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Is Having a Miscarriage Preventable?

One of the first questions patients who’ve experienced a miscarriage ask during a follow-up appointment with our office is, “Did I do something wrong?”  It’s a heartbreaking question and one that is very common among women who’ve miscarried. We also know that it can be a private thought, one that is presented as a small

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The Importance of Mental Health in Female Wellness

Any conversation on wellness that does not include mental wellness is incomplete. Mental health impacts our relationships with ourselves & others, our physical health, and our ability to manage day-to-day responsibilities. In other words, without a healthy mind, many aspects of life can become extremely difficult to sustain. Like physical health, mental wellness is not

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Women and World Mental Health Day

In general, mental health is not regarded as seriously as it should be. For many, their mental health tends to take a back seat. October 10th is World Mental Health Day, which provides us with a natural moment to reflect on mental health and provide strategies to help those who are struggling. As an OB/GYN

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August is Summer Sun Safety Month

A healthy amount of sunshine is essential to our wellbeing; spending time in the sun has proven to boost the immune system, lift moods, and result in better sleep. However, without taking the proper precautions, getting your daily dose of sunshine can also put you at risk of skin and eye damage, and dehydration. Luckily,

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The Top Three Vitamins for Female Health

From an early age, we’re told to take our vitamins because “they’re good for us,” and the discussion usually stops there. However, here at PGOMG, we believe specific information tailored to your individual needs is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. So let’s continue the conversation by discussing which vitamins are a must, and how

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Your Women’s Wellness Checklist for 2021

With 2021 on the horizon, more women than ever before are looking to the new year with resolutions of being healthier. Although maintaining our health has always been considered important in the abstract sense, most New Year’s resolutions are unintentionally forgotten or ignored as the month of January rolls on. However, because of the COVID-19

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Bladder Health Awareness Month: Tips for a Healthy Bladder

Of all our organs, the bladder is definitely one of the unsung heroes of the human body. Even though many women don’t really think about it too often, this muscular, hollow organ is a really important component of our body’s urinary system. Because November is Bladder Health Awareness Month, we have a chance to celebrate

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How to Be an Advocate During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the past several decades, survivors, healthcare professionals, researchers, and supporters have brought their voices together to drown out the silence that once surrounded breast cancer. In 1985, the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical Industries (now part of AstraZeneca, an oncology drug manufacturing company) joined forces in establishing October as

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National Breastfeeding Month: Facts About Breastfeeding

Even though breastfeeding is the most natural feeding process, mothers are often faced with both a number of challenges arising from it and misconceptions about it. For National Breastfeeding Month, which occurs every August, we’re going over some interesting and helpful facts about breastfeeding. Health Benefits of Breastfeeding Studies show that breastfeeding provides many short-

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Staying Safe in the Sun for UV Safety Month

For many people, one of the most beloved summertime activities is the simple act of going outside and enjoying the nice weather. It’s no secret that hanging out in the sun often makes us feel happier and healthier. In fact, taking in small daily amounts of sunshine has been proven to boost our mood, enhance

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