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Four Reasons To Attend Prenatal Classes

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It is normal to feel excited about welcoming a baby into the world, but it can also be a scary time as well. Childbirth classes can help provide education and training so that expectant parents can feel less overwhelmed and more prepared with what is about to happen. Here are four reasons why ...
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The Importance of Breast Self-Examinations

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As with all forms of cancer, early detection of breast cancer is crucial when it comes to treatment. Getting an early diagnosis gives a much better chance of full recovery, and may prevent cancer from spreading to other parts of the body. This makes is important that women perform regular self-...
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When Is STD Testing Appropriate?

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It is absolutely essential that sexually active individuals consistently use protection in order to prevent contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). However, because many STDs do not always show immediate signs or symptoms, it is also crucial to receive regular screening. What Type of ...
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Cervical Cerclage Explained

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It is amazing how the female anatomy changes during pregnancy to support the life developing inside, and every mother-to-be desires a safe, healthy gestation. However, sometimes complications can occur that jeopardize the successful completion of a full-term delivery. Thankfully, medical ...
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3 Tips to Prepare for Your Natural Birth

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Giving birth is a life-changing event. Most importantly, it's your life-changing event, which means you deserve the autonomy to do your birth, your way. Based on their doctor's advice, some women find that natural birth is the right choice for their body and their baby. However, if you've never ...
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Understanding and Treating Bacterial Vaginosis

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The female reproductive system is both complicated and amazing. It is able to bring life into the world through labor and delivery.Unfortunately, the system moves through an overwhelming amount of stages that change a woman's physical and emotional well-being. By learning the causes and symptoms of ...
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First Pregnancy: What New Moms Need to Know About After Birth Care

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Everything about your first pregnancy is new, and even though you have tons of information available from your doctor, books, and the internet, you still can't know exactly what to expect. Many women put a lot of research into preparing for labor and delivery, but they aren't as prepared for the ...
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Body Changes You Should Speak to Your OBGYN About While Pregnant

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Your body will naturally change a lot during pregnancy. Your breasts will get swollen and tender, you'll urinate more often, and you will experience lower back pressure and discomfort as your pregnancy progresses. You may also feel slight cramping in your uterus as it expands and notice more ...
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