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PlacentaYou’ve had an ultrasound and the doctor says you have an anterior placenta. What does that mean?

Pregnant woman with luggageSo, you’re planning a “babymoon” getaway or maybe a summer vacation and wondering if flying when pregnant is something that should be avoided. The answer isn’t a simple “yes” or “no.”

 There isn’t anything inherently dangerous about changing altitude or cabin pressurization that can injure your baby or cause labor to begin, but there is a common health risk associated with flying that could be a bigger problem for a pregnant woman.

 During pregnancy your estrogen levels are higher and that increases blood clotting. Sitting for extended periods can cause dangerous blood clots called deep vein thrombosis.  Plus, the weight from the baby causes pressure that slows blood flow back to the heart and this can also make blood clots more likely. 

Gender Reveal CakeWhether you’re planning a party or sending an announcement, here are some great ideas to make the reveal of your baby’s gender more fun.

Low Sex Drive smLosing the desire for sex can be difficult for you and your partner because intimacy is an important part of a healthy relationship. The causes can be physical or emotional and proper diagnosis is key to finding the right treatment.

C SectionDelivering a baby by C-section is like any major surgery and recovery takes time. It’s complicated by the post-partum changes your body is going through and having a newborn who needs your attention around the clock. That’s a lot to handle but there are things you can do to recover faster after a C-section.

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