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Pregnancy

  • When Should I Have my Next Baby?

    By Dr Sharon Thompson on April 17, 2015
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    A  study released by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics based on birth certificates from 2011, indicates that nearly a third of women have their children too close together. This matters because research shows that the timing between a live birth and the next pregnancy, may affect the risk of pregnancy complications, such as preterm birth, low birthweight, and […]
  • I’m thankful for…

    By Dr Sharon Thompson on December 13, 2013
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        The cesarean section operation has come a long way. Prior to the late 1800s, cesarean section was a last ditch effort to save a baby when the mother had already died or to allow baptism of the baby prior to burial.  Today cesarean, or c-section, is one of the most common, and one of the safest operations women […]
  • Buying breast milk online. Be Skeptical.

    By Dr Sharon Thompson on October 22, 2013
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    I gave a talk  last week at the Women’s Economic Forum entitled What the Healthcare Future Requires (coming soon to Youtube).  This week it seems like every news article I come across reinforces the messages in that presentation.  Today it is the reminder to be skeptical. This week most of the major newspapers featured a story discussing a research study, […]

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