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The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant

Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Yeah, that too.


Gift Certificates Now Available for “FUN” Ultrasounds!

Struggling to find a Christmas gift for your expectant friends? Get them a “FUN” ultrasound from Women’s Health Services of Central Virginia!


Benefits of Breastfeeding

Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed. Read these tips to learn about who can breastfeed and what you should know while breastfeeding.


Group B Strep During Pregnancy

In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness.


What you should know about the Zika Virus

While only about 20% of people with the Zika virus experience symptoms, the greater concern about contracting the virus has been the potential link to birth defects.


Epidural Myths Debunked

More than 60 percent of women in America choose to get epidurals however, are still a lot of misconceptions about the procedure. Here are just a few of the myths surrounding epidurals:


High Risk Pregnancy Care

Perinatology is a subspecialty of obstetrics that is concerned with the care of the fetus during high-risk pregnancies. Women who are a higher risk of developing problems or complications during pregnancy are often sent to a perinatologist to ensure the pregnancy is as healthy as possible.


The Facts about Gestational Diabetes

American Diabetes Month takes place every November. Gestational diabetes affects more than 18 percent of pregnant women throughout the country. Though in most cases the condition is only temporary, it’s important to stay informed about the risk factors and life changes that need to happen if you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes.


What You Need In Your Hospital Bag

The time to go to the hospital is finally here! Instead of recreating the moment of panic you see in movies, prepare beforehand for the big moment. One thing to do ahead of time is pack a hospital bag with everything you need. Here are a few necessities, and a couple extra things, you may […]


Five Facts about Twin Pregnancies

Finding out you are having twins is an exciting, but somewhat overwhelming feeling. Many mothers wonder how different twin pregnancies are than singleton pregnancies. Check out these five facts about twin pregnancy that a lot of people don’t know!