When you’re looking to become pregnant, there are lots of things you know you should be doing. You’ll probably monitor what types of food you eat, keep track of your ovulation like it’s your second job, and plan for a healthy pregnancy by taking folic acid and cutting out drinking and smoking. Maybe you’ll see a […]
About Dr. Leonaura Rhodes
Dr. Leonaura Rhodes is a physician specializing in developmental pediatrics, public health, and general practice. Rhodes is trained in neuropathy and works as a wellness coach, in addition to finding time to write. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and two sons.
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Breast cancer at any age is devastating, but younger women also have to consider the impact on their reproductive health. Eleven percent of all new cases of breast cancer occur in women 45 years old or younger: the years when a woman is fertile. Breast cancer and pregnancy have a significant impact on each other, […]
Everything that happens to a pregnant woman affects her developing baby. While vaccinations can protect women and their babies from serious infections, is it safe to receive vaccinations while pregnant? Some vaccines are thought to be safe and offer protection to mother and baby alike, but others may be unsafe in pregnancy and there is […]