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    What No One Tells You About Breastfeeding

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    Mammogram at 40? What to Consider

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    Should I Get Breast Implants?

    “Breast changes” was the reason listed on the chart of a recent patient I saw in my office. She arrived in near hysterics, noting that ...

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  • Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO, is a board-certified OB/GYN in private practice in Franklin, TN, and serves as the vice chief of staff at Williamson Medical Center. She is the co-author of The Pregnancy Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey to Motherhood and The Baby Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey through Baby’s First Year.