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STAY TRUE TO YOU WITH VITATRUE™ VEGAN AND KOSHER CERTIFIED PRENATAL VITAMINS

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Looking for a prescription prenatal vitamin that makes it easy for you to stay true to your vegan or kosher lifestyle? vitaTrue only uses Plant Pure Omega-3, vegan-friendly vitamin D2 and does not contain any animal products or by-products.

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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH – WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Dr. Michael C. Bartfield, M.D., F.A.C.OG.

During this year’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, I advise you to please take time to check whether you, a relative, or a friend is due for Pap testing. In general, testing for most women starts at 21 years of age and, if results remain normal, is repeated every three years until 30 years old.  Afterward, it may be repeated every five years through age 65.

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4 WAYS TO HELP STRENGTHEN YOUR IMMUNITY DURING PREGNANCY

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Your immune system is amazing. It protects your body from the millions of microbes, bacteria, viruses, parasites, and more that want to invade it every day. Keeping your immune system strong is important, especially now that you are pregnant. Following are four ways to fortify your immunity and keep it in top form to protect you and your baby!

 

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HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT VEGAN PRENATAL VITAMIN FOR YOU!

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It's about what's important to you when choosing a quality, vegan prenatal vitamin and you don't have to compromise. You've done your research, talked with your healthcare provider, your family and your friends - everyone seems to have an opinion or no opinion at all. Search for what you want and don't want.

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5 TIPS ON HOW TO GET PREGNANT

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You and your partner have decided to start a family – congratulations! Below are five tips that may help make the conception process go a bit smoother.   

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CRAMPS DURING EARLY PREGNANCY

Dr. Michael C. Bartfield, M.D., F.A.C.OG.

One of the more frequent calls and panic-filled moments for many women involves pelvic discomfort during the first weeks of pregnancy. For most, early cramping is a normal process that takes place as the blastocyst establishes itself within the uterine lining, along with the growth and stretching of the uterine muscle and supportive structures (ligaments) that hold the uterus and cervix in place. For others, it could be a sign of an early miscarriage or an abnormally implanted pregnancy.

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YOUR 5 SENSES DURING PREGNANCY

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Your five senses may seem to shift into overdrive during pregnancy. Foods you love may start to taste funny, certain smells may get smellier, you may get touchy about being touched – you get the idea. This shift is due in part to hormonal changes, most notably, the hormone estrogen. Following are some of the more common changes that may occur with each of your five senses. As always, check with your healthcare provider if you are concerned with these or other changes you experience.

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COMMON DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS DURING PREGNANCY

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As you probably know by now, pregnancy changes your body in a number of ways. One way you may not have expected is how thrown off your digestive system can become. Following are the most common digestive problems women experience during pregnancy.

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5 TOP PREGNANCY MYTHS EXPOSED

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You are doing tons of research about what you should and should not do while pregnant. You are also getting lots of advice from well-meaning family, friends, and acquaintances. With so much information coming your way, how do you know what is fact and what is fiction? We compiled a list of five common pregnancy myths to see what the experts say.

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VAGINAL DISCHARGE DURING PREGNANCY

Dr. Michael C. Bartfield, M.D., F.A.C.OG.

Many women notice a change in the quality and amount of the vaginal discharge that they have during pregnancy. Having a discussion, as well as an examination, with your healthcare provider is always recommended in this situation.

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