Pelvic Exam Basics: What You Can Expect
Pelvic exams play an important role in a woman’s fertility health – as well as her reproductive health in general. In addition to offering a time and space...
Common Side Effects of Birth Control Pills
Whenever you start taking a new medication, it’s important to weigh the “risks and benefits,” and birth control pills are definitely no exception. The good news is that...
Easing Back Pain During Pregnancy
Just as you begin to fall in love with that bump housing your beautiful baby it just might grow big enough – and heavy enough – to cause you back pain.
While over-the-counter pain...
How to Reduce Your Risk for Gestational Diabetes:
While diabetes awareness is typically targeted toward diabetes types 1 and 2, gestational diabetes affects between 2 and 10% of pregnant women. It’s considered one of the...
Can Infertility be Caused by Endometriosis?
Endometriosis is a much more prevalent issue than many people might think. In fact, fewer than 1/3 of women know what endometriosis is, despite it affecting approximately one out of...
Rewind to 40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and...
Being Active While Pregnant.
When you’re expecting, it’s important to keep active. Why?
Pregnant women who exercise:
• Have more energy
• Less back pain
• Rebound to pre-pregnancy shape faster
• Have a better body image
• Experience less stress...