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Why Choose Natural Childbirth

Natural childbirth is an empowering experience for women, allowing them to utilize their strength and resilience through relaxation techniques and mindful breathing to endure the pain of labor.
Jun 1st, 2023

Early Signs Of Pregnancy

A pregnancy test is how you can confirm it. Does it seem too early? If so, you could be looking for early signs of pregnancy.
May 28th, 2023

Benefits Of Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, you may be wondering about the benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is better than bottled formula milk, if it is something you are able to do. 
May 27th, 2023
Pregnancy and Stress

Holiday Health Tips For Women

The holiday season brings with it intense travel, crowded shops and festive social events. The holiday period can sometimes be a time of frenetic activity filled with familial obligations, shopping trips and extensive socializing.
Jan 4th, 2022
Inspiring Quotes about Health and Life

Inspiring Quotes About Health and Life

Health is a blessing that we should always cherish. It's not something that will come to us quickly, but if we put in the work and live a healthy lifestyle, it can be attained with time. Many inspiring quotes about health and life help motivate people to g
Oct 14th, 2021
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Health Tips from a Naturopath's Perspective

Naturopaths are healthcare providers who focus on natural, holistic treatments for their patients. They offer various services such as nutritional counseling and naturopathic medicine to help people live healthier lives. Here are five essential health tips
Oct 14th, 2021
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Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

A lot of decisions go into pregnancy, the waiting, and the giving birth. If you are an expectant mom, you need to learn all there is to know about the various medical interventions involved in giving birth. Then decide which ones you prefer or which ones y
Aug 10th, 2021
Iron Deficiency

Importance of Iron in Pregnancy

One of the most important changes in a woman's body during pregnancy is an increase in blood volume. Therefore, pregnant women should make sure to consume a sufficient amount of iron-rich foods during pregnancy. There is a great relationship between iron a
Aug 10th, 2021

What is a Doula? Do You Need One?

A doula is your source of information, comfort, and support before the birth, during, and even after your baby is born. Although not trained medically -- that’s the work of your OB-GYN or midwife -- a doula can help you better understand medical terms and
Apr 27th, 2021

What is an OB-GYN and Why Do You Need One?

An OB-GYN (also known as an obstetrician-gynecologist) is a doctor that specializes in women's health. They are trained specifically in areas of health that are exclusive for women, making them the best people to visit with women's health questions.
Dec 16th, 2020
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What to Do When Your Pap Smear Comes Back Abnormal

Are you putting off getting a regular pap smear because you are afraid the test will come back abnormal? This is a common fear that many women have that prevents them from taking proactive steps for their health.
Nov 24th, 2020

Continued Pap Smear Information

Most people have heard of a Pap Smear, but not as many know why we do them. Today we’ll answer some common questions we get on Paps, and why they are so important! This is the continued post that correlates directly with the previous Pap Smear post!
Nov 19th, 2020
Health Education

What can I do to help prevent a postpartum mood disorder? 

The last post to our post partum mood disorder, will highlight any minute detail we had missed in the first two posts. We are addressing with care the steps to take during our recovery and how our expecting mothers can be ahead of the game.
Nov 18th, 2020
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What Can I Do to Treat PostPartum Mood Disorder

This is a continuation of an original post, giving recommendations on taking care of Post Partum mood disorder. This short post will highlight the significance of getting in touch with your provider as soon as possible to help implement a wellness plan.
Nov 18th, 2020
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All About Pap Smears

Most women have heard of a Pap Smear, but not as many know the why. Today we'll answer some common questions we get on Paps, and why they're so important!
Nov 18th, 2020
Post Partum Post

Beating the Baby Blues

This post is going to highlight key factors on postpartum mood disorders. It will help walk you through, what to do, what to look out for and when to make an appointment. This blog post will be the first of a couple to thoroughly walk you through it all!
Nov 17th, 2020
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Importance of Iron

Understanding the iron in your body when you're pregnant is important. This post goes into detail on signs to look out for and helpful tips to how your diet can contribute to a healthy iron count. Read on to learn more!
Oct 25th, 2020
Breast Cancer Awareness

When to make an Appointment?

True Harmony wants to dive in head first for your breast health. In this post, we will be reviewing when to look into making an appointment with breast exams. Your breast health is very important and we want to make sure you're taking the right steps!
Oct 12th, 2020

What to Expect at Your First Prenatal Appointment

Your pregnancy test came back positive! You are probably wondering what happens next, and when you should get started with your prenatal care. At True Harmony, our OB and midwifery team are excited to meet you and get you started on your pregnancy journey!
Sep 10th, 2020

What to Know Before Getting Pregnant

If you are starting to think about pregnancy, whether that be in a few months, a few years, or just “sometime in the future,” then there are already steps you can take to prepare in order to set yourself up for a healthy pregnancy!
Sep 7th, 2020

What is a dermoid cyst?

Ovarian cysts are very common in women, but did you know there are different types? You might find one of these types particularly interesting!
Sep 3rd, 2020

What is the difference between a 3D and 4D ultrasound?

Many patients ask, "What the difference is between a 3D and 4D ultrasound?" We at the Center for True Harmony are always happy to help! Understanding the difference between the two is pretty simple. Let's take a look!
Aug 31st, 2020

Choosing a Birth Control Method - Things to Consider

There are so many options available for contraception- pills, IUDs, implants, shots, rings, etc. While having many options is great, making a decision about which one to choose can be daunting! Your providers at True Harmony are happy to help!
Aug 28th, 2020
Health Education

When is the best time for 3D/4D ultrasounds?

Planning on coming in for a 3D/4D ultrasound? True Harmony offers 3D/4D fun ultrasounds to not only our patients, but non-patients as well! When is the best time during your pregnancy to get this done? Let's take a look!
Aug 26th, 2020


What the UTI Tea Blend Consists of and their Benefits
Aug 21st, 2020

Eating Right During Pregnancy

What you eat is what becomes the foundation to your bodies nutritional support. Be kind to yourself and in turn be kind to baby.
Aug 18th, 2020

Natural Ways to Cope with Nausea in Pregnancy

We at the Center for True Harmony love to provide our patients pregnancy related information as well as tips for relief. Here's a fun one - nausea! This pregnancy symptom is very common and can be remedied.
Aug 10th, 2020

Wellness Goals

A dive into wellness tips for coping with the pandemic
Aug 8th, 2020

Birthing Class

Providing support around FAQ's upon delivery and postpartum.
Jul 23rd, 2020

Summer Health

State of Arizona does not play around come Summer time, so here are some safe and healthy recommendations for you!
Jul 14th, 2020

Self Care

What are you practicing for self care?
Jul 3rd, 2020

Living with the Times

We have some tips for our patients, friends and family to provide some ideas in getting past these unprecedented times.
May 22nd, 2020
Skin Care

Skin Care

Getting prepared for when the entertainment scene OPENS!
May 1st, 2020
Working Together

Coping with COVID-19

We know how stressful this time is. Especially with our expectant families. Here's some insight/tips on coping.
Apr 30th, 2020
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Dermoids? Teratomas? What are they, and how could they be effecting me?
Apr 20th, 2020

Getting Ready for Birth

You're getting ready for baby to be here, as new parents OR established. We always want to be prepared, right? Well here's a peek into how!
Apr 15th, 2020

Lets Build our Immune Systems

We are experiencing history, so why not work together as a team, to help build an immunity? With just the right ingredients I know we can!
Apr 10th, 2020
Let's work together

Annual Check Up!

Well Woman Exams are still important! Here's a look into how we are processing those types of appointments...
Mar 31st, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 22nd, 2020

Understanding Fibroids: What You Should Know

Fibroids are growths that form inside or on the walls of the uterus. They are most common in women between the ages of 30 to 50, with an estimated 20-80% of females developing fibroids before menopause.
Dec 18th, 2020

Staying Safe

Being Safe and Maintaining Mental Clarity - IN with Positive and Out with the Negative
Jul 1st, 2020

Restless Legs in Pregnancy

Our midwife Avery Klepacki, CNM is all about patient education! Hear her take on restless legs in pregnancy, the connection is has with your body, and suggestions on improving this common pregnancy symptom.
Jun 24th, 2020

Summer Pregnancy Tips

It’s that time of year again (as our weather apps continue to remind us!). The temperature is creeping up and the sun is certainly not letting us forget about it. Here are some tips to keep you and baby healthy this time of year:
May 29th, 2020

Getting Your Body Into Labor

As people are nearing their due date, or have even gone past it, we often get the question “is there anything I can do to get things going!?” The short answer is yes, and no. We are True Harmony are happy to help!
May 17th, 2020


Girls, we've all got THE questions, and we want you to know that we are here to support you, and provide peace of mind so that you can rest easy!
Mar 27th, 2020
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A Look Into Seeing Baby

At True Harmony, we understand how exciting it is to find out your pregnant! Not to mention seeing your little bundle for the first time via ULTRASOUND, here's some informative and helpful tips!
Mar 26th, 2020

Tips for Preventing the Coronavirus

The Center for True Harmony is a firm believer on keeping your mind and body healthy, and sharing tips on what you can do to help. The Coronavirus is a current event that is a top headline and we would like to share with you what we know!
Mar 4th, 2020

What Is a TA and TV Ultrasound?

It is very common for our office to order ultrasounds so that we can determine what the underlying cause could be for your gynecological concerns. A provider can order a TA ultrasound, TV ultrasound, or both!
Mar 3rd, 2020

Defining a “Natural Childbirth”

Many people who are pregnant are interested in or have the goal of a “natural childbirth.” But what does that mean? Our True Harmony providers give insight on this popular topic!
Feb 26th, 2020

True Harmony Birth Classes!

We are happy to announce that starting in April we will be offering pregnancy/childbirth preparation classes for our patients! There will be two classes taught by two of our midwives – Avery Klepacki and Kassi Sefton.
Feb 22nd, 2020

Can I bring my child into my ultrasound?

Can I bring my child to an ultrasound? The answer to this is, YES! An ultrasound of your unborn child is one of the most exciting visits you get to experience during pregnancy. True Harmony welcomes family members to join!
Feb 21st, 2020

Your Cervix in Labor – The Process of “Ripening”

Near the end of their pregnancy, a common concern at the end of their appointment is, “how dilated am I?” While dilation is an important part of the process, there are many other pieces that contribute to your cervix getting ready for labor and birth.
Jan 23rd, 2020

Breathing In the Womb. How does it work?

There are so many things to learn about your little one and they have yet to be born! One of the many interesting questions is, how is baby getting air? Here at True Harmony, we got you covered, and are here to answer any question you might have!
Jan 13th, 2020

Medical Aromatherapy - Returning to Self Healing

We at the Center for True Harmony hold on strongly to the path of self healing. One of the many ways to self healing is medical aromatherapy. Discover the beautiful benefits of Mother Nature's many wonders!
Dec 27th, 2019

Outing Tips with Baby

Being a new mom while still taking on day-to-day task can sound like a handful. Running errands is no longer an in and out event. Here are some recommendations from True Harmony that will make your outings with baby a little less stressful!
Nov 27th, 2019

ABCs of Menopause

MaryAnn Shostek, PA-C has a reading delight for women who are searching for menopausal symptom improvement. Let's dive in to the many options of menopause relief by reading MaryAnn's ABC's!
Nov 21st, 2019

Coping Tips during Early Labor

When people think of the start of labor, many people assume that it's like the movies. We at True Harmony strive to educate and prepare our patients for the birth of their little one. Here we can get you prepared for the early labor.
Nov 21st, 2019

True Harmony Tips for Packing Your Hospital Bag

Getting ready for the delivery of your baby is exciting, emotional, and let's be honest, sometimes very overwhelming! True Harmony can help with packing and give you an idea of what should be in your hospital bag on your special day.
Nov 14th, 2019

3D / 4D Images

How to prepare for adorable 3D/4D ultrasound images of baby, and why getting these images may be a struggle for your sonographer!
Nov 7th, 2019