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Women’s Health Care, Including OB

Your health is important, and we are here to support you!

As women, we often are taking care of so many others that we forget to care for ourselves. It is important for every woman to visit the doctor on an annual basis for preventative care. The top three women’s health risks are heart disease, cancer and stroke. Making sure your daily routine includes a healthy diet and physical activity can help. These resources can help you get started!

Physical Activity and Healthy Eating

Bright Futures for Women's Health and Wellness materials provided through HRSA help women of all ages achieve better physical, emotional, social, and spiritual health by encouraging healthy practices.

Physical Activity
My Bright Future: Physical Activity
My Bright Future: Wallet Card for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (PDF - 471 KB)

Emotional Wellness
Bright Futures: A Woman's Guide to Emotional Wellness  (PDF - 1.2 MB) En Espanol (PDF - 11 MB)
Bright Futures: A Young Woman's Guide to Emotional Wellness (PDF - 1.3 MB) En Espanol (PDF - 15 MB)

OB Services

Welcoming a new addition to your family can be overwhelming and we are here to help. Taking care of your body is very important to your baby’s health. Make sure when you find out you are pregnant, to call and make an appointment for your first prenatal care visit. Proper diet, prenatal vitamins and avoidance of alcohol, prescription drugs, drugs and smoking is critical.

Maternal Wellness
Bright Futures: Taking Care of Mom - Nurturing Self as Well as Baby (PDF - 6.4 MB)
Depression During & After Pregnancy: A Guide for Women, Their Families & Friends