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Preparing For A Visit To The Gynecologist

May 14, 2019 10:45 am Published by

Whether you’re heading to the gynecologist for an annual checkup or to get help with a medical issue, there are several things you can do, or avoid, beforehand to make your visit as streamlined as possible. Having efficient and thorough appointments is important because many women use their OB-GYN as their primary care doctor. 1. Make sure you ask for... View Article ⇒

All About Infertility Evaluations

November 22, 2018 10:45 am Published by

First things first. What is an infertility evaluation? An infertility evaluation is a combination of exams and tests that are used to help determine the reason why you and your partner have not conceived. The goal of this evaluation is to find a cause, so that a possible treatment can be determined. In many cases, a successful treatment for infertility... View Article ⇒

How to Tell When Labor Begins

October 23, 2018 10:45 am Published by

What happens when labor begins? As you begin to labor, your cervix will open or dilate. Your uterus, which contain muscles, will contact at regular intervals. This will cause your abdomen to become hard. Between contractions it will soften as your uterus relaxes. Feeling as if the baby has dropped lower is a sign that labor is approaching in anywhere... View Article ⇒

Ovarian Cysts – Symptoms, Types and Treatment

September 14, 2018 10:45 am Published by

An ovarian cyst is a pouch or sac that forms in or on the ovary. It is filled with fluid or other tissue. Ovarian cysts are very common and can occur in women during childbearing years or after menopause. In the majority of cases, ovarian cysts are benign, meaning that are not cancerous, and they go away on their own... View Article ⇒

How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep

July 3, 2018 10:45 am Published by

Your quality of sleep directly affects your physical and mental health. Fall short of the amount of sleep you need and it can take a serious toll on your daytime energy, productivity, emotional balance and even your weight! There are steps you can take to have a better night’s sleep. The tossing and turning and struggling to fall asleep can... View Article ⇒

Sexually Transmitted Diseases – What You Need To Know

June 19, 2018 10:45 am Published by

If you’re sexually active, including oral, anal or vaginal intercourse and genital touching, you can get a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD). STDs often have no signs or symptoms, and even with no symptoms, you can pass the infection onto your partners. It’s important to use a condom during sex, and visit your doctor regularly for STD screenings, so you can... View Article ⇒

Postpartum Depression – What You Need To Know

May 22, 2018 10:45 am Published by

Having a baby is a big deal, and the birth of a baby can trigger many powerful emotions, from excitement and joy to fear and anxiety. But it can also result in something unexpected — depression. Mothers often have a lot of different feelings and emotions in the weeks and months after they give birth. These feelings can change often,... View Article ⇒

Heart Health Tips For Women

April 19, 2018 10:45 am Published by

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year? That’s about one women every minute! The latest findings from the American Heart Association also report that: around 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases 90% of women have one or more risk factors for heart... View Article ⇒

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What Does Motherhood Mean to You?

June 28, 2017 10:45 am Published by

Motherhood, I invite you to think about what this word means to you?  As an Obstetrician, I am blessed to witness the miracle of pregnancy and childbirth where every delivery is like I am in awe for the first time.  But I would be remiss in not talking about my Patients who become a Mother in other ways.  Mothers who... View Article ⇒

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