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Telemedicine Visits

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

Important COVID-19 Update

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

Pregnancy Exercises

Exercising Safely During Pregnancy

Even if you have never exercised regularly before getting pregnant, it is safe to do so now as long as you follow the guidelines set by South Shore Women’s Health. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recommends 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days. Exercising safely during pregnancy keeps you healthy and actually

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How To Be As Healthy As Possible Before The First OB Appointment

After dreaming about it, planning for it, and deciding on a time frame, you are finally going to begin a family. There is one more goal that is essential. Getting your body ready for pregnancy should be at the top of your list. As soon as you make the decision to conceive, start focusing on

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Signs of a Miscarriage and When to Call Your Doctor

Most miscarriages occur in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. They are painful, sad occurrences for many women, but the mother has no culpability. In some instances, they can occur without any signs, while others may experience symptoms. Let’s learn more about the signs of a miscarriage and when to call your doctor.

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6 Common Breastfeeding Problems And Solutions

Health professionals all agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest choice for babies and moms. It seems to come so naturally to many new mothers, so why do others find it so difficult? Don’t beat yourself up if you are experiencing trouble. There is help.

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Hypertensive Disorders Affect 1 in 7 Hospital Deliveries

You may be shocked to learn that between 2017 and 2019 one-third of those who died during a hospital delivery had a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, according to the CDC. This condition is increasing and causes severe complications like a heart attack or stroke. Let’s learn more.

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Managing Allergies During Pregnancy

Morning sickness, back aches, and fatigue should be enough to deal with during pregnancy, but if you add in allergy symptoms, oh please! If you’re not sure what medications are safe for you and your growing baby, here’s what you need to know.


Why Is My Menstrual Cycle So Irregular?

No two women are exactly alike, and in many cases, the same goes for menstrual cycles. There are some parameters within “normal” among women concerning our period, but sometimes there are specific anomalies. If you’re wondering why your menstrual cycle is irregular, let’s find answers.

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6 Ways To Cope With Pregnancy Fatigue

Oh boy, you think you’re tired now. Wait until after your little bundle of joy arrives! Now is the time to get as much rest and glorious sleep as possible. The question is how to do it. Let’s look at 6 ways to cope with pregnancy fatigue.

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Important Message from Christine Hirsemann, M.D.

Dear Patients, I have decided to stop practicing Obstetrics beginning March 31st, 2022. This means I will no longer be providing pregnancy care or performing deliveries. I will remain at South Shore Women’s Health and will be here for all of your Gynecological needs. This will include annual exams as well as any other women’s

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Planning For Pregnancy Before Conception

Some of us are procrastinators, while others are almost the extreme opposite. That’s a good thing when it comes to having a baby! Planning for pregnancy before conception has multiple benefits for you, your baby, and your growing family. Let’s look at where you should begin.