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Why You Should Still See Your OB-GYN After Having Kids

Moms often put their children’s needs ahead of their own. That might be OK for a while, but you need to remain healthy to take care of those children and their needs. Keeping up with your own health is vital for their sake and for yours. There are many reasons why you should still see your OB-GYN after having kids.  » Read more about: Why You Should Still See Your OB-GYN After Having Kids  »


5 Myths About Breast Cancer Symptoms

Many organizations have increased awareness about breast cancer in the last several decades. All this is good, but sometimes old wives tales or myths pop up and they are repeated and spread on the internet. Let’s give you the facts and 5 myths about breast cancer symptoms.  » Read more about: 5 Myths About Breast Cancer Symptoms  »


Could My Painful Periods Be Endometriosis?

Having pain during monthly menstrual cycles is nothing new or unusual for women. However, having significant pain which makes daily activities impossible is something entirely different. If you are having more pain than usual, it might be time to find out what is going on. Could my painful periods be endometriosis?  » Read more about: Could My Painful Periods Be Endometriosis?  »


Coping With Appetite Loss During Pregnancy

Many people picture a ravenous pregnant lady eating everything in sight. While this is the case for some, there are other women who find it hard to eat anything. This can become a problem, as they won’t gain the weight needed for a healthy pregnancy. Here are some tips for overcoming loss of appetite.  » Read more about: Coping With Appetite Loss During Pregnancy  »


PCOS And Fertility: What You Should Know

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that interferes with a woman’s reproductive system. This includes getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and carrying a healthy child to term. If you are considering pregnancy, here is what you should know about PCOS and fertility.  » Read more about: PCOS And Fertility: What You Should Know  »


9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. There are five main gynecologic cancers with a blanket term of uterine cancer: ovarian, cervical, vaginal, vulva, and endometrial. Let’s discover 9 risks for uterine cancer and what you can do to reduce your personal risks.  » Read more about: 9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer  »


Fibroids And Pregnancy: What You Should Know

The first thing you should know is that you can have fibroids and still successfully become pregnant and carry a child. There can be some issues though, so keep reading to find out what they are. Fibroids and pregnancy: what you should know.  » Read more about: Fibroids And Pregnancy: What You Should Know  »


In-Office Gynecologic Procedures: What To Expect

If you have ever had to undergo a gynecologic procedure, you most likely had to go to a separate facility. You were already anxious, and then a strange place made it even more worrisome. Now there are in-office gynecologic procedures. Here’s what to expect.  » Read more about: In-Office Gynecologic Procedures: What To Expect  »


Planning For Pregnancy Before Conception

Some of us are procrastinators, while others are almost the extreme opposite. That’s a good thing when it comes to having a baby! Planning for pregnancy before conception has multiple benefits for you, your baby, and your growing family. Let’s look at where you should begin.  » Read more about: Planning For Pregnancy Before Conception  »


Are Fibroids Preventable?

Let’s begin by telling you that you can have fibroids but suffer no symptoms. If so, you are exceptionally fortunate! At the same time, there is no need to tell a woman who has symptoms that they can be traumatic and interfere with your daily life. These women already know that the side effects are extremely painful, and you wouldn’t wish them on your worst enemy. So the burning question may be: are fibroids preventable?  » Read more about: Are Fibroids Preventable?  »