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  1. Family Life
    The American Heart Association recommends annual checkups for your own health, and recommended screenings that look out for the health of your heart too! Moms are busy. So busy. We are here, there and everywhere and often in service to others: our children, our partners, our friends and our...
  2. Baby
    Breastfeeding, particularly for extended periods of time, has many health advantages. A new study finds that long-term breastfeeding cuts the risk of postmenopausal hypertension in half. Long-term breastfeeding comes with a host of health benefits for an infant, including improved immunity...
  3. Green Goods
    New research is showing that pregnant women who experience high blood pressure should be aware of the signs and symptoms of stroke after the baby is born. Throughout pregnancy, the woman is the patient. But once the baby is born the primary focus shifts away from mom to the little bundle of...
  4. I'm Pregnant
    I was diagnosed with essential hypertension (high blood pressure with no known cause; I do not smoke, drink, and I'm not overweight; no renal problems, etc) more than 8 years ago. When we decided to start trying to get pregnant in December, I had my OBGYN and PC doctor observe me to see if I...
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