Author: Triangle Premier Women's Health

Update: 10/6 Breastfeeding Basics Class Postponed

Our Breastfeeding Basics class for tomorrow is being postponed until next Wednesday, October 13 @ 6 pm in the Smithfield office location. Feel free to give us a call for more information! We look forward to seeing everyone next Wednesday!

Triangle Premier Women’s Health Breastfeeding Basics class is usually held on the first Wednesday night of each month at our Smithfield location. Everyone is welcome to join. And best of all it is FREE!

How To Perform A Monthly Breast Exam

A monthly breast self-exam is another tool women have in conjunction with annual mammograms to find cancers early and improve survival rates. You use your hands and eyes to detect any changes in the look and feel of your breasts. Not a replacement for annual mammograms, it is still valuable to be familiar with the normal consistencies of your breast. When cancer is detected early, the chances of survival are much improved. Let us go through how to perform a monthly breast exam.

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Breastfeeding Basics Class Rescheduled

After having to postpone last week’s class due to severe weather, our Breastfeeding Basics Class will now be this Wednesday, September 8th at our Smithfield location beginning at 6 pm.

Triangle Premier Women’s Health Breastfeeding Basics Class is usually held on the first Wednesday night of each month at our Smithfield location. Everyone is welcome to join. And best of all it is FREE!

 

What To Do After You Get A Positive Pregnancy Test

Surprise, you’re pregnant! If this truly is a surprise, stay calm, talk with your partner and consider all your options. The truth is no one can tell you exactly what to do after you get a positive pregnancy test. You might be thrilled to begin or increase your family, be upset because it’s a surprise and it’s not part of your plans, or you may have emotions somewhere in between. However you react, here are some guidelines.

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7 Pregnancy Myths, Debunked

There have always been old wives tales about pregnancy and most likely you have heard a few.

Carrying your baby high means you’re having a girl. Carrying low, obviously it must be a boy. Let’s not forget having heartburn, which means your baby will have lots of hair.

These silly predictions are all in good fun, but there are some more serious pregnancy myths. Let’s talk about 7 pregnancy myths, debunked.

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What You Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine and Mammograms

Could getting your COVID-19 vaccine affect the results of your mammogram? Maybe. A common side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine is swollen lymph nodes under the arm on the same side as the vaccine injection.

Here are a few things to know about lymph node swelling, the COVID-19 vaccine, and timing of your mammogram. Continue reading “What You Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine and Mammograms”

Update: COVID-19 Office Policy

We are now allowing ONE ADULT visitor with you for your pregnancy ultrasounds. However, we ask that you do not bring children with you. We continue to only allow the patient in for her visit and we ask that you do not bring your children with you to your appointment. There are very limited exclusions for newborns with mom at postpartum visit or for nursing infants, but you should contact the office to clarify before your appointment. Everyone must wear a mask or face covering over your nose and mouth while in our office.

Learn more about how TPWH is adapting to a new normal including information about our telehealth services.

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