Posts From February, 2012

Flu Shots During Pregnancy May Be Beneficial To Babies

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February 22, 2012

According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), vaccinating pregnant women against the influenza virus appears to have a significant positive effect on birth weight in babies. The study, part of the Mother'sGift project on the safety and effectiveness of pneumococcal and influenza vaccines in pregnant women, examined 340 healthy ... read more


New Study Finds C-Section Delivery Not Always Best For Small Babies

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February 13, 2012

Contrary to coventional wisdom, Cesarean sections are no safer than vaginal delivery for infants who are born early or who are small for their age, according to a new study by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. In fact, C-sections might actually lead to a greater risk of respiratory problems and other complications in these infants, ... read more


Women's HealthFirst Congratulates Elizabeth Mlynarczyk, MD on Becoming Board Certified

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February 8, 2012

The physicians and staff at Women's HealthFirst would like to congratulate Elizabeth Mlynarczyk, MD for passing her oral boards and becoming a board certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist. Being Board Certified instills patient confidence and connotes state-of-the-art professional knowledge.  Dr. Mlynarczyk has practiced with Women’s HealthFirst for the past  2 1/2 years and has helped make it one of the ... read more


Women's HealthFirst Congratulates Dr. Eisenberg and Dr. Szela For Specialty Board Recertification

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February 8, 2012

Drs. Eisenberg and Szela have recertified with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) for the year 2011.  Being Board Certified instills patient confidence and connotes state-of-the-art professional knowledge.  Dr. Eisenberg's and Dr. Szela's tenures with Women's HealthFirst have  made it one of the most established and highly regarded Practices in the Northwest Suburban ... read more


Caffeine May Alter Women's Estrogen Levels, Study Says

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February 8, 2012

A new study of reporductive-age women by the National Institutes of Health reveals some surprising information when it comes to women and caffeine consumption. Turns out that daily dose of caffeine may affect more than just your energy levels, depending on your race, that is. While caffeine alters estrogen levels, it appears to have different ... read more