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How to Choose a Sunscreen

Overwhelmed by the options in the sunscreen aisle? Learn how to choose the right sunblock and stay safe in the sun.

How to Choose a Sunscreen

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Get to Know Your Labor and Delivery Team

There's a wide variety of people who will help you safely welcome your baby into the world. A midwife explains the key players and their role in your labor and delivery team.

Get to Know Your Labor and Delivery Team

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Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

Urgent care is an alternative to costly emergency room visits for non life-threatening conditions. Learn more about the role urgent care can play in your health!

Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

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What You Need to Know about Measles in Massachusetts

A patient in the greater Boston area has been diagnosed with measles. South Shore Health's Todd Ellerin, MD, shares precautions you can take to keep your family safe.

What You Need to Know about Measles in Massachusetts

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How to Cope with Mom Guilt

Motherhood can be tough, but many moms feel like they have to hide that fact. A South Shore Health midwife talks about mom guilt and how to cope with these feelings throughout pregnancy–and beyond.

How to Cope with Mom Guilt

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What You Need to Know About Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) can be an effective and safe option for women looking to prevent pregnancy or ease heavy or painful periods. An OB/GYN breaks down the choices women have when talking to their provider about this form of contraception.

What You Need to Know About Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

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Symptoms in Early Pregnancy: What’s Normal, What’s Not

The symptoms of early pregnancy can be very similar to what women experience before or during their period. A midwife explains what's normal, and when to call a provider with your concerns.

Symptoms in Early Pregnancy: What’s Normal, What’s Not

Advice for New Moms from Experienced Parents

In honor of Mother's Day, we asked our caregivers to share advice for new moms. Here are a few of our favorite nuggets of wisdom.

Advice for New Moms from Experienced Parents

Common Issues Women Experience... Down There

The only thing more uncomfortable for women than issues below the belt? Talking about them with their doctor. A South Shore Medical Center OB/GYN discusses three common issues and when it's time for a woman to call her doctor.

Common Issues Women Experience... Down There