Helpful Resources for Our Patients in Wasilla, AK
At Generations Medical Center, we pride ourselves on being the authority on women’s care in Wasilla, AK. Our team seeks to educate our patients and their families on their bodies from external sources and our own. In the end, our patients learn more because we provide them with reliable resources regarding our own forms and policies, as well as external resources to learn more about themselves outside the office.
WHAT TYPE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS ALLOWED DURING PREGANCY?Walking, hiking, elliptical, and swimming are the best forms of exercise during pregnancy.
ACTIVITIES TO AVOID DURING PREGNANCYJogging & running: Refer to your provider with questions.
HOW CAN I DEAL WITH NAUSEA?This is most likely to occur if your stomach is empty. Eat small frequent meals, possibly six times daily. Don’t let your stomach get empty.
Don’t eat greasy, fatty or spicy food. Drink small sips of liquid before or an hour after meals, not with meals. If you do get nauseous, lie down with your head on pillows and open a window to get fresh air.
Be sure to let the clinic or doctor know if your nausea or vomiting doesn’t go away or seems to get worse.
CONSTIPATIONEat high-fiber foods, including fresh fruits and vegetables; whole grain breads; high fiber cereals; and beans, such as kidney and pinto beans. Drink plenty of liquids. Try to increase your activity, such as walking. Don’t use laxatives.
Dizziness can be caused by the growing uterus pressing on major blood vessels, which causes a blood pressure drop and also by changes in your hormones. When rising from bed or a chair, rise slowly and sit at the edge for a few minutes before standing. Also, try some deep breathing. Avoid low blood sugar by eating five or six small meals a day.
“Heartburn” is a burning felt in your chest, but it has nothing to do with the heart. Food does not move out of your stomach as fast as it did before you became pregnant. Stomach acid can “back up” into your esophagus. You may taste a little sour fluid in your mouth. To help relieve heartburn:
IF YOU HAVE ANY TYPE OF FALLS YOU NEED TO CALL OUR OFFICE, EVEN IF YOU FEEL FINE.
PREGNANCY DO'S AND DONT'S
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Generations Medical Center wants to work with you and your insurance company. As of now, we accept most major insurance companies and are in-network with the following:
Full List of Providers:
First Choice Health
Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska
United Health Care
We do not accept Alaska Native Services. If you have a question or want to check if we accept your insurance, please call us.
Our Office & Billing Policies
Patients arriving 15 minutes late will be rescheduled to the next available appointment time.
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Reach out to Generations Medical Center not only for medical treatment but also for advice and information. We’re always here to answer your questions, concerns, or provide information about a topic or condition you don’t understand. Call us with any questions you have and one of our team members will sit with you and talk.