Learn about preeclampsia to keep you and your baby safe. A healthy pregnancy is at the top of every mom’s birth plan. Sometimes though, your body may have other ideas. Preeclampsia, which is sometimes called toxemia, is a condition that no mother can plan for or prevent. Preeclampsia combines high [...]
Prenatal exercise should be a part of every woman’s pregnancy plan. Are you dreaming of a whittled waistline after delivery? Most women hope to regain some semblance of their pre-baby bodies after birth, but getting there can take longer and be more work than many women realize. Fortunately, making an effort to keep yourself as [...]
Post-partum depression is a silent challenge for many women who are reluctant to seek help. Dr. Hessel is here to help you be the best mother you can.
Irritable bowel affects millions of people every day, and sends the majority to their physicians looking for answers to their tummy troubles.
Studies show that the reliability of the IUD for birth control is a valuable, practical resource for many women despite it's lack of use.