Losing Your Post-Baby Weight – Small Changes Go a Long Way


Post pregnancy, many moms want to get back to their pre-baby bodies. Oftentimes, that’s easier said than done – especially if you have a newborn, multiple kids, and a full-time job. Small changes go a long way. And you don’t have to spend hours a day at the gym or cook extravagant meals from scratch. … Continue Reading


Flu Shots and Pregnancy – What You Need to Know


It’s that time of year again: flu season. While the thought of getting a flu vaccine may be an afterthought to most people, women who are pregnant or have recently delivered may have questions about the best approach to combat the flu. Did you know that being pregnant, you are at a higher risk for more … Continue Reading

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Baby Steps: What to Expect During Baby’s First Year


Being a new parent is such a joy! So many precious moments to look forward to – first smile, laugh and, of course, the first time you hear your child call you “mom” or “dad.” But, let’s face it, being a new parent can be a bit scary too! With so many rapid changes and developments, it’s easy … Continue Reading

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Hampton Roads Allergy Sufferers Can Log On For Relief


Sentara MDLIVE Helps Families Cope with Allergies this Spring Allergy season has arrived, bringing telltale yellow pollen-covered cars and a battle against itchy eyes and runny noses. The 2013 Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American ranks two Virginia cities (Virginia Beach and Richmond) among the top 22 cities in the US in their “Spring 2013 … Continue Reading


Support Group Helps New Mom with Difficulties of Breastfeeding


For a new mother, finding resources to help with learning to breastfeed can be difficult. Thankfully at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, the Breastfeeding Support Group provides a way to help. For Larkin Schmidt, this group helped her with breastfeeding her oldest son, and then her twin boys. Larkin had her oldest son, Charlie, and … Continue Reading

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