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Feb, 2019

When Do I Start Wearing Maternity Clothes?

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Every woman’s pregnancy journey will be different, but almost all women have a few consistent things they have to deal with. One of those things is dressing for your growing and changing body! With serious changes can come serious…

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prenatal care

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Nov, 2018

4 Tips for Prenatal Care

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Pregnancy can be very exciting - but it can also be a little nerve-wracking! There’s so much to learn and do, it can be overwhelming sometimes. We just want to take good care of ourselves and our babies before the big day, but there’s a lot of information out there. We’d like to help by sharing a few essential, important prenatal care tips that will get you on the right…

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pregnancy nutrition

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Oct, 2018

Pregnancy Nutrition: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

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Pregnancy is a wonderful, exciting, and slightly stressful time for families, especially mothers. It can be overwhelming at times because there are just so many questions and a lot of information out there - what a mother should do,…

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maternity care

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Sep, 2018

What Should I Bring to the Hospital When I Have My Baby?

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You’re having a baby - congratulations! As exciting as pregnancy can be at times, it can also be exhausting, and virtually every expecting mother looks forward to delivery and getting pregnancy over with. That’s completely normal, and it’s also normal - and recommended - to start preparing early for the big day. You may or may not have thought about the day itself in detail in terms of how to…

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ob-gyn

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May, 2018

What to Expect from OB Visits: the Second Trimester

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So, you’re having a baby, and you’re making your way through the first trimester, looking forward to the second trimester and being one step closer to the big day. You’ve powered through the challenges of the first 12 weeks.…

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May, 2018

What to Expect from OB Visits: the First Trimester

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You’re having a baby - we’re so excited for you! It’s going to be a wild but fulfilling ride for you over the next nine months, and nothing during this journey is more important than making sure you and baby are as healthy as possible. That means seeing your OB-GYN often, especially in the all-important first trimester. What can you expect from your OB visits in the first three months…

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Apr, 2018

3 Major Benefits of the All-Important First Hour After Birth

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The first hour after a baby is born - known at RMC as “the golden hour” - is one of the most important and crucial hours during a baby’s transition from the womb to the outside world. This first hour should be a time in which the baby and the mother are left undisturbed so they can bond. There are many benefits to having this first hour after birth -…

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Apr, 2016

Certified Nurse Midwifery Program Welcomed at RMC

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On Sunday, April 24th at 2 pm, Regional Medical Center (RMC) invites the community to attend a free “Meet the Midwife” special event at the Women’s & Children’s Pavilion. The event will include tours of RMC’s fully-equipped natural birthing labor rooms and attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of midwifery and meet Sara Hellwege, CNM, who joins Joshua Johannson, M.D. at Cheaha Women’s Health &…

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