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Health Screenings Every Woman Must Have in Her Lifetime: Part Two

Having the recommended screenings through the course of your life can help you to remain healthy and worry-free. As a woman, your health depends on a number of factors: healthy eating habits, regular exercise, and managing stress, among others. You should also have routine health screenings for women, so any potential health problems can be identified early. Health screenings make managing your health easier, simpler, and safer.

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Health Screenings Every Woman Should Have in Her Lifetime: Part One

There are plenty of screenings out there, so which ones should you have? Here, we have answers. As part one of our two-part series, we are addressing three important screenings for you to get when you visit your gynecologist in Little Rock. Your doctor will offer you health screenings for women, so any potential health problems can be identified early.

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Pregnancy Myths: Part Two

We know, there are a lot of pregnancy myths out there, and you should not believe everything that you hear—get the facts as we bust these five myths.  The myths in part one of this two-part blog post have been debunked; but do you know about the truth behind the following pregnancy myths? Take a look and see if you know the facts about pregnancy and your health! Then, if you have questions about pregnancy, contact your OB/GYN in Little Rock for informed answers and medical advice. Now, here are the last five pregnancy myths and facts in our series. Myth 6: Having sexual intercourse will injure your fetus. If you have a normal, low-risk pregnancy, having sex while you are pregnant doesn’t physically hurt your fetus. The amniotic sac and uterine muscles protect the fetus very well. And, a thick membrane of mucus seals off the cervix. Some women… Read More

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Pregnancy Myths: Part One

Knowing the common myths surrounding pregnancy can help you discover what is right for you and your baby. Much of what people believe about pregnancy is based on old rumors. Fortunately, modern medical research exposes many of the most significant pregnancy myths and facts. Some pregnancy myths are amusing, but others may cause needless worries, and yet others can lead to bad choices that risk fetal health as well as pregnant women’s health. Fortunately, findings from modern fetal research inform us about the realities of pregnancy. The following information is provided to help you dismiss myths about pregnancy and be prepared with facts. Myth 1:  A normal pregnancy is nine months. The term of pregnancy varies by up to five weeks less or more than the generally recognized nine-month mark. A normal term of pregnancy  is 37-41 weeks. The median length of pregnancy is 38 weeks and 2 days, and only… Read More

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