Women’s Health

What Can I Expect When Using a Midwife?

Baptist Health-Fort Smith recently welcomed a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) to its medical staff. Certified nurse midwives have post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynecology and have passed the national board-certification

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Preparing for Pregnancy: Lowering Your Risk of Birth Defects

A happy, healthy pregnancy and baby are always the goal of every mother and healthcare provider. At Baptist Health, our team of women’s health experts want to do everything possible to ensure mothers are at a low risk for birth defects and complications during pregnancy. The best way to reduce your risk is to plan ahead and talk to your provider about your health and any concerns you may have prior to becoming pregnant.

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Most Common Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women

Heart disease may be the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but the symptoms of heart attack can be drastically different depending on your genetic sex. Read on to learn more about the most common symptoms of heart attack in women, and the actions you should take if you notice them. 

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