April 22: High-risk Obstetrics – Preterm labor

April 22: High-risk Obstetrics – Preterm labor Any woman who goes into labor before 37 weeks gestation is considered to have preterm labor. About one in every 10 babies born in the U.S. is preterm. The last few weeks of pregnancy are an important time of growth and development for your baby. A premature birth […]

April 15: Urology – Incontinence

April 15: Urology – Incontinence Urinary incontinence is something many individuals consider to be a normal part of aging – rightly so, as it affects as many as 17 to 25 million Americans, approximately 85 percent of whom are women. While urinary incontinence is very common, what many women don’t realize is that it is […]

Obstetrics – Planning Pregnancy

Virginia Women's Center

April 1: Obstetrics – Planning pregnancy Every mother wants her baby to be as healthy and strong as possible. The best way to do that is to start at the very beginning: before conception. Preconception care can improve your chances of getting pregnant and of having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Since some […]

Weekly Health Tips from Virginia Women’s Center

Virginia Women's Center

Because all women – including Richmond moms, grandmoms and single women – are always busy taking care of others, it can be hard to find time to take better care of ourselves. Work, kids, school, community events, fundraisers, caregiving and everything else are often prioritized before taking care of our own health. Richmondmom.com is so […]

Women’s Health Tips


Click here to learn more about women’s health and taking care of yourself. Each week beginning in April 2013, Virginia Women’s Center will provide us with a Weekly Healthy Tip – making it easier to stay healthy!   Women’s Health Tips Virginia Women’s Center is an advertiser on Richmondmom.com