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In medical school, many physicians aren’t formally trained to ask women about their sex drive. (I know I wasn’t.) Many women wonder why it occurs. And more importantly, what can they do about it?
Victoria Hattie Nelson was born Dec. 13, weighing 1 pound 10 ounces. Her 10-week stay in the Tacoma General Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU ) wasn’t the start her parents envisioned, but the comprehensive care and support they received helped them through a harrowing time.
An open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 gave visitors a sneak peek at the new Family Birth Center, expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for premature babies, and new inpatient rooms.
The first baby born in Pierce County in 2014 arrived about an hour after midnight on New Year's Day. Easton Jackson Zimmerman was born at 1:13 a.m. to Heather and Stuart Zimmerman at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup.
Looking back on my daughter’s first year of life, I realize that so much of parenthood is trial and error. There are as many unique parenting styles as there are types of kids, and nothing about parenting is cut and dry.
No matter if you’re a crunchy mama, modern mama, by the book mama, stay at home mama or working mama, here are five things every new mom should know.
Half a world away in Afghanistan, the soldier’s face lit up in a huge smile as he heard his daughter’s fetal heartbeat for the first time. MultiCare’s video chat technology allowed Spc. Mylin Elder to join his wife Ashley’s ultrasound appointment in Dr. Roque Lanza’s office at MultiCare Women’s Center in Auburn, Wash.
Save the dates for Women's Health Expo in Bonney Lake, Girls Night Out in Gig Harbor, and Ladies Night Out in Tacoma.
When a woman feels a lump in her breast, the fear of breast cancer is often made worse by the fear of not having insurance or enough money to cover the cost of a mammogram, an ultrasound or a biopsy. If you’re a woman in this situation, we can help.
Like many women, Janey Barnhart, a research nurse for the MultiCare Institute of Research and Innovation, has struggled with her weight since junior high school. Her family’s bad eating habits only made Barnhart’s bad genes worse and made dieting a frequent occurrence in her life. But her weight loss “aha” moment finally came.
Women may not know where to turn after a mastectomy, breast reconstruction or custom prosthesis, especially when it comes to finding clothes that will make them feel good. The Healthy Reflections Boutique is one great resource for women seeking a little style after a less-than-glamorous procedure.
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A recent photo shoot at a house in Central Tacoma features Antonette Paulette, who is due to give birth Sept. 3 at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup.
Tami Kapule says early breast cancer detection saved her life.
Now, she’s working hard to make sure other women have the same chance of survival she did.
Looking at 9-year-old Madison today, you’d never guess she spent the first days of her life in MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
She loves gymnastics, hockey, soccer and the hospital that took such good care of her and her mom, Tiffany Lindsay.
What was MultiCare urogynecologist Dr. Danielle Price’s first thought when she saw the new Internet video circulating that highlights women who pee during extreme CrossFit workouts?
“I see all of those people doing heavy lifting and think of their poor pelvic floors!” exclaims Price.
A bald scalp is a blank canvas for artwork that is helping some patients cope with hair loss after chemotherapy treatments at the MultiCare Regional Cancer Center. Called a henna crown, the intricate, temporary designs are created with a plant-based dye.