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3/17/17 Capital City OB GYN; the office of Dr. Sonek has joined Kraemer Women’s Care

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Pregnant Women

Category: Pregnancy

gifts and christmas ornaments and the text happy holidaysThe holidays are an exciting time; and they’re even more exciting when you’re expecting! Here are some great holiday gift ideas for pregnant women.

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What are the Advantages of Having a 3D/4D Ultrasound?

Category: Pregnancy

Baby ultrasoundYou already know the advantages of a 3D or 4D ultrasound for you as the mother. You get to see your baby’s little face and see all those adorable features well before your child is born. This brings a greater sense of connection between you and your unborn child. You will be able to say “she looks just like me” well before she is even born. However, what you may not know is that there are also medical advantages to the advanced methods of ultrasound. Your doctor will be able to use the detailed data to find out much more about the baby.

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I Have Heavy Bleeding. What Are My Treatment Options?

Category: Gynecology

Female doctor with senior patientThere is actually a name for this type of condition. It is called Menorrhagia. There can be fluctuations in the amount of bleeding from one woman to the next, but for some women the bleeding and cramping would be enough to cause an interruption in their lives each month. If you do, in fact, have Menorrhagia, then there are a number of different causes as well as different treatments depending on the cause. You will need to speak to your doctor about your concerns in order to reach a diagnosis.

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The Facts about Gestational Diabetes

Category: Pregnancy

Pregnant woman during medical visitAmerican Diabetes Month takes place every November. Gestational diabetes affects more than 18 percent of pregnant women throughout the country. Though in most cases the condition is only temporary, it’s important to stay informed about the risk factors and life changes that need to happen if you have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Category: Gynecology


Breast cancer awareness ribbon women heart shape.Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.
In 2013, an estimated 232,340 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, while 64,640 will be diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, women can fight back against breast cancer.

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Breast Cancer Statistics You Need to Know

Category: Gynecology

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is actually one of the most common cancers in American Women.  Luckily, with early detection and treatment women can begin to fight back against this deadly form of cancer. Here are just a few statistics you may not be aware of!

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Tips for First-Time Mothers

Category: Pregnancy

First-time mothers often struggle throughout the pregnancy. They aren’t aware of the little tips that make pregnancy easier. Following these few simple pieces of advice can make your first pregnancy not only more enjoyable, but it can also make it cheaper!Beautiful Smiling Pregnant Woman in Pink

1. Don’t Limit Yourself to Maternity Clothing

With the new, stylish maternity clothes and excitement of having a baby bump, new mothers can get wrapped up in buying only maternity clothes. Later in the pregnancy it may be necessary to shop solely at maternity stores, but for the first few months it can save new mothers a pretty penny if they just buy larger-sized clothing.

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Questions to Ask Your OBGYN if You Have Endometriosis

Each month, your body goes through a cycle. During that cycle, it prepares itself for having baby. That includes building up the uterine lining for implantation. For most women, the lining is built up and shed during their period each month as normal. For some women, the cells that build up normally within the uterus build up within the body cavity outside of the uterus. This is called endometriosis. The women who suffer deal with a number of problems like irregular bleeding, severe pain, and infertility.

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Treatment for Pelvic Pain in Columbia, SC

I Have Pelvic Pain. What Treatment Options Are There for Correcting This Problem?

Pelvic pain itself is not a syndrome but instead a symptom of an underlying cause. It will be important to try and determine why you are having pelvic pain in order to properly treat it. However, diagnosing the root cause can often involve a trial and error process. Your doctor may need to spend some time using various tests to determine your diagnosis. In the meantime, pelvic pain from an unknown cause can be treated through different manners. Below, you will find information on how your doctor could treat pelvic pain.

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