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What to Expect When You Are Expecting More Than One Baby

Terri Burgess, RN has worked on the maternity unit at South Shore Hospital for more than 30 years. She also welcomed her own triplets back in 2004. Here's her advice for moms of multiples.

What to Expect When You Are Expecting More Than One Baby

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The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: What You Need to Know

First of all: Don't panic if you recently received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, says Todd Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease.

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: What You Need to Know

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COVID-19, Women, and Alcohol: Managing Pandemic Stress without Drinking

Women’s lives are more stressful than ever. And many women have turned to alcohol to cope. An addiction medicine doctor shares healthier alternatives to deal with stress, and how to get help to reduce alcohol consumption.

COVID-19, Women, and Alcohol: Managing Pandemic Stress without Drinking

Julie Paul, CNM talks to Shannon, a patient, in the perinatal behavioral health clinic at South Shore Health

Perinatal Behavioral Health: Building a Community

Depression, anxiety, and addiction can be isolating, especially for expectant or new mothers. Julie Paul, PMHNP-BC, CNM reflects on her midwifery practice and how it led her to building a community for women on the South Shore.

Perinatal Behavioral Health: Building a Community

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Don’t Delay Seeking Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Don't ignore your health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn why it's so important to address all your medical concerns, and how virtual visits can help.

Don’t Delay Seeking Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Five Common Questions about Tubal Ligation, Answered

Is permanent birth control, such as a tubal sterilization, tubal ligation, or getting your tubes tied a good option for you? An OB/GYN answers common questions about the risks and benefits of sterilization.

Five Common Questions about Tubal Ligation, Answered

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Self-care for Postpartum Moms

Pregnant women focus on getting things ready for their baby. Midwife Ruby Ristuccia recommends that it's just as important to get self-care time on the books, and shares how to make it happen once your baby arrives.

Self-care for Postpartum Moms

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Five Things to Consider When Choosing an Adult Primary Care Provider

Having a primary care provider is important. A South Shore Medical Center doctor explains what to keep in mind when choosing a PCP.

Five Things to Consider When Choosing an Adult Primary Care Provider

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Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period

One of the most stressful events in adolescence, for both parents and teens, is when a girl gets her first period. Here are some ways you can help your daughter prepare for the transition from girlhood to womanhood.

Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period