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Fitness For Two: Best Exercises During Pregnancy

By admin
January 4, 2012

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you need to forfeit your active lifestyle. In fact, regular, moderate physical activity during pregnancy can increase energy, stamina, and help prepare your body for labor. Research shows that healthy women who exercise during pregnancy have less risk of preterm delivery, are less likely to need pain relief, and ... read more

Women's HealthFirst-Schaumburg: Updated Patient Testimonials

By admin
January 1, 2012

Anita Iyer has been my doctor for 4 years now & I absolutely love her. She delivered both of my daughters. She is very understanding, kindhearted, and makes you feel as comfortable as can be. I have been seeing Dr. Eisenberg for many years. He is an excellent, caring doctor. I always know when going ... read more

11 'Super' Foods For New, Breastfeeding Moms

By admin
December 27, 2011

For new mothers, the decision to breastfeed is a very personal matter but it's also one of the most important. Many in the medical community, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), strongly recommend breastfeeding since it reduces your baby's risk of developing asthma or allergies, ... read more

Study Shows Working Mothers Happier, Healthier Than Stay-At-Home Moms

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December 17, 2011

Caring for children often feels like a full-time job, but a new study published in December's Journal of Family Psychology finds that moms who work report feeling happier, healthier, and less depressed than moms who stay at home when their kids are babies and preschoolers. Furthermore, women who worked part-time fared the best, outperforming their ... read more

Women's HealthFirst--Buffalo Grove: Updated Patient Testimonials

By admin
December 12, 2011

"I would like for everyone to know that I go to the Buffalo Grove office; and I have had all great experiences.  Dr. Eisenberg delivered my 9 year old son and had me laughing in the midst of the delivery. I love my doctor and recommend Dr. Eisenberg to everyone!!!" "My experience with Women's HealthFirst ... read more

Simple Steps For Sleeping Well During Pregnancy

By admin
December 8, 2011

Getting a good night's sleep is always an important component of a healthy lifestyle, but an adequate amount of rest becomes even more critical during pregnancy. Pregnancy often brings on all sorts of sleep disturbances including nausea, heartburn, frequent urination, leg cramps, and snoring, plus bad sleeping habits from before you were pregnant can make ... read more

Over Time, Even Low Alcohol Consumption Increases Breast Cancer Risk

By admin
November 17, 2011

Some sobering news for women who drink alcohol. A new study published in the November 2 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association finds that even the regular consumption of a modest amount of alcohol, defined as 3 to 6 glasses of wine per week, increases a woman's risk of breast cancer by ... read more

Teresa Perkins with New Daughter Claire

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November 15, 2011

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Study Shows Newer Birth Control Pills Linked To Higher Risk Of Blood Clots

By admin
November 13, 2011

A new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal adds to the growing pile of evidence that suggests newer types of oral birth control pills carry increased risk of blood clotting and may not be safe for certain groups of women. The study, which followed 329,995 women in Israel, found that the risk ... read more

Does Diet Make A Difference When It Comes To Breast Cancer?

By admin
November 10, 2011

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, what better time to answer the important question, does diet make a difference when it comes to breast cancer? According to registered dieticians Sally Scroggs and Clare McKinley at the University of Texas, the answer is a definitive yes. By maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating ... read more