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What You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes and Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Gestational Diabetes and Nutrition

Eating well helps all women stay healthy during pregnancy, but if you have gestational diabetes, choosing the right food to eat is even more essential. That’s because high blood sugar levels can be dangerous for your health and your baby’s health. The good news is that many women with gestational diabetes are able to effectively manage […]

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Midwifery Today: A “Modern Hippie” Hospital Birth

Midwifery Today: A “Modern Hippie” Hospital Birth

While OB/GYNs are still the go-to professionals for infant deliveries in the United States, midwife-attended births are growing in popularity. And the majority of those births now occur in hospitals. I must admit, the first time I heard the word “midwife” I thought of somebody in a peasant blouse and blue jeans, wearing a floral […]

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Knoxville Doctor Develops New Technology to Improve Patient Experience

Sitting in a hospital room after her son’s emergency surgery for a broken arm, the last thing Bonnie Barclay wanted to think about was trying to make a follow-up appointment at the doctor’s office. But then her son’s surgeon, Dr. Jay Crawford, told Barclay about Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic’s new mobile appointment app. “I didn’t have […]

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One Heart Beat, Two Babies: A Story of Conjoined Twins

Because their 8th birthday is tomorrow, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce you all to my twin boys, Joshua and Caleb. When Matt and I got married, we started trying for a child right away. We got pregnant within three months. The pregnancy was going fine and we were excited to have […]

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Five Things to Do [or Not Do] Before You Get Pregnant

I’m a super planner. Some might call it an obsession—but I call it a gift. I’m passionate about party planning and vacation planning and even meal planning. I’m the queen of to-do lists and post-it notes. So, it probably wouldn’t surprise you to learn that I started planning my wedding before I met my husband. […]

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