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Pregnancy & Infant Loss Rememberance Day - October 15th
October is designated as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and SIDS Awareness Month, with October 15 at 7 p.m. designated as the “International Wave of Light” candle-lighting to remember and honor all babies lost due to miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDs or unknown causes.
Women wearing breast cancer awareness ribbons
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to remember and reflect upon prioritizing lifelong breast health. Of the 3.5 million people in the U.S. living with a personal history of breast cancer (all stages combined), an estimated 155,000 are diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer, known as Metastasized Breast Cancer (MBC.) October 13 is designated Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day to recognize and encourage those facing the many challenges accompanying continuous, lifelong breast cancer treatments, plus increase awareness of the vital importance of breast health for women of all ages.

The Importance of Mental Health

Woman in a therapy session
October 2 through October 8 is designated Mental Illness Awareness Week, with National Depression Screening Day on October 6 and World Mental Health Day on October 10. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of knowledgeable, compassionate women’s health professionals wants to share important information about the importance of quality mental health, the unique impact specific mental health challenges have on women and valuable tips on what you can do to monitor and optimize your personal mental health and daily wellbeing to help you achieve and enjoy a quality, long life.
Women meditating in yoga class
National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is September 28, and your local Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health experts encourages women of all ages to optimize their health through prioritizing regular physical activity, increasing health awareness and choosing to optimize their personal health, so they enjoy long quality lives.

Folic Acid Awareness Week

Foods rich in Folic Acid
Your Capital Women’s Care team of women’s health professionals shares vital facts about the importance of folic acid and provides you with valuable tips on how to get your recommended daily requirement through supplement and diet to reduce risk of NTDs in your baby.

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
September is designated National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Your Capital Women’s Care team explains atrial fibrillation, its risk factors, symptoms, causes and treatments plus outlines important tips you can initiate to reduce your personal AFib risk, so you have best opportunity to enjoy a long quality life.

Healthy Aging for Women

Middle aged women getting ready to do yoga
September is Healthy Aging Month and your Capital Women’s Care team offers vital tips for healthy aging so you can pave the way to maintain and continue enjoying sound health during your senior years.

Importance of Combating Inflammation

Woman with back pain
Your local Capital Women’s Care team wants to increase your awareness of chronic inflammation and its adverse health effects. We discuss chronic inflammation causes, symptoms and treatments and offer tips to combat and eliminate chronic inflammation and subsequent health issues, so you achieve and enjoy a long quality life.

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Woman breastfeeding baby
August is designated Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Your Capital Women’s Care team highlights breastfeeding recommendations; important health benefits breastfeeding offers both baby and mother; new health information relating to COVID-19 and breastfeeding, including recent findings; and vital tips and practices for successful breastfeeding.

Fibroid Awareness Month

Woman in bed with abdominal pain
July is designated Fibroids Awareness Month. Your local Capital Women’s Care team of health professionals shares important information about fibroids and their symptoms, causes and treatments to help you understand how they may impact your body and overall health.

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