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Pregnancy and the COVID Vaccine: What Expecting Mothers Should Know

“Is it safe for a pregnant woman to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?” This is the biggest question being asked of OB/GYNs right now. The short answer is “yes.” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal and Fetal Medicine have come out with strong recommendations that pregnant and lactating women receive … Continued

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Maternal Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19: How to Find Support

Motherhood can be joyous, frustrating, terrifying, miraculous, exhausting, and messy. It is all these things at once in normal times. But these, as we know, are not normal times. Among the many aspects of life that COVID-19 has upended, maternal mental health is one that could have lasting implications not only for mothers but also … Continued

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What Women Need to Know About Chronic Pelvic Pain

Stress and chronic pain can impact nearly every part of your life. They can make it difficult to work, exercise, and even enjoy otherwise fun activities. They can even impact your relationships, particularly when it comes to intimacy. When you regularly feel frazzled—the way we all are during this global pandemic—your body’s sympathetic nervous system … Continued

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Reader's Choice Awards 2020: Health Winners

Best Maternity Facility Hoag Hospital Newport Beach A leader in women’s health, Hoag’s state-of-the-art facilities and around-the-clock support deliver everything new moms and babies need. With more than 200,000 babies born to date, Hoag offers comprehensive family-centered care to support women through all stages of pregnancy and delivery. In December 2020, Hoag expanded its renowned … Continued

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Hoag Delivers Modern Maternity Care to Irvine

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian plans to bring greater convenience and choice to expecting mothers at its new birthing center in Irvine. The Newport Beach-based hospital system unveiled the Fudge Family Birthing Suites at Hoag Hospital Irvine during a virtual grand opening event on Dec. 10. The 31,600-square-feet facility, financed in part by a reported $4 … Continued

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Hoag Hospital Expands Maternity Services with the Opening of the Fudge Family Birthing Suites

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has opened the Fudge Family Birthing Suites at Hoag Hospital Irvine, reimagining pregnancy, delivery and recovery for modern families – with private birthing suites, a perinatal VR guided program and a calming outdoor walking garden. Already a leader in women’s health, with some of the most prestigious nursing credentials in the … Continued

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Reducing Pregnancy Stress in the Time of COVID

Stress-reduction is the key to a healthy pregnancy as moms-to-be adapt to pandemic life. As beautiful and transformative as pregnancy can be, it often comes with its own unique set of anxieties. Layer the grim realities of a global pandemic on top of the normal stressors of pregnancy, and the results can be overwhelming. A … Continued

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Breastfeeding Basics

I’m pregnant and having a lot of anxiety about breastfeeding. How should I prepare? A lot of people think breastfeeding is natural. But in reality, those first three weeks are rough. Breastfeeding is like a dance between mother and baby. The mom has to learn the steps, and each child is different. So, with every … Continued

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Cancer

Chargers & Hoag Family Cancer Institute Team Up for Third-Annual Crucial Catch Event

Susie Spanos, wife of Los Angeles Chargers Owner and Chairman of the Board, Dean Spanos, and a breast cancer survivor, was joined by Hall of Famer and Chargers Legend LaDainian Tomlinson and members of Hoag Hospital's Hoag Family Cancer Institute recently for a very special zoom call. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and … Continued

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Sue J. Gross Foundation Awards $5 Million to Hoag Breast Center

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, California, has announced a $5 million gift from philanthropist Sue Gross in support of the Hoag Breast Center. Made through the Sue J. Gross Foundation, the gift will support a significant expansion of the center's services. In recognition of the gift, the center, which is located within the … Continued

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