New Year's resolutions – we've heard them all before, and probably made a few that we didn't keep. This year, why not resolve to improve your health the smart way with some of these ideas:

 New Years Resolutions1. Eat less and eat better. Losing weight is a good goal for many people, but jumping right into a 1,000 calorie-a-day diet is probably a recipe for failure. Instead of deprivation, consider small steps like eating dessert only every other day, avoiding second helpings at meals, drinking water instead of a beverage with calories, and making fresh fruit or cut vegetables your go-to snack.

The ultrasound is a regular part of pre-natal care, but there are different kinds of ultrasound tests to provide a closer look at your baby. An ultrasound uses sound waves to penetrate the soft tissue and organs to create a picture on a monitor. A wand called a transducer is moved across the abdomen after a gel solution has been applied to the skin to make it easier to get a clear reading. An ultrasound uses no radiation; it's safe for mother and baby, and has been used in obstetrical care for over 50 years.

ultrasoundNorthline Women's Health Center in Brownstown and Southgate, Michigan can help you see your baby for the first time with our “My Baby Ultrasound” service, but do you want a 2D, 3D, or 4D ultrasound, and what's the difference? The simple answer is the bigger the number, the better the view.

Hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman's uterus or womb. Hysterectomy is second only to C-section deliveries as the most common surgery for women; about 600,000 hysterectomies are performed in the United States each year. A hysterectomy can be necessary to treat:

Northline Women's Health Center Locations:

15675 Northline Road

Southgate, MI 48195

(734) 282-3600
(734) 282-3603 - Fax

23050 West Road, Suite 210

Brownstown Twp., MI 48183

(734) 362-7000
(734) 362-7077 - Fax