You’ve decided you’d like to have a baby. Congratulations! This is an exciting time that may also raise a number of questions for you, especially if you haven’t been pregnant before. Deciding when you’re ready for a baby is a very personal choice. The timing is different for everyone, whether it’s your first pregnancy or […]
Are your hormones to blame when you’re not feeling like yourself? Discover which of your symptoms might (or might not) be caused by hormone imbalances and what you can do about it.
Are you having irregular periods in your 40s? Is it perimenopause or something else? Learn what perimenopause is, what it feels like, and how you can treat the symptoms.
Do your food cravings mean anything? Why can’t you eat your favorite deli sandwich anymore? Are you following the right pregnancy diet? Dr. Sarah Yanke dishes out the latest food and nutrition advice for pregnant women.
You can—and should—stay active while you’re pregnant. Exercising during pregnancy has many wonderful benefits for you and your baby. It’s important to stay safe while you exercise. Discover the safest and best exercises for pregnancy, and which ones you should avoid.
One of the best ways to prepare for breastfeeding is to educate yourself before your baby arrives. Read these helpful breastfeeding tips for new moms so you can feel confident when your little one arrives!
Madison Women’s Health embraces the movement by Black Lives Matter to address social injustice and racism. To that end, we also wish to support two local organizations who directly address the social and medical inequities of health in Black Mothers and Babies, and will be making donations to support the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness […]
Your weight before and during pregnancy plays a large role in your health and your baby’s health. This is a great time to make positive changes that can stay with you forever! Learn how much weight you should gain to be healthy, how you should gain this weight, and how quickly you can expect to lose it after your baby is born.
When you want to take charge of your fertility and family planning, you have a lot of options. But how do you know which birth control is best?
The best birth control choice differs for everyone. It depends on your own health history and what you’re looking for in a contraceptive.
We have now started a Facebook Prenatal Support Group Page, facilitated by our Midwife Leslie Smith and we will have a virtual meeting on Friday. You will need to ask to join the Prenatal Support Group on Facebook. Leslie will facilitate our first zoom meeting tomorrow, Friday, April 17th, at 1 pm for those in […]