Infertility Educational Series Part #2: The Emotional Toll of Infertility

December 8, 2014

“When are you going to have children?” “Why haven’t you had a baby yet?” “What are you waiting for to have a child?” These are some of the questions that couples experiencing infertility hear often. These questions result in emotional pain that not many people understand unless they are going through the same problem. Well-meaning…

Read More

Infertility Educational Series Part #1: What is Infertility?

November 17, 2014

Infertility is a delicate and emotional topic for you as a woman and your family. The feeling of inadequacy, “why me” and the lower self esteem created by being infertile often leads to emotional distress, family tension and actually aggravates the infertility problem. That’s why understanding what infertility is, the types of infertility and the…

Read More

Planning For Your Pregnancy

November 6, 2014

There are many great reasons why planning for your pregnancy is important.  Planning and preparing can help you and your baby be healthier and may even lower the risk of your baby having health issues as an adult.  Your actions now can have a positive impact on you and your child and you both will…

Read More

What is a Pap Test and Who Should Get One?

October 20, 2014

#157312797 / gettyimages.com The question you may have is what is a pap test and who should get one? A pap test also known as a pap smear is a test that checks for cancerous and precancerous cells in the cervix within the female body. This test is a simple yet very effective screening tool…

Read More

Your First Mammogram

October 17, 2014

#157696631 / gettyimages.com Going for your first mammogram can be a scary time however rest assured that this simple exam can be a lifesaving event.  They are the first line in diagnosing breast cancer as well as any other abnormalities in the breast which is why it is so important to have one done yearly…

Read More

Planning for your Preconception Doctor Visit

October 15, 2014

#483636419 / gettyimages.com When you make the big decision in your life that you are ready to try to become pregnant, it’s important to plan a visit to your OBGYN. They will be able to help you along the way during conception and can answer any burning questions you might have. There are some things…

Read More

Pelvic Pain Diagnosis and Pain Management

October 10, 2014

#171591931 / gettyimages.com Pelvic pain in women can stem from different problems in the body. It can be a result in problems with the ovaries and uterus, and it can also be from problems with pelvic bone and non-reproductive organs inside the body as well. Let’s discuss more about pelvic pain and pain management options.…

Read More

Preparing for Your Gynecological Exam

#169280700 / gettyimages.com When preparing for your gynecological exam, there are many things you should know. Whether it’s your first visit or not, there are some important steps to take before you show up at the gynecologist appointment. If this is your first time visiting a certain gynecologist you will need to be more prepared,…

Read More

What is Menopause?

#157428446 / gettyimages.com What is menopause? The term ‘menopause’ represents all side effects from the ending of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Menopause goes through three stages, perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause, and often begins in women at the age of 50 on average, however some women can start earlier and some later. It is the natural…

Read More

What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

#186481150 / gettyimages.com Many of us have heard of laparoscopic surgery, but do we know what it really is? If you don’t we are going to explain what it is in further detail, keep reading to find out more.   What is Laparoscopic Surgery? Laparoscopic surgery is also known as minimally invasive surgery, this is…

Read More