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Pregnancy 101

Pregnancy does crazy things to your body. It is also a time filled with some new and unusual concerns. This article address some of those concerns. Bleeding Many women experience spotting during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Typically, spotting …

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Postpartum Instructions

This information is intended to help you after your delivery. Please remember to feel free to call our office at any time with questions that you might have after reading this information. We also welcome any comments or suggestions regarding …

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Preparing for Your OB/GYN Surgery

Prior to Your Surgery Smoking If you smoke, you should stop before your operation. Any period of nonsmoking helps, but to get the most benefit you should quit for at least two weeks before surgery. Quitting or cutting down on …

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Medications Safe for Use in Pregnancy

The following medications have been taken during pregnancy and have not been shown to cause birth defects. Even so, we recommend not using any medication unless necessary. If you take a medication routinely for a medical problem and are unsure …

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Common Ailments of Pregnancy

Aches and pains Tylenol, Extra Strength Tylenol, or any product that Tylenol makes (Tylenol PM, Tylenol Cold and Sinus, etc.) is safe. Avoid any medicines containing aspirin (Bayer, Excedrin, BC, or Goody Powder) or anti-inflammatory medicines (ibuprofen, naprosyn, Aleve, Nuprin, …

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