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Delivering Multiple Options for the Maternal Experience

Delivering Multiple Options for the Maternal Experience

Many women choose a community hospital for a very personal midwife experience and also desire the medical team expertise only available at a hospital.   St Petersburg General Hospital has long been the only hospital provider of obstetrics care in the …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

If you have breast or ovarian cancer in your family, you may want to consider BRCA testing. For some women, breast cancer can be blamed on their genes. After observing patterns of cancer in mothers, daughters, and sisters, researchers discovered …

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

Breast Cancer Awareness: What I Need to Know About BRCA Testing

If you have breast or ovarian cancer in your family, you may want to consider BRCA testing. For some women, breast cancer can be blamed on their genes. After observing patterns of cancer in mothers, daughters, and sisters, researchers discovered …

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Tips for Dad to Support the Breastfeeding Mom

Tips for Dad to Support the Breastfeeding Mom

Avoiding feeling left out with these breastfeeding support tips for fathers. World Breastfeeding Week, celebrated August 1-7, focuses on peer support for new moms nursing their babies. The aim of the awareness event is to provide support so that mothers …

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Summertime Pregnancy Issues

Summertime Pregnancy Issues

Pregnancy presents a few issues and obstacles during the summer months. Learn how to avoid or curb the problems. Most people look forward to the sun and heat of summer. Unless you're pregnant. The summer months bring challenges and changes …

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Mother’s Day Mammogram Special for the Month of May!

Mother’s Day Mammogram Special for the Month of May!

We’re offering special promotional pricing on mammograms for the entire month.  

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5 Advantages of a Midwife

5 Advantages of a Midwife

If your pregnancy is normal and not high-risk, consider using a midwife for delivery and postpartum care. Research shows that women who receive the care of a midwife during labor and after delivery experience benefits such as a decreased risk …

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10 Tips for Breastfeeding Success

10 Tips for Breastfeeding Success

From sore breasts to exhaustion, breastfeeding presents its challenges, but there are ways to get on the right track. Moms and health-care professionals say that good positioning and breast care can prevent many initial problems. Getting the rest, support, and …

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What to Expect from the Midwife Experience

What to Expect from the Midwife Experience

Find out what to expect when you’re expecting, with a midwife. Every woman will have a unique pregnancy and birth experience. Of the many choices you’ll make, one might be that you choose to use a midwife. Since the beginning …

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We’ve Updated our Women’s Services Area!

We’ve Updated our Women’s Services Area!

Our recently renovated Women's Services area cuddles mothers and families alike with warm wood floors, a calming and home-like palette of soft greens and yellows and private rooms with traditional rocking chairs and sofas that pull out to twin bed …

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