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Trying to Raise a Daughter Without Body Image Issues is Healing My Own

“I hate the way my thighs look in leggings.” “I can’t leave the house without makeup to cover my awful skin.” “I never wear sandals. My toes are too ugly and misshapen.” “I wish I wasn’t so hairy. It’s disgusting.” There are very few women I know who don’t make observations like the ones above […]

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30 Days of Self-Care

“Close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. That’s who you really are. Let go of any part that doesn’t believe it.” — C. Assad Visualize that you have the perfect Rubenesque body. There is no need to focus on “losing just 10 more pounds.” There is no need to run the […]

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3 Common Practices to Sidestep During Your Pregnancy

7 Tips for Dealing with Morning Sickness

With the recent news from Kensington Palace that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child, also came the confirmation that Princess Kate is once again battling hyperemesis gravidarum, as she did in her two previous pregnancies. What is this condition and how common is it? Hyperemesis gravidarum, which is marked by […]

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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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Endometriosis 101

Endometriosis 101

If you have endometriosis, you are not alone. This painful, chronic condition affects as many as 6.3 million women in the U.S. and millions more worldwide, according to the Endometriosis Association. Although birth control medications can help to lessen the symptoms, they are not always the answer—especially if you are trying to get pregnant. Written […]

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The Last Baby Blues

The Last Baby Blues

The postpartum period is a weird time in general.  It’s unpredictable, lasts way longer than most expect it to, and generally morphs from day to day into something as new and equally as confusing as it was the day before. After my first child I was overcome with an anxiety so intense it took almost […]

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Gregory Glover M.D. Tennova Healthcare

Is Your Bladder in Control?

More than 15 million Americans experience urinary incontinence, a condition characterized by the inability to control urine. Women experience incontinence twice as often as men. Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause, and the structure of the female urinary tract account for this difference. Urinary incontinence can be uncomfortable, inconvenient and, in some cases, embarrassing. However, it’s not an inevitable part of aging. […]

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Neighborhood Barre

Back to School for the Kids, Means Back to Barre for YOU!

We all know how crazy summer can be — you work out like crazy after the new year for that ‘bikini bod’…(thank goodness one-pieces are trendy again…amiright?!) only to fall completely off your routine in the summer. It happens to almost all of us, but do not fear, NEIGHBORHOOD barre is here!  That’s right; it’s […]

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When Your Pregnancy May Require High-Risk Care

When Your Pregnancy May Require High-Risk Care

Did you know approximately seven to eight percent of pregnancies are considered high-risk? There are many reasons a pregnancy could be high-risk and require care by a perinatologist. That’s why it’s so important for you to talk with your obstetrician when you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Gary Stephens, DO, of Fort Sanders Perinatal […]

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