February is Heart Health Month

Feb 21, 2018 9:20:47 AM / by North Clinic Team posted in Health Tips


According to Million Hearts, “heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases kill over 800,000 Americans each year, accounting for one in every three deaths in the US. Concerningly, strokes are also on the rise among young Americans.

The good news? The risk of cardiovascular disease and events like heart attack and strokes can be greatly reduced by making adjustments to your health habits and medication intake.

So, give yourself a Valentine this February and invest in your heart health. Here are our top 3 strategies for taking care of your cardiovascular system.

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Congrats, You're Pregnant! Now What? 

Feb 14, 2018 11:32:29 AM / by North Clinic Team posted in Health Tips, Women's Health


Happy Valentine’s Day!

If you’ve recently learned you’re pregnant, you have an extra reason to celebrate today.

But in the midst of this celebration, there’s probably one question that’s on your mind: now what?

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Your OB/GYN

Feb 7, 2018 9:49:40 AM / by North Clinic Team posted in Health Tips, Women's Health


If you recently got pregnant, you probably have a lot of questions.  Are there changes you’ll want to make to your diet, or medications you should avoid? What about exercise, and work accommodations? What do you need to do to care for your growing baby? How can you make sure to care for yourself at the same time?

As prenatal care specialists, we get these types of questions all the time.

Here’s our roundup of the top 10 questions to ask your OB/GYN at your first prenatal appointment.

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What You Should Expect From Your First Prenatal Checkup

Jan 31, 2018 7:55:05 AM / by North Clinic Team posted in Health Tips, Women's Health


Congratulations, you're pregnant! One of the first things you'll want to do is schedule your first prenatal appointment.

Your first prenatal appointment will probably take place when you are between eight and ten weeks pregnant. It will probably be your longest prenatal visit too, so it’s a great time to gather information and ask any questions you have about your pregnancy.

Wondering what to expect? Here are 5 things that will happen at your first prenatal visit, plus tips to make the most of this appointment. 

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How Much Does it Cost to Have a Baby?

Jan 24, 2018 8:53:05 AM / by North Clinic Team posted in Health Tips, Women's Health


How much does it cost to have a baby?

According to a recent Health Affairs study, the average cost for a “maternity stay ranged from $1,189 to $11,986” for low-risk pregnancies.

That’s a wide range. So, what affects the costs?

Here are 5 factors that will affect your bills when it’s time to welcome your bundle of joy.

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