When it comes to shedding weight after having a baby, slow and steady wins the race. Continue reading
As a woman, you spend lots of time looking out for the needs of your family and friends. But how often do you take time for you and look out for your own needs—including your health?
At St. Vincent, we think that you deserve some “me” time, especially when it comes to your well-being. Time to laugh. Time to de-stress. Time to do whatever it is you enjoy doing. And when it comes to taking time to care for your health, we’re devoted to delivering the kinds of health services that will help you live the life you deserve.
Whether you’re looking for answers about maternity options, breast health, pelvic or heart care, or even emotional health, you’ll find people and programs devoted to your needs at St. Vincent. The place where women’s health matters.
How will you #taketime4u today? Check out some of the articles below for inspiration, or sign up for our e-newsletter for bimonthly inspiration sent directly to your inbox!
Tenderness in the breasts is a common condition for women. The good news is, you can #taketime4u to follow a few simple steps that can help ease the pain. Continue reading
May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month: Are you aware that asthma operates differently in men and women and can create additional challenges for women and expectant mothers? Roughly 16 million American adults suffer from asthma, a chronic disease of … Continue reading
The only thing better than getting down on the floor and having some face-to-face bonding time with your baby is knowing you’re helping his physical and mental development. Tummy time is exactly what it sounds like: short periods when your … Continue reading
#taketime4u to learn why being pregnant at the workplace isn’t just another day at the office. Most women with healthy pregnancies can work until right before their child is born. However, it’s important to recognize the additional challenges, discomforts and … Continue reading
You’ve found a lump in your breast. Keep calm and take a breath. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading
There’s more to maintaining good breast health than mammograms. Here, Dr. Erica Giblin of St.Vincent Breast Services, addresses common questions: Q What are some of the most typical breast issues women encounter? A “Cyclic breast pain — pain in the breasts that occurs … Continue reading
The American Cancer Society recently updated its recommendations for the early detection of breast cancer. Learn what this means for you. When cancer is diagnosed at an early stage, you have more options for treatment and a better chance of … Continue reading
You don’t have to let your pregnancy hunger pangs take control. Intense cravings for very strange foods—think pickles and peanut butter, or tuna fish with fudge chunk ice cream—are completely normal during pregnancy. Pregnancy hormones also cause cravings for normal … Continue reading
#taketime4u by ensuring that you and the people you love are protected against human papillomavirus (HPV). Did you know that only 40 percent of girls and 22 percent of boys between 13 and 17 years of age have been vaccinated … Continue reading