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How Much Is Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy

The media is all a buzz with the pregnancy of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry who are expecting their first child. How much weight she gains will be the topic of conversation for the coming months, along with her wardrobe of course. There is no simple answer to the question how […]


STI vs. UTI: What Is The Difference Between Their Symptoms

STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you […]


9 Things to Consider About IUDs

Intrauterine devices, abbreviated as IUDs, have been around for years. However, they only recently became popular among women in the United States. Learn why so many women are choosing IUDs as their method of birth control, and whether or not this type of birth control may be ideal for you.


What Can An Ultrasound Tell You?

Friends and relatives of a pregnant mom are treated to pictures and videos of the growing fetus these days through social media platforms like Facebook, so it’s no surprise that ultrasounds are done earlier and earlier. An ultrasound can tell you many secrets like the gender of the baby unlike decades ago when it would […]


10 Symptoms of Endometriosis You Should Be Aware Of

Many women with living with endometriosis do not even realize that they have it. Sexual health can be a bit of a touchy topic that leaves many women feeling embarrassed about their body, but there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of, and speaking up will only help to improve both the quality and longevity […]


Common Health Issues for New Mothers

New moms may think they are ready to tackle anything once they’re at home with their sweet baby. After all, they have been through nine months of ups and downs, difficult sleeping, and morning sickness. Now that they have given birth, it should be smooth sailing, right?  There are some common health issues for new […]


Can Fibroids Cause Weight Gain?

Fibroids affect women mostly during their thirties and forties, and yes, unfortunately fibroids can cause weight gain. One might call it a “double whammy” for women. Let’s look at what fibroids are, their symptoms, and how they can cause weight gain.


Why am I Experiencing Vaginal Dryness?

Your vaginal health may change throughout your life, and it’s common to experience vaginal dryness at one point or another. 


Five Ways to Fight Fatigue during your first Trimester

The first trimester of your pregnancy comes with a lot of emotions; happiness, nausea, nerves and, for most women, extreme exhaustion. Here are five ways to beat that exhaustion and enjoy your first trimester!


Pregnancy and the Flu

According to the CDC, this flu season has hit the United States harder than in recent years. Because pregnancy can increase the length of infection and can lead to more complications, such as pneumonia, it’s important to know how to prevent the flu during pregnancy.