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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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Why Consider Prenatal Yoga?

By Mary Jo Lowery Yoga, as a practice, has many benefits. Prenatal yoga is especially suited to expectant mothers and can help with the following: Relief from the common discomforts […]

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I was just diagnosed with gestational diabetes. What's next?

What is gestational diabetes? When diabetes starts during pregnancy, it is called gestational diabetes. Women with diabetes (diagnosed before or during pregnancy) need special care during their pregnancies.

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Eating Nutritiously When You’re Expecting

Every mom-to-be wants her baby to be as healthy and strong as possible. Many factors influence the birth of a healthy baby. Some of these, such as genetic traits and […]

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Tips for Easing Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is one of the more widely known pregnancy symptoms as it affects approximately 70 percent of pregnant women. While the name implies that you will only experience symptoms […]

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Getting Your Body Ready to Have a Baby

      Every mother wants her baby to be as healthy and strong as possible. The best way to do that is to start at the very beginning: before […]

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Tips for Getting Good Sleep During Pregnancy

While moms-to-be anticipate getting up several times a night after a new baby arrives, many do not realize that some of the changes that occur during pregnancy can make it […]

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Pregnancy Nutrition Facts: Eat This Fish, Not That

Fish and shellfish are an important part of a healthy diet. They are a great source of protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. However, for women who are nursing, pregnant […]

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Your Third Trimester in Pregnancy

    Congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether you’re a first-time mother-to-be or experienced in pregnancy, our team at Virginia Women’s Center will be with you every step of the way. […]

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