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By DuPage Medical Group Primary Care
A large emphasis is placed on what we eat; however, water is the most important thing you consume each day. Staying hydrated is essential to maintaining good health, which can be challenging, especially during warmer weather or with increased activity levels.

By Carol Chamblin, DNP, APN, RN, IBCLC, Karen Manning, APN, IBCLC
Breastfeeding is natural but it doesn't always come naturally. Our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants have put together this list to help you prepare!
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health, Pregnancy & Women's Health

By Susan Mitchell, MD
No one knows how much alcohol should be considered “safe” in pregnancy. However, binge drinking and drinking throughout pregnancy are generally considered dangerous. We know that women who don’t drink at all in pregnancy are not at risk. But where between none and daily can be considered “safe”?

By DuPage Medical Group Urology
Did you know that approximately one in three women will experience urinary incontinence after giving birth? DMG's Urologist share some helpful tips to address postpartum UI. Read our infographic to learn more!

By DuPage Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology
Performed one to five minutes after birth, the APGAR score is an assessment to determine how well your baby is adjusting to life outside the womb.
Topics and Subtopics: Infant Care & Pregnancy

By DuPage Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology
With the approaching arrival of your new bundle of joy, learn about the essential items you’ll need in the hospital for both you and your baby.
Topics and Subtopics: Infant Care & Pregnancy

By DuPage Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology
Whether expecting, or thinking about a becoming pregnant, learn about a baby's journey through growth and development.
Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy & Women's Health

By Dr. Susan Mitchell
Find out what you need to know about the Zika virus.
Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy & Infectious Disease

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Have you recently scheduled your 20-week pregnancy ultrasound? Learn what happens prior to and during your ultrasound.
Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy, Radiology & Women's Health

By Dr. Susan Mitchell
Learn more about what will happen during your many prenatal visits to the doctor's office from now until your baby comes.
Topics and Subtopics: Pregnancy

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