Every year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates World Breastfeeding Week. Breastfeeding has been proven to be much healthier for infants, helping them build up resistance toward illnesses while providing them with all the nutrients and vitamins they need to thrive.
While April showers might just bring May flowers, this month celebrates another thing: you! That is, May is Women’s Health Month. Here at Southwest OB/GYN, women’s health is our speciality so we thought it best to shine the light on you by sharing our best advice on key issues that matter to us, and you.
In 1995, a group of doctors with expert knowledge in women’s healthcare and a passion for providing caring service joined together to form Southwest OB/GYN Associates. Now, twenty years later, the group remains true to its foundation of care.
If you’ve spent any amount of time around a group of pregnant women or even with a friend who is expecting, you’ve likely heard the groans of pregnancy body changes. An expanding waistline, enlarging breasts and growing feet are just a few of the noticeable differences.
Seeing your baby for the first time is special and here at Southwest OB/GYN, we know that you want to have a good first look. We are excited to debut our latest edition: our brand-new 3D Ultrasound service for soon-to-be moms!
It is not uncommon for women to experience depression during and after a pregnancy – up to 13% suffer from it. The stresses exerted on the body make all women vulnerable to depression, but some more so than others. Factors such as age, substance abuse, life stresses, family history of depression and lack of support…
These days, the holiday season is much better for women than it was during the time of the first Thanksgiving. Here are 10 things that women won’t need to worry about this holiday season that would have been fresh on their minds back then:
Houston Methodist Childbirth Classes As an expectant parent, you probably have a lot of questions. If you are already a parent, you may be wondering about your growing family. Fortunately, childbirth and breastfeeding educators at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital are here to help, before and after delivery.
With the arrival of warmer clothes and shorter October days comes the anticipation (and dare we say, a bit of anxiousness) of the holiday season. As November and December are the height of the hectic season, that makes October the pre-season…which means it’s time to ‘fall’ into new habits! Did you know that researchers have…
You? You who? Between last month’s back to school activities, adding new staff or managing parental care, it’s no wonder women multi-task themselves into near burnout! As innate managers and caregivers, we can all fall into a certain schedule that leaves no time for Y-O-U. Those commitments filling your calendar squares may be well meaning…