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RVA summer pregnancy survival tips

For most of us, RVA in the summer is uncomfortable due to the high heat and humidity. But if you’re pregnant, the mere thought of venturing out may make you […]

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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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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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Seasonal Flu Vaccine Now Available

While we have just started to enjoy autumn in Virginia, it’s important that we take steps now to protect ourselves from what is just around the corner: flu season. Our […]

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The Tdap Vaccine: Frequently Asked Questions

Please note: this post was originally posted on January 8, 2013. It has been updated with new guidelines on May 28, 2013. If you are currently pregnant, Virginia Women’s Center […]

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Prenatal Vitamins: Essentials for Moms-to-be and Their Babies

While a healthy diet is always the best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need, prenatal vitamins are recommended if you are planning pregnancy or if you are […]

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The Tdap Vaccine: Frequently Asked Questions

Please note: this post has been updated with new guidelines.  Read the revised version here. If you will be attempting pregnancy, are currently pregnant or breastfeeding, Virginia Women’s Center recommends […]

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