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5 Myths about Midwives Debunked

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Posted December 12, 2014

1. "Midwives are not scientific enough." Many midwives are actually certified nurse practitioners who have done intensive training in woman's health. When you're looking for a midwife, check out her credentials and education. You'll find yourself surprised to see that they ... Continue reading →

How to Tell if You are Pregnant

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Posted November 20, 2014

As soon as you suspect you might be pregnant, call to schedule an appointment with your obstetrician, or midwife. If you haven't yet chosen between a doctor or midwife, now’s the time to evaluate your options. Here at Healthy Woman, ... Continue reading →

Help Us Support the Fight Against the Ebola Crisis in Liberia

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Posted November 12, 2014

With Ebola in the forefront of the news as of late, selfless individuals like NJ resident, Katie Meyler, have been providing assistance and raising funds to combat the disease.  Meyler founded More Than Me, an organization with a mission to ... Continue reading →

Healthy Woman at the NYC Marathon: Family Support for Being Healthy

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Posted November 07, 2014

It was a seasonally chilly morning in New York City for the TCS New York City Marathon when we spotted a few familiar faces!  A member of the Healthy Woman family and sister of Stephanie Leonetti, Christina Leonetti had taken ... Continue reading →

Neonatal Care for Your Baby at CentraState Hospital

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Posted November 06, 2014

Some babies are born with special needs. That’s why the Colette Cipriano Special Care Nursery at CentraState has a dedicated staff of neonatologists and highly skilled nurses who are NRP (neonatal resuscitation program) certified on duty 24/7. The special care ... Continue reading →

National Diabetes Month: The Facts and Spreading Awareness

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Posted November 03, 2014

              According to the American Diabetes Association, “in 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes,” further shocking ‘”in 2010 the figures were 25.8 million and 8.3%.”  In the month of November every year, top organizations dedicate their ... Continue reading →

The Impact and Action of Domestic Violence/Abuse Awareness Month

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Posted October 29, 2014

Only 70% of Domestic Violence is ever reported.  With all of the excitement around Halloween and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s easy to forget that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  What is domestic violence?  The definition may surprise you.  Although ... Continue reading →

Healthy School Lunch Ideas the Kids Will Love

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Posted October 26, 2014

  The excitement of the first day of school is gone, and most likely the kids are bored of school lunches already.  It's time to change it up and make them healthy and fun with some new lunch ideas. You can easily transform ... Continue reading →

Making Strides Walk for Breast Cancer 2014

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Posted October 25, 2014

  On Sunday October 19, 2014, Healthy Woman's own Mary Rose and her daughter's dance team from Movement Dance Center, participated in the Making Strides Walk for Breast Cancer in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.  Healthy Woman helped by collecting in-office donations and ... Continue reading →

Healthy Kids Snacks You’ll Want to Try Right Now!

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Posted October 23, 2014

As a mom, it's a constant challenge to stay on a nutritious and positive eating schedule, especially when it comes to the kids menu. Sometimes it’s an easier option to grab that less than favorable snack they’re eating because it’s right there in ... Continue reading →

Combating the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

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Posted September 10, 2014

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years.  It is one of the major health concerns facing today’s youth as children are eating more processed foods and engaging in less physical activity.  Obesity is a co-factor for ... Continue reading →

Choosing an Obstetrician? : The 5 Things You Need to Know

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Posted June 16, 2014

Congratulations—you’re expecting! With this wonderful and exciting news comes a multitude of research, questions, and preparation. One of the first questions you’ll probably ask yourself is who will I go to for prenatal care? Or how to pick the best ... Continue reading →