Blog

Get your flu shot

When is flu season?

Flu season begins on average in October and lasts until spring, typically ending in March.

Why should I get the flu shot if I’m pregnant?

Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the immune system, heart, and lungs during pregnancy make pregnant women more prone to severe illness from flu as well as hospitalizations and even death. Pregnant woman with flu also have a greater chance for serious problems for their unborn baby, including premature labor and delivery.

Read more

A new doc!

 

We are proud to announce that Dr. Charity Hulin has joined Center for Women’s Health!  She joins us from Baylor College of Medicine. We are so excited to have her here! Schedule an appointment today and help us welcome her to the practice!

BOTOX! BOTOX! BOTOX!

We are so excited to announce that Essence Medical Spa is now offering Botox 5 days a week! Look your best for the holidays or give the gift of beauty to someone you love. Give us a call for more information.

Breastfeeding

 

HOW DOES BREASTFEEDING BENEFIT MY BABY?

  • Breast milk provides the perfect mix of vitamins, protein, and fat that your baby needs to grow.
  • The colostrum that your breasts make during the first few days after childbirth helps your newborn’s digestive system grow and function.
  • Breast milk has antibodies that help your baby’s immune system fight off viruses and bacteria.
  • Breast milk is easier to digest than formula.
  • Breastfeeding decreases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
  • If your baby is born preterm, breast milk can help reduce the fetal risks associated with preterm labor and delivery.
  • Research shows that breastfed babies have higher IQ scores, as well as better brain and nervous system development.

Read more