Our Blog: To Your Health

Finding Support During a High-Risk Pregnancy: Aisha's Story

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

When Aisha turned 40, the last thing she expected was a baby. Already a mom of three — ages 16, 15, and 13 — Aisha thought she was finished having children. After visiting the doctor thinking her appendix had burst, she discovered that she was not only pregnant but also would have a high-risk pregnancy. Having recently moved to Oregon from Alaska, Aisha was new to Portland and didn’t know where to begin to find an OBGYN. All she knew was that she needed to find someone she trusted. 

Get Your Flu Shot, Not the Flu

Monday, October 7, 2019
It seems like fall has just begun, but we’re already talking about the flu virus.
It is difficult to predict what type of flu will be prominent each year. Flu seasons are unpredictable for a variety of reasons: the timing, severity, and length of the season usually vary from one year to another. Flu season typically peaks between December and February, but physicians are already starting to see some of the first cases.