Let's talk labor pain.It's no secret that childbirth can get pretty intense. Whether or not you plan to use pain medication during labor, it's a good idea to be familiar with the options. Because if we're being honest...childbirth can be unpredictable. Here are a few common options to discuss with your doctor: Epidural Block: With the most common pain management option, you'll lose feeling in the lower half of your body. It eliminates pain, but you won't be able to get out of bed until it wears off. Spinal … [Read more...] about Concerned About Labor Pain? Talk To Your Doctor About Your Options
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Confused about mammogram guidelines? You're not the only one. In fact, there are several medical organizations in the U.S. with differing recommendations on the matter. Your best resource? Your doctor! When to start mammogram screening and how often to do it is ultimately a personal decision, but you should always consult with your doctor about what is best for your particular situation. Here are some things to consider:- Women are encouraged to begin regular mammogram screenings as early as age 40.- Some women may benefit from … [Read more...] about Confused About Mammogram Guidelines? Ask Your Doctor Today.
Summer = time for travel! But flying with young kids can be exhausting. Make your trip a little easier with these top tips! - Skip the layover, if possible. It may cost a little more to fly direct, but your sanity will thank you. - Bring a change of clothes on board for everyone. And we mean EVERYONE. The last thing you want is to be stuck in a slimy t-shirt after your baby has a catastrophic spit-up. - Pack special treats and toys. A new toy or a snack that your toddler only gets on special … [Read more...] about Make Air Travel a Breeze With These Tips