What Is A Pap Smear And Why Do I Need One?

Posted on: 26 September 2019

If you have an appointment with your OB/GYN doctor sometime soon, you may want to brace yourself for the words "you need a pap smear." Whether you have or have not had a pap smear, you may be a little unsure as to what exactly they are.  A pap smear is a routine test that is performed regularly in order to test women for cervical cancer. Pap smears are recommended every 3 years for women who are sexually active and over the age of 21. [Read More]

Should You See The Eye Doctor?

Posted on: 7 May 2019

Are you ready to see the eye doctor? Do you see the optometrist on a regular basis or have you never been to the eye doctor before? Whether you have vision problems already or you have never been to the eye doctor before in your life, there may be reasons to see your vision specialist now. Here are signs you should see your eye doctor. Bring all vision concerns to your optometrist for immediate consideration. [Read More]

Nervous About Pregnancy And Birth? How A Doula Can Help

Posted on: 3 February 2019

If you are expecting your first child, you might feel a certain amount of nervousness about pregnancy and the delivery process. You can do plenty of preparation and research on your own, but having a doula can also help calm your nerves. What can a doula do to help a nervous mom? Keep reading to find out! 1. Doulas can help field the hospital papers and problems.  Your job is to give birth to your baby. [Read More]

Avoiding A Few Common Winter Health Issues

Posted on: 11 October 2018

When the cold weather of the winter months arrives, you will want to be prepared for the various health problems that can be prominent during this time of the year. Fortunately, there are some simple ways that you can help to reduce your risk of suffering from a variety of winter health issues. Know The Warning Signs Of Frostbite When a person suffers frostbite, they can experience intense pain. In extreme instances, individuals may lose appendages as a result of the damage that frostbite can cause. [Read More]