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01/14/2019

Mom seeks source of constant pain and exhaustion

01/14/2019

Mom seeks source of constant pain and exhaustion

For years, Melissa was used to hearing friends and her doctor say the reason why she was often tired and sore was because she had active children.

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01/14/2019

Serious disease dismissed as imagination

01/14/2019

Serious disease dismissed as imagination

Julie suffered from a lot of stomach trouble as a child, and was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a teenager.

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09/25/2018

Long trip makes quick work of managing a chronic condition

09/25/2018

Long trip makes quick work of managing a chronic condition

For many people, driving a few miles to see the doctor feels like a long haul.

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09/24/2018

Simple test prevents major heart attack

09/24/2018

Simple test prevents major heart attack

The time came for Lori to find a new primary care physician when her previous doctor retired, so she found Dr. […]

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09/23/2018

Prenatal surgery gives baby boy better chances

09/23/2018

Prenatal surgery gives baby boy better chances

When Maria was 16 weeks pregnant with her son Grayson, she began visiting West Penn Hospital every two weeks for a sonogram to see how he was doing.

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09/22/2018

Mom shares care with daughters

09/22/2018

Mom shares care with daughters

Because of changes in her insurance coverage, Carol needed to find a new doctor. She had heard good things about OB/GYN Dr. […]

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09/21/2018

New employee finds new doctors with ease

09/21/2018

New employee finds new doctors with ease

Change can be hard, and that’s what Hannah had in the back of her mind when she recently switched jobs, insurance providers – and all of her doctors.

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09/20/2018

Nurses help navigate first birth

09/20/2018

Nurses help navigate first birth

Megan went into labor with her first baby at exactly 39 weeks and one day.

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09/19/2018

Volunteer returns to active duty

09/19/2018

Volunteer returns to active duty

A physically active volunteer, Reba started to feel weakness in her left arm and leg and pain when walking and taking care of her yard.

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09/18/2018

Celiac disease masquerades as morning sickness

09/18/2018

Celiac disease masquerades as morning sickness

When Rachel gave birth to her son, she was really excited not to not be pregnant and nauseous. The next day, she was more nauseous than ever.

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09/17/2018

Postpartum anxiety masquerades as a type A personality

09/17/2018

Postpartum anxiety masquerades as a type A personality

When Kelly was pregnant with her daughter Samantha, who turned one year old in July, Kelly felt pretty good.

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09/16/2018

Family helps welcome first granddaughter home

09/16/2018

Family helps welcome first granddaughter home

Brittany’s pregnancy was pretty complicated. It was also her first, which made her very nervous for her own health and her baby’s.

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01/21/2019
7pm8pm

Forbes Hospital
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Getting Ready For Breastfeeding
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01/23/2019
6:30pm9pm

Forbes Hospital
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Childbirth Preparation & Birthing/Labor Skills 4 Week Session
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02/04/2019
7pm9:30pm

Forbes Hospital
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Zen Mama-Prenatal Yoga
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02/05/2019
6pm7pm

Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion
12311 Perry Hwy
Wexford, PA 15090