Posts Categorized: Women

Addiction treatment

The treatment of addiction is a marathon, not a sprint. Often, people think of addiction treatment as detox. They believe that once someone is detoxed, they should be on their merry way to sobriety. When that doesn’t happen – as it often doesn’t – family and friends are disappointed. They begin to blame the patient….
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“Below the Belt” cancers need our attention!

September marks Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – a time to raise awareness for ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers. In the United States, more than 107,000 women will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer this year. For many years, awareness campaigns have focused on ovarian cancer awareness.  Although ovarian cancer has the highest rate of…
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Centering Prenatal Care

Why would a woman want to receive her prenatal care in a group? One of our participants in the middle of her first Centering session said, “Why would I NOT want to do this? I could still be sitting in your waiting room or here eating strawberries and being supported in my pregnancy. This is…
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Start asking about infertility

Infertility is more common than people realize and it is estimated that one in seven women will experience difficulty in conceiving. There is more public awareness of fertility issues that can affect women and men, as well as, there is a growing number of resources that women and men can now seek out for fertility…
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