Health & Wellness

Northwest Family is your number one resource for health and wellness information. We are here to provide you with the best resources for any and all of your health-related questions.  

Each month our doctors provide you with in-depth information on four different health topics.

How Much Physical Activity Does Your Child Need?

Mar 7, 2024, 12:33 PM
Discover the vital role of physical activity in children's health as advised by experienced family medicine practitioners. Learn age-specific activity recommendations to foster physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

What is a Birth Plan and Do I Need One?

Mar 7, 2024, 12:10 PM
Explore the concept of a birth plan with our family doctors. Learn how to communicate your labor and delivery preferences to ensure a personalized birthing experience that aligns with your wishes.

The Importance of Sleep

Mar 7, 2024, 12:02 PM
More studies are being published on the importance of sleep and how sleep deprivation is negatively impacting our overall health.

Tips to Traveling With an Infant

Mar 5, 2024, 3:49 PM
Master the art of traveling with an infant with our expert tips. From packing essentials to planning travel times and ensuring comfort, discover how to make your journey smooth and enjoyable for the whole family.

Colorectal Cancer and the Importance of Screenings

Mar 5, 2024, 10:28 AM
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and this is a topic that is not openly talked about enough.

World Obesity Day

Mar 4, 2024, 10:38 AM
Recognized on March 4th, World Obesity Day aims to raise awareness of the obesity epidemic, its risks, and actions we can take collectively to combat this global health issue.