Family Health

There is nothing more important than your family’s health. In fact, keeping our families safe is something that most of us think about every day, whether you’re on the sidelines watching your teens play sports, slathering a wiggly toddler with sunscreen or just starting the journey as a newly pregnant mom-to-be.
We can guide you through the basics for keeping your family healthy and safe, including:

  • Where to look for care in an emergency
  • How to find specialists in specific medical fields
  • Preventive care guidelines you should follow for every age and stage, from mammograms and prostate screenings to kids’ check-ups and immunizations
  • Resources for pregnancy and post-partum care
  • Tips for day-to-day general good health practices

We know that it’s hard to keep track of all of these things, so we’re here to help. Our goal is to provide you with the tools you need to make informed decisions about your family’s health care. That way, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’ve taken steps to ensure that you and your loved ones will have many active, fun years ahead!

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Schedule Those Summer Checkups for Your Kids!

Summer can be a great time to relax, enjoy the sun, and unwind a bit. You might be planning a vacation, or something as simple as a picnic with friends or family.

For kids, the most important part of the summer is…NO SCHOOL!

Since it’s a time without classes, homework, and after-school activities on the schedule, summer is the perfect opportunity to take your kids to the doctor for their annual checkup. This is also known as a well visit.

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Maternity Benefits Part II: Breastfeeding Benefits

It takes a team effort to make breastfeeding work. I know this from personal experience. I’m proud and grateful to have breastfed both my kids for more than a year, but I have to give credit to my husband, mom, friends, co-workers, employer, providers, lactation consultants, and local breastfeeding support groups for helping me along the way (not to mention my trusty breast pump that I got for free from my health plan). continue reading →