During the coronavirus – COVID-19 – outbreak that has been challenging our county, it is more important than ever to promote National Women’s Health Week: May 10th – 16th. Woman’s Health Week is a national movement to raise awareness about improving women’s health – including fertility testing and treatment.
Physical & Mental Health Illness Preventatives
Begin making your physical and mental health a priority today. Access this informative women’s health resource to discover simple preventative measures you can incorporate into your everyday whole body healthy lifestyle.
America’s women should take simple proactive steps to prevent physical and mental illness during the 2020 coronavirus – COVID-19 – outbreak.
- Get active while practicing social distancing
- Eat healthy by creating weekly menus to prepare for one-stop shopping
- Get plenty of quality sleep
- Manage stress with yoga and meditation at home
- Quit smoking
- Don’t drink alcohol
- Limit social media and cable news consumption
Coronavirus – COVID-19 – symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, diarrhea, and body aches. These symptoms can accelerate to pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and eventual death.
COVID-19 and Fertility
If you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you must avoid close contact with other – even if they are not experiencing COVID-19 illness symptoms. Many carriers are asymptomatic.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- Clean/disinfect frequently touched surfaces
- Wash your hands regularly
- Wear a face mask on all necessary outings
- Keep a six feet distance from others
- Avoid gatherings of 10 or more
- Wash hands and mask upon return to home
The CDC has posted travel health notices recommending that U.S. citizens not travel to China, South Korea, Iran, and Italy.
Safely Getting Pregnant During Coronavirus – COVID-19 – Outbreak
Every patient of Dr. Laurence Jacobs undergoes a complete fertility assessment and recommended diagnostic testing before a customized treatment plan is designed and implemented. The protocol of a fertility assessment begins with the compilation of a thorough medical history from every patient and their partner – male and female.
Other Upcoming Fertility Health Awareness Movements
There are many movements to spread awareness about women’s fertility health and pregnancy.
- World Infertility Awareness Month: June
- Men’s Health Month: June
- Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month: September
- Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: September
- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: October
- Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day: October 15th
Avid Women’s Fertility Health Doctor
Dr. Laurence Jacobs wants to help you overcome infertility and achieve a healthy pregnancy during the coronavirus – COVID-19 – pandemic. Click the icon below to schedule your telemedicine consultation with Dr. Laurence Jacobs – or – call 888.325.7389.