World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated during the first week of August and seeks to bring awareness to the importance of breastfeeding globally. You may be wondering if breastfeeding is the right option for you, or about the benefits breastfeeding offers you and your baby. To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, we’ve compiled a list of advantages to breastfeeding for both mother and child, along with some breastfeeding tips for new mothers.

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One in three women will develop a form of cancer at some point in their lives. While there are a wide variety of cancers, women should be especially vigilant to those that impact women specifically, including breast and gynecological cancers. Simply being a woman is a risk factor for these types. The best chances for survival are when a cancer is detected early and treated as soon as possible, so it’s important to know how to assess your risk and understand which symptoms you shouldn’t ignore.

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If you and your partner have struggled to start a family, you’re far from alone.

Infertility is a heartbreaking medical condition that affects women and men of every race, religion, sexuality, and socioeconomic status. It is estimated that as many as 15% of American couples have difficulty getting pregnant.

For couples who have trouble conceiving, infertility can be a source of embarrassment. One survey found that 61% of people with infertility don’t tell friends or family members about the problem.

We at Women’s Health Associates want to challenge that stigma by providing you with helpful information about what can cause infertility, as well as infertility treatment options.

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