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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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Why dads are so important

August 22, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

Sometimes it can feel like it’s all about the mom and baby. But as a dad, you’re a very important part of the family, too. If you stay involved, your little boy or girl has a better chance of being healthy, strong and smart. Early on, your attention and support can help your partner have […]

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The role of partnership in pregnancy

August 22, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

Pregnancy and childbirth can seem complicated and confusing for men. The good news is that you don’t have to know all the details. Healthcare providers can help you with that. When you go to the visits, ask questions and learn, just like your partner is doing. Learn How You Can Contribute Each Step of the […]

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Mental health matters

August 22, 2019 by sbadmin-chris

Taking care of your mind is an important step in taking care of your body. Creating a life free from stress and worry might seem impossible, but there are healthy ways to seek serenity and get your head clear. Address your stress Stress at home or work can cause unhealthy weight gain or weight loss. […]

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