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Our providers are accepting Telemedicine visits and are happy to accommodate you with any concerns. Please call the office if you are interested in a telemedicine appointment. We may also be contacting you to change your scheduled appointment to a telemedicine appointment if appropriate. Providers have set aside this time to listen and to address your concerns. We respectfully ask that you contact the office if you need to cancel or reschedule your telemedicine or office visit 24 hours prior to your appointment.
South Shore Women’s Health’s Policy Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID19)
The safety and health of our patients, staff and community will always be our first priority. At this time, South Shore Women’s Health continues to ensure every effort to minimize exposure and reduce transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID19). It is important to stay home if you are sick to prevent spreading the virus. Read the rest of this entry »
There is good news and bad news concerning morning sickness. If you are suffering with it right now, the good news is doctors believe it’s a sign that the placenta is growing normally. The bad news, according to the Cleveland Clinic, is that although 70% of pregnant women get it early in the first trimester, the cause is not totally known. Whatever is causing it, here are some tips for how to alleviate first trimester nausea symptoms.
The flu is more likely to cause a serious illness in a pregnant woman than someone the same age who is not pregnant. That is but one reason to get the vaccine. Should you get the flu shot during pregnancy? Absolutely!
South Shore Women’s Health in Weymouth, Plymouth and Whitman will be closed for the holiday on Monday 10/11/21. We will reopen 8:30am on Tuesday 10/12/21. We hope all of you have a wonderful weekend!
A monthly breast self-exam is another tool women have in conjunction with annual mammograms to find cancers early and improve survival rates. You use your hands and eyes to detect any changes in the look and feel of your breasts. Not a replacement for annual mammograms, it is still valuable to be familiar with the normal consistencies of your breast. When cancer is detected early, the chances of survival are much improved. Let us go through how to perform a monthly breast exam.
There have always been old wives tales about pregnancy and most likely you have heard a few.
Carrying your baby high means you’re having a girl. Carrying low, obviously it must be a boy. Let’s not forget having heartburn, which means your baby will have lots of hair.
These silly predictions are all in good fun, but there are some more serious pregnancy myths. Let’s talk about 7 pregnancy myths, debunked.
Pap smears, also known as Pap tests, help to identify suspicious cells in your cervix that could signal a precancerous condition.
The importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy cannot be overstated. Studies show that there are less complications when moms-to-be eat a healthy diet before and during pregnancy. With that in mind, let’s look at what is considered a healthy diet and how it can help.
Surprise, you’re pregnant! If this truly is a surprise, stay calm, talk with your partner and consider all your options. The truth is no one can tell you exactly what to do after you get a positive pregnancy test. You might be thrilled to begin or increase your family, be upset because it’s a surprise and it’s not part of your plans, or you may have emotions somewhere in between. However you react, here are some guidelines.
You have just found out you are pregnant, and you are overwhelmed with excitement. There are so many things to do and plan for, but first things first. That means schedule your first prenatal visit with South Shore Women’s Health! To help you prepare for that all important visit, here are some pertinent topics to discuss during your first prenatal visit.