Cerene® Treatment Helps Women Suffering from Heavy Periods

In the U.S., around 10 million—or about 1 in 5 women—suffer from heavy periods. This can lead to a decreased quality of life, loss of productivity, and increased healthcare costs. However, with more than a third of women seeking care for the condition each year, please know that you are not alone, and there are […]

What to Know About the New Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a new federal law that, starting June 27, 2023, requires covered employers to provide “reasonable accommodations” to a qualified worker’s known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, unless the accommodation will cause the employer an “undue hardship.” “Covered employers” include private and public sector employers […]

North Florida Women’s Care is Now in Perry!

Doctors’ Memorial Hospital and North Florida Women’s Care held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, July 18, to celebrate the opening of Taylor County’s new gynecology clinic. Beginning July 18, Dr. Amy Haddock of North Florida Women’s Care will now travel to Perry to provide gynecology services at Doctors’ Memorial Hospital select days each month. “I’ve […]

Black Maternal Health

Black Maternal Health Week is recognized each year from April 11 – 17, to bring attention and action. The goal is to prevent pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity. Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than white women. As their family, friends and caregivers, we can all help. It’s vital to listen to […]

Cancel Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Early detection makes the difference! Annually, about 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the U.S. This number doesn’t need to be so high. Two things you can do to protect yourself are: Vaccinate Early Cervical cancer is linked to HPV (human papillomavirus) infection. The […]

Holiday Health

Throwing parties, cleaning, shopping, cooking, hosting friends and family, attending events for work, school, clubs and churches… the holidays are a busy time. While some people thrive on the festivities, others may feel overwhelmed and exhausted. During this bustle of activity, it’s important to prioritize your health and destress when you can. Here are a […]

‘Tis the (Flu) Season

‘Tis the (flu) season! Peak flu activity occurs in December and February. That perfectly aligns with Dec. 5-9, 2022, being Influenza Vaccination Week. Speak with us about receiving your shot at your next appointment.  According to the CDC, peak flu activity is in December and February. What we call “flu season” runs from October until mid-spring. (Although, seasonal […]

How to Be Pregnant in a Hurricane

Brace yourselves, soon-to-be moms. Hurricane season isn’t over yet. Preparation isn’t as easy-breezy when you’re pregnant; however, with a few extra precautions, you can weather storms safely. Pack prescriptions and prenatal vitamins. Keep a list of your medications and vitamins. If possible, carry a two-week supply in the original bottles, sealed within a plastic bag. […]

How to Breastfeed in a Hurricane

You’ve weathered large storms in the past, maybe even a hurricane, but now you have new baby in the mix. Hurricane preparedness for parents of infants requires a few extra steps. Breastfeeding is the safest method for feeding your baby if you experience power outages, as it doesn’t require refrigeration or clean water for rinsing bottles. Keep in mind these […]

4 Benefits of Breastfeeding for Babies

We won’t sugarcoat it: breastfeeding is not always as easy as it looks. While it is a breeze for some moms, it can be a difficult and frustrating venture for others. Breastfeeding moms deserve lots of support and appreciation! It is often an act of love, which they undertake because breastmilk is the best source […]