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Theresa Holland, BS, BSN, IBCLC, ICCE Perinatal Education and Lactation Services Coordinator Riverview Health Maternity Center Are you thinking about starting a family? Are you pregnant now? Here are some key questions you should ask about maternity leave at your workplace. First, know that maternity leave differs greatly among companies. Never assume that your maternity […]
By Dr. Polly Trainor Riverview Health Physicians OB/GYN Headache. Anxiety. Breast tenderness. Weight gain. If you suffer from symptoms like these around your monthly period, here’s what you should know. First, know that you’re not alone. About 85 percent of women suffer from PMS, which occurs during the week or two before their periods begin. […]
Sonal Ravichandran, MD Riverview Health Physicians Westfield Medial Stress can cause health problems when your mind doesn’t give the “all-clear” sign and your body’s alarms last for far too long. Sound like you? Read on. Relationship problems, the death of a loved one, moving into a new home—even being late for work. These are all […]
Shawna Reed Exercise Specialist at Riverview Health Rehab & Fitness When it comes to doing weight-bearing exercise now, your future self will thank you more than you know. Here’s why: Weight-bearing exercise not only helps you look good in your favorite sleeveless shirts and dresses, it also provides important health benefits to women at every […]