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Aging Well: Navigating Health Through the Years

When it comes to women’s health, it’s best to take control and start to lay the foundation for a long and healthy life by making smart health choices early on. From girlhood to adulthood, motherhood through menopause, a woman’s health care needs change over time. Hoag is here for you at every stage, and every … Read More
Published On: June 17, 2024

New Beginnings: Guiding You Through Fertility, Pregnancy and Postpartum

There is no place like Hoag. Embarking on the journey of parenthood is a remarkable experience, filled with excitement, anticipation, and sometimes uncertainty. At Hoag, we understand the importance of providing unwavering support to women like you throughout every stage of this incredible journey. From fertility care to postpartum support and beyond, Hoag is committed … Read More
Published On: June 5, 2024

What is a certified nurse midwife and how do they work with my OB/GYN?

The word midwife means, “with woman,” and midwives have been important and empowering partners in pregnancy and childbirth for hundreds of years. A certified nurse midwife has a master’s degree in midwifery care on top of their nursing degree. They care for women throughout their lives from adolescence to childbearing then menopause. The midwives at … Read More
Published On: June 5, 2024

By The Numbers: Hoag Partners with Women Across Their Lifetime

From girlhood to adulthood, motherhood through menopause, a woman’s health care needs change over time. Hoag is here for every stage, at every age. “Choosing a Hoag gynecologist can help set a woman on a healthy path for life,” said Pantea Mozayeni, M.D., Hoag OB/GYN. “This is the doctor who will educate her about gynecologic … Read More
Published On: June 5, 2024

New Mom Greets Baby with Wonder and Gratitude After Undergoing Lifesaving Measures

Over dinner, Sonia Jamin’s dad cried tears of joy. When Sonia revealed she was pregnant with her second child, her father was so moved that he wept, laughed and bought wine for the entire restaurant. The following morning found her dad crying again. This time, though, he was terrified. “The next call he gets from … Read More
Published On: June 5, 2024

What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a common bone disease characterized by reduced bone density and strength, leading to an increased risk of fractures. It occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone or both. This imbalance disrupts the normal bone remodeling process, resulting in bones becoming porous and brittle. Osteoporosis often develops silently over … Read More
Published On: June 5, 2024

Navigating Mental Health During the Perinatal Period

Everyone needs help at different times in their life. Bringing a child into the world is a profound journey, but through the joy and anticipation, many mothers silently struggle with mental health challenges before, during and after pregnancy, which is also known as the perinatal period. Hoag’s Maternal Mental Health Program is a collaboration between … Read More
Published On: May 29, 2024

Advancing Breast Health: The Evolution of Breast Imaging

One of the best proactive measures you can take for your breast health is to empower yourself with knowledge. Understand your personal breast health and schedule your mammograms annually. Annual mammograms remain the gold standard for detecting breast cancer. The goal of a screening mammogram is to find cancer at an early stage when treatment … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

Infertility: What to Expect When Faced With the Unexpected

Infertility affects women of all reproductive ages and people creating families at different life stages with varied backgrounds. It can feel like a lonely road, filled with unexpected twists and turns. Whether you are just beginning your family building journey or have been on this path for some time, know that you are not alone. … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

The Road to Parenthood: Grateful Patient Grows With Hoag

As a young sixteen-year-old starting her health journey, Kailyn Hutchinson first crossed paths with Hoag OB/GYN, Lisa Karamardian, M.D., Jeffrey M. Carlton Endowed Chair in Women’s Health, in honor of Dr. Anne M. Kent and medical director of Maternal Child Health at Hoag Hospital. Little did Kailyn know that this initial meeting would mark the … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024