Women’s Health


Women’s Health Articles

Zika and pregnancy: What you need to know

August 27, 2019 by Sally Tanner

The Zika virus is carried by mosquitoes, and you can become infected with the virus by a mosquito bite. Women who are infected with Zika can pass the virus to their babies during pregnancy. Babies who are infected with Zika can suffer serious birth defects, including a condition called Microcephaly. Babies with Microcephaly have smaller […]

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What is kick counting?

August 27, 2019 by Sally Tanner

Kick counting helps a mother monitor her baby’s overall health by tracking her baby’s movements. Kick counting is important even if you have had healthy pregnancies in the past. Benefits of kick counting include: Helps you and your partner bond with your baby. Helps you know the movement patterns and personality of your baby. Helps […]

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Help your baby grow healthy and strong

August 24, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

As a soon to be mom, you want what is best for your baby. You have loved them since the day you knew they were entering your life. Babies are a bundle of joy for any family, but they don’t come with instruction manuals. Tarrant County has a site for all parents to help with […]

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It’s all in your head

August 21, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

Your emotional health and mental health have a big effect on your physical health. When you’re feeling stressed, you may experience high blood pressure, weight gain, and – in pregnancy, even early delivery of your baby (preterm birth). If you spend a little bit of time now, figuring out what helps you reduce the stress […]

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Create a healthy environment

August 21, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

Your environment – and the people around you – can make you and a possible future baby healthy or unhealthy. Using these tips can make your home and work environment safer for everyone. Stay away from toxins Avoid exposure to toxins, hazards, and other atmospheric conditions that can negatively affect your health. Avoid pesticides, cigarette […]

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Build your healthy body

August 21, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

Make your physical health a priority and you will look and feel your best. If or when you decide to have children, these tips can help you stay healthy before, during, and after your pregnancy. This will help your possible baby’s well-being too. Consider all of the options If you are not sure about becoming […]

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