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How Twins Changed My Life

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

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

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

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

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 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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