Updates from Women’s HealthFirst

Eating For Two: Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

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September 8, 2011

When you're pregnant, what you eat and drink significantly impacts the health of your child, now and possibly forever. From your first prenatal visit with your obstetrician, you'll hear all about what you should be eating and drinking during pregnancy. But when it comes to what about foods to avoid, conventional wisdom flip-flops from year ... read more


Stillbirths: Declining, But No Less Devastating

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August 28, 2011

For most women, the pain and discomfort of childbirth is overshadowed by the joy of finally getting to hold their precious, blanket-swaddled newborn in their arms for the first time. But not every woman is so lucky. Despite the technological advancements now available to monitor fetal development and well-being, the New York Times reports that ... read more


Dietary Tips from the American Dietetic Association

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August 19, 2011

CalciumOur bodies use calcium to build and maintain strong bones and teeth. Learn More » Vitamin DVitamin D is important to bone health. It helps your body absorb calcium, which helps build healthy bones. Learn More » ProteinProtein is one of the three main building blocks of food, along with carbohydrate and fat. Learn More ... read more


To Know Or Not To Know? New Blood Test Can Tell Fetus’s Sex At Just 7 Weeks

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August 17, 2011

Newly expectant parents can now start picking out colors for the new baby room earlier than previously thought possible, thanks to a new, surprisingly accurate blood test that can determine the sex of a fetus only seven weeks into pregnancy. According to the August 10th issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a ... read more


The Truth About Women & Postpartum Depression

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August 4, 2011

Becoming a new mother can be a wonderful, exciting experience, but it can also be a daunting one. While childbirth is typically a joyous occasion, it is not uncommon for new mothers to experience some slight mood swings or anxiety when they first arrive home with their new baby. Commonly known as the "baby blues," ... read more


Kesha and Hemal Patel with New Son Krish

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July 24, 2011

Born June 30, 2011; Delivered by Dr Eisenberg ... read more


40 Is The New 30: Preserving Your Fertility

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July 23, 2011

It is no secret that women spend significant amounts of time and energy trying to block conception, with a variety of different contraceptives readily available, but for those thinking about getting pregnant later in life, extending your reproductive abilities can seem like a daunting task. Everywhere you look, there’s an article, book, or even a ... read more


The Silent Killer: How Heart Disease Can Sneak Up On Women

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July 13, 2011

Conventional wisdom says that ignorance is bliss, but when it comes to women and heart disease, ignorance may also be deadly. According to cardiothoracic surgeon at Saint John's and president of the American Heart Association of Greater Los Angeles, Dr. Kathy Magliato, “The most common way women present with heart disease is dead, dead on ... read more


Joy and Darren Tanis with Newborn Daughter Olivia Born June 16, 2011

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June 25, 2011

Delivered by Dr Eisenberg ... read more


Amina and Rory Rion with Twin Daughters Celeste & Amy

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June 16, 2011

Born April 7, 2011 Delivered by Dr Eisenberg... read more