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How Does Menopause Affect Your Appearance?

Some menopause symptoms — like hot flashes — are infamous. Other symptoms aren’t as well known, but they can still have a significant impact on your life and your appearance. Learn how menopausal changes could affect your skin, hair, and more.

Oct 1st, 2021
When to Consider a Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a gynecologic procedure to remove part or all of your uterus. It’s a common method of permanent birth control, but it also has the power to treat serious gynecologic conditions from endometriosis to cancer. Find out more.

Sep 1st, 2021
Relieve These 8 Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a rite of passage for women in their 40s and 50s. It’s a natural process, but the symptoms can have a serious effect on your quality of life. From hot flashes to fatigue, find relief from your most bothersome menopause symptoms.

Aug 2nd, 2021
You Don't Have to Live With Heavy Periods

Many women get bothersome symptoms like bloating, irritability, and cramps during their menstrual periods. But if you suffer heavy bleeding every month, that’s not normal. Find out what constitutes a heavy period, and find treatment options here.

Jul 8th, 2021
What Constitutes a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a natural process, but complications can arise that put your health or your baby’s at risk. Learn more about the common causes of a high-risk pregnancy, and what having a high-risk pregnancy could mean for you.

Jun 14th, 2021
I Need Help For Intimacy Issues

Sexual health is an important part of your overall well-being. Intimacy issues and sexual dysfunction can interfere with your self-esteem — and your relationship with your partner. Learn to recognize the signs of intimacy issues and how to seek help.

May 5th, 2021
Our Favorite Birth Control Methods

As a woman, finding the right birth control is an important part of your health care plan. There are options for everyone, from daily pills to long-acting intrauterine devices (IUDs), and each has its benefits. Find out more about your options here.

Apr 1st, 2021
Why Every Woman Should Have a Gynecologist

Gynecologists specialize in women’s unique health needs. It may seem like a hassle to keep up with regular doctor’s appointments — but when you have a gynecologist, you have the support you need to enjoy your best health in each stage of life.

Mar 7th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Cesarean Delivery

Are you developing your birth plan? Whether you’re scheduled for a cesarean section (C-section) or you’re curious about what it entails, there are a lot of misconceptions about how C-sections work. Learn the facts about cesarean delivery here.

Feb 4th, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Prenatal Care

Are you trying for a baby? Maybe you’re newly pregnant. Now is the time to learn about the importance of prenatal care: specialized doctor’s visits just for you and your growing baby. Learn how prenatal care gives your baby a healthier start to life.

Jan 1st, 2021
You've Tested Positive for Chlamydia — Now What?

Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection, but receiving a positive diagnosis can leave you wondering what to do next. Find out how you can get treated and when it’s safe to have sex again.

Dec 1st, 2020
Tips for Navigating a Winter Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time, but it also brings up lots of questions for many moms-to-be — especially if they’re pregnant during the winter months. Find out how to navigate winter safely and enjoy the changing seasons with these pregnancy tips.

Nov 2nd, 2020
What Are Ovarian Cysts?

Ovarian cysts are common growths, and while they’re often painless and harmless, the presence of these fluid-filled sacs could indicate a more serious gynecologic issue. Find out more about ovarian cysts and treatment options.

Oct 1st, 2020
What's Causing Your Intimacy Issues?

Intimacy and sex are important to a healthy romantic relationship. But when intimacy issues get in the way, your self-esteem and your relationship with your partner can suffer. Find out what could be causing your intimacy issues and how to get help.

Sep 3rd, 2020
Developing Your Cesarean Birth Plan

A birth plan is a written directive of your preferences during labor and delivery. While it’s popular for mothers who are planning a vaginal delivery, creating a birth plan shouldn’t be overlooked if you’re getting a cesarean section. Learn why.

Aug 17th, 2020
Common Causes of Trauma to Your Cervix

Your cervix is a band of fibrous tissue connecting your uterus and vagina. It can get irritated or injured, often causing pain, bleeding, or unusual discharge. Learn more about some of the common causes of trauma to the cervix.

Jul 21st, 2020
How Do I Prepare for Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery?

Minimally invasive gynecology surgery offers less scarring, shorter recovery times, and a host of other benefits over traditional methods. But even minimally invasive surgery is a medical procedure, so it takes some preparation. Learn more here.

Jun 26th, 2020
5 Early Signs That You May Be Pregnant

If you’re trying for a baby, you know it’s hard to wait until a missed period to find out if you’re pregnant. Your body begins changing almost immediately after conception, and some signs are noticeable early. Find the first signs of pregnancy here.

Apr 20th, 2020
What to Expect with da Vinci® Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is a common surgical procedure for women who don’t want to have children in the future. The da Vinci® robot-assisted surgical system combines successful hysterectomy procedures with lower risk and less down time. Find out what to expect.

Mar 4th, 2020
Why Twins Constitute a High-Risk Pregnancy

If you’ve found out you’re carrying twins, now there’s an explanation for why you seem to be gaining weight at the drop of a hat. Learn more about what to look out for healthwise during this anticipatory time.

Nov 1st, 2019
What to Expect During Your First Prenatal Appointment

From the time you find out you’re pregnant, you want the best for your baby. This means you should schedule your first prenatal appointment as soon as possible. Find out what’s involved so you’re prepared for this important consultation.

Oct 1st, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

HPV infections are common, and most go away on their own. But some strains of the virus hang around, increasing your risks of cervical cancer and other problems. Here’s how to prevent HPV infection and what to do if you’re already infected.

Aug 9th, 2019
Living with Endometriosis

Does your endometriosis pain keep you from enjoying life? Discover how managing stress, getting plenty of rest, eating a proper diet, and staying active can help you live with this painful condition.

Jun 1st, 2019
How Does Menopause Affect Your Sex Life?

Many women feel hesitant when it comes to discussing the effects of menopause on their sex lives. We believe that the conversation begins with demystifying the topic. Learn more about your options when it comes to this common issue for all women.

May 1st, 2019
How Genetic Screening Prior to Pregnancy Will Benefit You

With pregnancy comes a lot of worry about your health and the health of your baby. Pre-pregnancy genetic screening can help put your mind at ease. A simple blood test can help you understand if your baby could be at risk for certain conditions.

Mar 7th, 2019