News: Women's Health Monthly

We're your resource for women's health information, from gynecology to heart health to primary care, and beyond. Check out the latest stories below, or look for information by topic further down the page. Want a story about a topic you can't find here? Let us know.

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History of Midwifery

Mother holds her close newborn in a warm, bright room.

A brief history of midwifery in the United States.

Tis the season...

Woman and baby bake something in a brightly-lit kitchen.

For stress management.

Healthy eating

An empty road stretches out, with colorful fall leaves on each side.

Finding the 'middle lane' of nutritional health.

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