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Keeping Your Baby Safe: Current Health Concerns- Listeria and Zika Virus

January 29, 2016 5:17 pm

You may have seen in the news several new health concerns that affect pregnant women and their babies. Here are recommendations from The American College […]

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Ok, Ladies, Let’s Talk About Periods. Is Yours Normal? Read to Find Out.

January 21, 2016 4:36 pm

  Your period. The Red Menace. The Crimson Tide. Shark Week. On Your Moon. Being On the Rag. The Red Dot Special. Your Course. Aunt […]

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Advice from a Lactation Consultant, Part 3: The Skinny on Skin to Skin Contact

January 13, 2016 3:01 pm

More advice from our friendly lactation consultant, Beth Meeker BSN, RNC, IBCLC. What’s the deal with skin to skin contact between parents and newborns? At […]

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Advice from a Lactation Consultant, Part 2: Be prepared! Work on Latch BEFORE You Hatch

November 30, 2015 6:44 pm

We are again thrilled to have Beth Meeker, BSN, RNC, IBCLC, lactation consultant at Troy Beaumont, providing us advice and insights into breastfeeding. We started […]

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Feeding Your Baby: Advice from a Lactation Consultant. Part 1, An Introduction

November 20, 2015 5:20 pm

In my role as the hospital-based Physician Assistant, I work alongside the doctors and nurse midwives in caring for women in the first few days […]

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The Inside (the belly) Scoop: Compression Stockings

September 28, 2015 5:42 pm

(A model’s rendition of Dr. Heeringa and her beloved compression stockings. Also please note, these beauties are available in men’s sizes, too!)   My Darling, […]

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

September 16, 2015 6:20 pm

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Take the time to read the information below about ovarian cancer and also make sure that you are up […]

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The Inside (the belly) Scoop: Glucose Tolerance Test

September 03, 2015 8:38 pm

Dr. Heeringa is about 25 weeks pregnant right now with her first wee one (actually probably a very tall one). We are all very excited for […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting TODAY: Practical Advice from Your Labor and Delivery Nurses

July 31, 2015 3:44 pm

You have some incredibly caring and experienced nurses working in the Labor and Delivery unit at Troy Beaumont Hospital. I caught up with some of […]

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Me and My Hysterectomy

July 08, 2015 7:33 pm

The uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries-and their associated hormones- can be both friend and foe to women. They have the amazing ability to support a growing human person, […]

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