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High Risk for Breast Cancer? Here’s What You Can Do.

When you come to Virginia Women’s Center for a mammogram, you get much so much more than just breast cancer screening. You get an expert medical team dedicated to learning […]

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Breast Changes and When to Call Your Health Care Provider

Women’s breasts are always changing, often in response to hormonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. While many of these changes are normal, problems can […]

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Flu Vaccination and Pregnancy

In light of the press surrounding a new study regarding flu vaccination and pregnancy, Virginia Women’s Center would like to share that the CDC and the American College of Obstetricians and […]

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Virginia Women’s Center Midwifery Program Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Please Wish us a Happy Birthday, or Join our Party! The Midwifery program at Virginia Women’s Center in the West End recently celebrated its first year anniversary. Our first birthday […]

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Heading out of Richmond? Here are some tips for traveling—safely—when you’re pregnant.

Traveling when you’re  pregnant—whether by plane, train, boat or automobile—can be tricky. But with careful planning and preparation, there’s no need to sit home.  By following these tips you can […]

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Preparing for College: The Five Hs You Need to Know.

So you’re going to college—that’s awesome! Overwhelming AND awesome, we should say. As you’re rushing around looking for extra-long sheets and shoe organizers, make time for one last checkup at […]

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Teen Development: What’s Normal, Anyway?

Dr. Amie Miklavcic’s first experience visiting the gynecologist as a young teenager was frightening and confusing. “I remember holding the nurse’s hand and saying, ‘Is it almost over?’” But the […]

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Prenatal Yoga Classes at VWC Short Pump!

Prenatal yoga is a great way to learn to relax and stay fit. It teaches you how to breathe deeply and consciously relax along with stretching and strengthening exercises—which can help […]

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Dr. Tovia Smith: Four Lessons for a Doctor— As featured in the Richmond-Times Dispatch Discover Richmond

VWC’s Dr. Tovia Smith is featured in the June/July issue of the Richmond-Times Dispatch Discover Richmond.  http://www.ric—hmond.com/discover-richmond/a-young-doctor-shares-four-lessons-she-has-learned/article_1b047348-a924-5507-922e-2007971da9d7.html

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The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Large uterine fibroids can be a debilitating condition, causing intense pain, heavy bleeding and abdominal swelling. Many women with large fibroids think open surgery is the only solution. But as […]

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One very brave superhero continues his fight. And, we’re honored to support another blood drive in his name.

Virginia Women’s Center is proud to support another Team Callen Blood Drive in support of Dr. Katie Tyson’s son, Callen. As Callen continues to fight his battle with leukemia, please […]

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Birth Control Recall—Mibelas™ 24 Fe

On May 25, Lupin recalled one lot of Mibelas™ 24 Fe due to a report of a packaging error.  If you have an affected pack, it could leave you without adequate […]

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