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Questions to Raise at Your Next Gynecological Exam

A well woman visit is a vital part of every woman’s life, and in between visits, we know that life happens. So if you have an exam coming up and you have concerns, now is a good time to put together health questions to ask.
Nov 2nd, 2022

How Does Thyroid Disease Affect Pregnancy?

Your thyroid is one of several organs that produce hormones to help functions throughout your body. Thyroid disease is a common disorder that can cause many problems including complications with pregnancy.
Oct 1st, 2022

When Is Vaginal Bleeding a Sign of Cancer?

Menstrual bleeding is a part of every woman’s life during the reproductive years, but there are times when you may experience bleeding outside of your cycle. Read on to find out when it’s normal or when it may be linked to cancer.
Aug 4th, 2022

Trouble Sleeping? It Could be Menopause

There are a multitude of reasons you may not be sleeping well, but a possible cause of problems like insomnia can come from the hormonal changes that occur as you approach menopause. Read on to learn more.
Jul 29th, 2022

How Endometriosis Causes Pain and Problems

Pelvic pain can be the result of many conditions, ranging from minor irritations to life-threatening illnesses. Endometriosis is a pelvic condition that can be painful, but is treatable. Read on to find out how it can affect you.
Jun 1st, 2022

Analyzing Your Ovarian Cyst with an Ultrasound

Your ovaries are essential to your reproductive system, but a cyst on one or both of them can lead to complications that affect your health. Read on to learn the advantages of analyzing a cyst with ultrasound.
May 4th, 2022

Am I Infertile?

If you’re trying to have a baby and you don’t succeed, there are a number of reasons why that happens. If you keep trying to conceive over a long enough period of time, infertility may be a possible cause. But how do you know?
Apr 1st, 2022

5 Potential Causes of Infertility

Infertility is a common problem for millions of women, and for those affected, struggling to conceive can cause miscarriages or stillbirths. Learn what factors can keep you from reaching your goal of parenthood.
Mar 2nd, 2022

How Does the Vaginal Ring Work?

If you’re sexually active and you don’t want children, there are many birth control options available to help. One effective method you can consider is the vaginal ring. Read on to learn more.
Feb 2nd, 2022

Recovering from a C-Section: What to Expect

Whether you’ve had a baby before or not, if you haven’t given birth through cesarean section, there are things you need to know. Here’s what to expect about the experience of and recovery from this birthing method.
Dec 9th, 2021

How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

During menopause, your body undergoes a lot of changes that affect your health for the rest of your life. During this period, you experience many emotional changes. Read on to find out more.
Nov 9th, 2021

Do I Have Morning Sickness or Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

While nausea and vomiting are common, too much could mean that there is a more serious issue. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a condition that causes extreme morning sickness that could cause complications in your pregnancy. Here is what you should know.
Nov 30th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Aug 26th, 2021

What is a Hysterectomy?

What is a hysterectomy? Are there different types of hysterectomies? Why is a hysterectomy done? Get answers to these questions and more.
Feb 5th, 2021

5 Tips for Choosing the Right OBGYN

Search for an OBGYN can be a little daunting. It’s an important decision that can have a great impact on your health or the health of your baby. There are plenty of options to choose from and it may be difficult to narrow the field.
Oct 5th, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding

The decision to breastfeed is a personal matter, but the decision may draw strong opinions from your family and friends. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) strongly recommend ...
Sep 14th, 2020

What Should You Include in a Birth Plan?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that physicians support a more individualized approach to labor management. This means that more in-depth birth plans will presumptively be more common place among expecting mothers. Birth
Aug 14th, 2020

Being Pregnant in the Era of COVID

Being pregnant can be very stressful. Adding COVID-19 to the list can be overwhelming. It’s natural to be worried and curious about how the coronavirus might affect your pregnancy. We are here to provide you with the necessary information ...
Jul 1st, 2020

Tips to Help Get You Through Your Pregnancy

During pregnancy, your life will change in ways you may have never thought of before. You must consider the well-being your baby, along with your own. Your body will go through visible physical changes, ...
Jun 17th, 2020

Is Breast Density Directly Linked to Breast Cancer?

There has been some discussion amongst medical professionals, whether there is a direct correlation between breast density and breast cancer. One should consider everything when it comes to personal health.
May 14th, 2020

Painful Sex? It’s More Common than You Think

Painful sex is more common than you may think and has many different causes. In fact, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 3 out of 4 women will experience painful sex in their lifetime.
Apr 15th, 2020

The Importance of an Annual Woman’s Wellness Exam

People today are juggling many responsibilities. Work, family obligations and other factors make it seem like you have no extra time to focus on your health. It’s easy to neglect your health – especially when you are feeling okay.
Mar 15th, 2020

How to Sleep While Pregnant

Many women find themselves wondering how they should sleep while pregnant. Sleep gets tricky during the third trimester, which is also known as the most sleep challenged stage of pregnancy.
Jan 31st, 2020

Improving Women’s Digestive Health

As women grow older, they find their digestive health patterns change. Eating and drinking the proper supply of nutrients can help the body grow, replace worn-out tissue and provide energy. If your body isn’t receiving the nutrients it needs...
Jan 30th, 2020

Top 5 Mobile Period Trackers

Most women’s menstrual cycle is 28 days. Normally, the length of a period is 3 to 8 days, averaging 5 days. What is the menstrual cycle? The monthly cycle causes a series of changes in a woman’s body as it prepares for the possibility of fertilization.
Dec 29th, 2019

Is Flying While Pregnant Safe?

Nearly 50 million Americans are estimated to travel by airline this holiday season. While it may be instinctive to think that you shouldn’t be flying while pregnant, it can be perfectly safe as long as you follow some simple steps ...
Nov 13th, 2019

Survivorship: Your New Way of Life

Survivor is a word that is commonly used to attribute to a person that once had cancer. Not everyone who once had cancer identifies with that word, but there is something inherent about the word survivor that lends itself to support and admiration.
Oct 15th, 2019

What Causes Cervical Cancer?

According to the American Cancer Society, over 13,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2019. For over 4,000, the disease will be terminal.   Cervical Cancer is the 4th most common type of cancer in women, however it is also the most treatabl
Aug 14th, 2019

What to Expect for Your First Gynecology Visit

Going to the gynecologist (OBGYN) as an adult is a routine part of staying healthy, but when it is your first visit it can be unnerving unless you know what to expect. These feelings are very common when trying something new.
Aug 1st, 2019

Postpartum Depression: You Are Not Alone

According to the American Psychological Association, two out of four new mothers experience what is commonly referred to as the “baby blues” after delivering a baby. Up to 15% of those women will develop a more severe and longer lasting depression called p
Jun 30th, 2019

All You Need to Know About Having a “Big” Baby

Regardless of how many children you have had, expecting mothers’ minds are often filled with pressing questions. Will my baby sleep through the night? Will they have difficulty nursing? How big will my baby be?
May 12th, 2019