Is it ok to drink while pregnant?

By Wanda Crosby, R.N., C.C.E, VP of Medical Services I’ve heard that you can’t drink while you are pregnant, why is that? Alcohol is a teratogen which is a substance known to be harmful to human development. The alcohol that you drink passes through the placenta to the baby so when you drink your baby […]

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

By Wanda Crosby, R.N., C.C.E, VP of Medical Services  Part 2: Effects to Mom This is the second in a 2-part series discussing marijuana use during pregnancy.  If you have not read the first blog about how it effects the baby in the womb, we encourage you to read it here: In today’s blog we’ll talk […]

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

By Wanda Crosby, R.N., C.C.E, VP of Medical Services Part 1: Effects to Baby In healthcare, new medications, treatments, and processes are always developing.  This reality makes it important to understand the facts behind new practices so that you can make the best decision when it comes to taking care of your body.  Currently, healthcare […]

What you need to know about cervical health

Who really wants to talk about cervical health? None of us really want to address this uncomfortable topic, but it is estimated that 12,000 women in the U.S. get cervical cancer every year. With those staggering statistics, it is up to us to seek the education necessary to help us make lifelong, healthy decisions. Knowledge […]

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6 Steps to Banish Stress

Stress. We start our day with it. We end our day with it. And if you’re like me, swim in a pool of it all day long. Let’s face it, the lives we’ve created for ourselves are full of things that stress us out. What we may not see right at the start of our stress ridden lives is […]