Weight gain during pregnancy: how much is too...

For many pregnant women, the nine months leading up to baby can mean cravings and altered eating habits, which can ultimately lead to uncomfortable...
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6 ways to prevent birth defects

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every 4 ½ minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. That...
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Cold weather car seat safety

During these cold winter months, it can be easy for parents to make a mistake while quickly buckling their children into their car seats....
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The latest on birth control and breast cancer risk

Earlier this week, a study was released indicating that the use of hormonal forms of contraception can increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. We...
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The dangers of alcohol for expecting mothers

There are varying opinions about whether a nursing or expecting mother should consume small amounts of alcohol. How much is too much? Is just a glass...
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Checking it twice

While it’s easy to get wrapped up in the fun and joy of giving during the holiday season, it's incredibly important to keep little ones' safety in...
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Gift Guide for the mother-to-be

Shopping for the mom-to-be on your list can be hard. Fortunately, Brandi Acosta, RN, BSN, Prenatal Education Program Supervisor, Parkview Women's and...
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Moving the needle on our infant mortality rate

In 2015, 613 babies in Indiana died before their first birthday. These statistics are a call to action for our entire community. Thankfully, Parkview...
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52 minutes

This story was bravely shared by patient Rachelle Hart, in honor of SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and in loving memory of her...
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Bereavement services for infant loss

October is SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. While we know nothing can truly mend a heart in a time of such grief, Parkview does offer...
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