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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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I Called the Midwife and She Answered Because She Didn’t Check Her Caller ID First

June 16, 2015 6:41 pm

  Who out there watches “Call the Midwife” on BBC? It’s a hugely popular period show, set in the 1950’s/60’s in London’s East End, about convent-trained nurse […]

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Eating Your Placenta: Are There Any Maternal Health Benefits?

June 10, 2015 8:26 pm

(The placenta, or “afterbirth,” is an organ that forms inside the mother’s uterus along with the baby, and connects the baby by the umbilical cord to […]

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May is Postpartum Depression Awareness Month

May 27, 2015 6:45 pm

  This year, the state of Michigan officially made May Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. We are encouraging moms (and their loved ones) to speak up when […]

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Pregnant in the Sum-Sum-Summertime

May 20, 2015 6:43 pm

Are you expecting this summer or early fall? Worried about what it will be like to be pregnant all summer? Let’s talk! This article from […]

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