The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital is creating a multidisciplinary team of providers to offer comprehensive care to gender variant youth. Before we talk about what it means to be transgender, let’s first cover a few definitions. When we are born, we are assigned a sex—male or female—based on what body parts we are born with. […]

National Midwifery Week is October 4-10! We’re taking the opportunity to thank our incredible midwives — and spread the word about midwives to even more women. We believe everyone should know how much #MidwivesMakeADifference to women and families. Request an appointment online with a nurse midwife at The University of Vermont Medical Center, or call 802-847-1400. […]

Julia Wick, MS, LCMHC, will speak at the 18th Annual Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Conference, a free all-day educational event for both the public and providers at all levels. Please join us on October 2. Sessions fill quickly, register today! Read “Healing Through Play, Part 1: How to Use Play With Children After a […]

Today’s tracking apps can be very helpful. In fact, tracking is one of the best tools you can use to monitor health and wellness beacause it helps you to catch when things aren’t going so well. So, try one of these weight loss and maintenance apps today to keep your weight under control! Calorie Counter Compatible: with Apple, […]

When going out to the grocery store, we are faced with thousands of different food choices. According to the Food Marketing Institute, your average grocery store has up to 47,000 different products! Yikes, that is a lot of food and a lot of choices. Faced with so many choices, many of us narrow down our […]

Insomnia is a complex and highly prevalent sleep disorder. Chances are high that you or someone you know has difficulty sleeping when you want to sleep (at the beginning, in the middle, and/or at the end of their sleep period) and it’s negatively affecting your life. Sometimes, insomnia can be described as just having poor […]

Are you throwing away your unwanted or expired medications? Think about this: The same prescription medications that may help you get better will only make someone else much worse, if they fall into the wrong hands. In fact, throwing medications in the trash makes them a target not only for your children or other family […]