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Advice from the Momma Doc: Thinking about starting a family, or having another baby?

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These days, more people are carefully planning when they start their families. In fact, according to the CDC’s National Vital Statistics Report, in 1980 the average age of first birth was 22.7, versus 26.3 in 2014. That’s a pretty significant shift over 26 years! I see most young couples spending more …

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Acupuncture – Let’s Get to the Point

Acupuncture

By Megan Clowers, OMD at Saint Mary’s Center for Family and Integrated Medicine.  Have you ever been curious or perhaps even skeptical about acupuncture? You’re not alone. In recent years, acupuncture has been gaining in popularity…we’ve seen it on the news, on the Instagram feeds of celebrities and yes, even …

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