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  1. Green Goods
    Health practitioners consistently monitor a woman's blood pressure during pregnancy. A new study says that we should be paying closer attention to blood pressure before pregnancy. Most women know that high blood pressure during pregnancy is cause for concern. However, for women trying to...
  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
    3,000 years of medicine can not be wrong. An increasing number of women are turning to acupuncture for assistance with common pregnancy discomforts. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient healing system that is rooted in over 3,000 years of history. Unlike Western medicine, TCM aims...
  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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