvenile Arthritis? Children can get arthritis just like adults. Arthritis is caused by inflammation of the joints. It causes pain, swelling, stiffness, and loss of motion. Juvenile arthritis is the term used to describe arthritis in children. The most common type that children get is juvenile idiopathic arthritis (idiopathic means “from unknown causes”)....