Tag: maternity

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said...

February 15, 2019

Triplets Follow in Mother’s Footsteps Delivering Babies...

Identical triplets conceived naturally are very rare – ranging from one in 60,000 to one in 200 million births, according...

November 13, 2018

Tampa Couple Delivers Baby at Keys Field...

A relaxing trip to the Keys was how a Tampa couple expecting their first child planned to spend the last...

April 6, 2018

Myths and Facts About Pregnancy Nutrition

The goal of proper nutrition during pregnancy is to help the mother be as healthy as possible and get the...

January 25, 2018

Four New Year Babies Born at Baptist...

All four Baptist Health hospitals that offer maternity services welcomed new year babies this year.

January 3, 2017

Baptist Health Welcomes First Baby of 2016...

Alaina Star Epps is the first baby born at a Baptist Health Hospital in 2016. Mother Cordelia Riggins delivered her...

January 5, 2016

Perinatal Depression: Not Just the ‘Baby Blues’

While being pregnant is most often characterized as a happy, feel-good time for a mother-to-be, it can be a time...

June 10, 2015

Family-Centered C-sections: A New Birthing Experience (Video)

As Rina Verschoor prepared to welcome her second child at the Family Birthing Suites at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, a...

May 26, 2015

Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Healthy?

According to experts, women who are pregnant, or thinking of having a baby, should heed the advice of appropriate weight-gain...

April 15, 2015

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#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on-the-Go

Over the next few weeks, we will present a series of quick exercises that can performed anytime or while traveling on summer vacation —  by...

Lipid Program Fights Statin Intolerance, Aims...

Most people understand the importance of managing high cholesterol and its crucial link to cardiovascular health. But for those patients who cannot control their raised...

Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this past January, Mrs. Boodhoo was...

Roundup: Obesity Rate Among Preschoolers; Measles...

Obesity Rate Declining Among Kids, Ages 2 to 4, Who Receive U.S. Food Aid, CDC Says The overall childhood obesity rate in the United States...

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research has shown that eating vegetables...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Power of Breath

De-stress, focus and wind down with these simple breathing techniques that can help lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, lower stress and improve sleep.  You can...

First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted within aneurysms located in the...

New Shoulder Surgery Option: Fewer Complications,...

Once Jerry Tobin could no longer enjoy his hobbies because of pain in his shoulders, he went to his primary care physician for help and...

Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’;...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to...