Endometriosis affects roughly 10% (about 190 million) of women and girls at reproductive age worldwide. So why is this condition talked about so little? Here’s what you need to know about endometriosis and how an endometriosis specialist can help.
The first picture you’ll ever have of your baby is from an ultrasound. This grainy, black and white photo gives you a tiny two-dimensional visual of what your baby looks like right inside your womb! It’s no wonder why parents feel such an intimate connection with these images, wanting to share them with their friends […]
An often hush-hush and embarrassing topic, sexual dysfunction is a common issue for many women. But what is it, and how does it manifest in women? Does it affect your ability to get pregnant? Here are the answers from our gynecology professionals and physicians.
When you think of birth control, you probably think of The Pill. Maybe you think of devices and methods you’ve seen from commercials or TV shows. Whatever comes to mind, there are plenty of birth control options available, both hormonal and non-hormonal.
The morning-after pill is a common form of contraception, but how does it work? How is it safe to use? How often should women use it? The “morning-after pill” is one of many types of birth control, with its own side effects and risks. However, it should not be your primary form of birth control. […]
From reducing hormonal acne to regulating menstrual cycles, birth control can do so much more than preventing pregnancy. Here are just a few of birth control’s benefits that you may be able to get when you visit an OB/GYN.
We’re going back to the basics! Many young girls learn about the female reproductive system and the menstruation cycle for the first time in school or at home. Still, to stay healthy as you get older, it’s important to refresh your memory and stay current on female health topics and birth control care developments. Here’s […]
Looking for Reasons to Breastfeed? Breastfeeding is a pivotal part of motherhood and nurturing a newborn baby, but what happens if you don’t? Here are ten of the best reasons to breastfeed that you should keep in mind if you’re unsure.
Our Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms Whether you’re a new mom or very experienced, breastfeeding can be intimidating. Not only is it an intimate bonding time with your child that you’re probably looking forward to, but also you may be scared of how it could go wrong for you and your child. Here are ten […]
How Does IUD Placement Work? As an IUD becomes one of the most popular and effective forms of birth control, you might have found yourself interested in it at one point. While you probably know what essentially an IUD is and what it generally looks like, IUD placement at a doctor’s office is a whole […]