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Beauty Myths for Pregnant Women

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There are plenty of myths out there about what’s safe and what’s not when it comes to your pregnancy beauty routine. As your belly grows, so does the list of things that are apparently harmful to you and your baby. Pedicures, hair dye, and perfumes are just a few of the things that pregnant women […]

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Dr. Lauren Murray Helps Marr Family Deliver Identical Quadruplets During COVID-19

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Miracles are still abundant, even during the COVID-19 pandemic! TODAY recently featured Walnut Hill OBGYN Dr. Lauren Murray, who helped deliver four healthy, identical quadruplets to parents Jenny and Chris Marr on March 15. “The first-time parents were in ‘utter shock’ that they were expecting identical, spontaneous quadruplets. It’s so rare that it’s hard for […]

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Getting Pregnant Over 40

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Over 40 and considering having kids? You aren’t alone. You’ve probably read the statistics: After 35, your fertility levels and hormones begin to drop, leaving you a small chance of getting pregnant the longer you wait. What those statistics don’t consider, however, is something unique to each woman: your biological clock.  There could be many […]

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Best Pregnant Family Activities in Dallas

Pregnancy is a beautiful time for many women, but even the most glowing mother can get a little stir-crazy after a while. You may search for things to do with or without kids, classes designed just for you while you are pregnant or family-friendly fun. Getting out can be understandably difficult when you feel like […]

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How Twins Changed My Life

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Five and a half years ago, Dr. Hampton B. Richards and his wife, Rachel, were blessed with twin boys. Dr. Richards is a second-generation partner of Walnut Hill OBGYN, specializing in high-risk pregnancy, infertility, operative laparoscopy, resolution of heavy periods, operative hysteroscopy, and minimally invasive surgery. Rachel was a Nurse Supervisor in the Neonatal ICU. […]

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National Baby Safety Month: Preventing Falls

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September is National Baby Safety Month. This safety month is an annual campaign sponsored by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Associate (JPMA). Each year’s campaign brings awareness to the safe selection and proper use of baby products to prevent injuries. This year’s focus is all about preventing fall-related injuries. Read these safety tips to help keep […]

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Creative Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy on Facebook

We are suckers when it comes to a good pregnancy announcement on Facebook. Whether it’s creative photos of families, pets or props, we have seen some great pregnancy announcements. We’ve put together a few of our favorites for expecting families. Get creative with your photos Photo Source: http://imgur.com/RfAW53q This photo has had more than 866,000 […]

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Birth Control Options For Your Age Group

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Let us walk you through the many options for birth control tailored specifically to your age group.  Starting with women in their 20s to women over 40, we discuss a variety of options that may work best for your age, lifestyle, and your body.  Your Walnut Hill physician will also help you pick the birth […]

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Zika Virus and Planning Pregnancy

If you are planning on getting pregnant in the near future, it’s important to know how to protect you and your baby from the Zika virus. The Zika virus is typically spread through the bite of an infected mosquito and can cause minor symptoms. However, the real concern arises when a woman who is pregnant contracts […]

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ThermiVA for Incontinence

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Urinary incontinence is something lots of women fear every time they feel a sneeze coming on, cough or laugh. Incontinence also affects women while exercising or while performing any activity that involves jumping or bouncing. Surprisingly, women of all ages can experience incontinence. However, for most women, this normally happens post-pregnancy or during menopause. Incontinence […]

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ThermiVA For Post Pregnancy

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Vaginal Tightening After Giving Birth Women’s bodies go through one of the greatest transformations during pregnancy and delivery. Almost everything changes both physically and emotionally. Women have to go through watching their hips widen, feet grow larger, getting bigger breasts, and having stretched skin. During vaginal birth, some women have a more difficult delivery based […]

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Puberty & Your Daughter

Puberty and your daughter

Puberty is triggered by a small gland at the bottom of your brain called the pituitary gland. As this gland begins releasing hormones, your daughter will start seeing many changes in her body: both physically and emotionally. Puberty typically occurs between the ages of 9 – 14, although this can vary depending on weight, health, […]

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How PCOS Affects Women

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance. Women who suffer from this disorder grow many small cysts on their ovaries causing an imbalance of hormones in the body. These imbalances have a large effect on a woman’s body, from fertility issues and irregular periods, to unwanted […]

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What is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

For years, women have turned to the energy-based treatments offered by ThermiAesthetics to tighten skin, smooth wrinkles, and generally reduce the signs of aging. However, decisions about our appearance tend to be personal ones and none more so than the decision to pursue vaginal rejuvenation. We know that like so many other treatments, vaginal rejuvenation […]

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What Emotions to Expect During Menopause

Emotions during Menopause

If you find yourself on an emotional roller coaster, crying at the drop of a hat, overreacting to almost everything, and feeling like your world is spinning out of control as you experience unexpected highs followed by equally surprising lows —  you are not alone. Unless you have had a hysterectomy, you can expect to […]

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