2019

  • Having A Baby? What To Know

    Having a baby is a life-changing event. Not only does your body go through major changes in preparation for birth, but you will also see major changes after having your baby. Having a child can have a major impact on more than just your health; your finances will also be affected. During this process, obstetrics services will be needed. These services are performed by an obstetrician and will help you prepare and recover from childbirth.
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  • Stripping Your Membranes: What This Process Is, And Why Your OB Wants To Do It

    If you are 38 or more weeks along in your pregnancy but you want to induce labor without drugs, your doctor might suggest any number of natural ways to do it. One of those ways is membrane stripping, and it could be as uncomfortable for you as it sounds. However, it is proven effective at jump-starting labor and delivery. Here is what the process is, what it feels like, what you can expect, and why your OB might suggest it over some other methods.
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  • Three Symptoms You Should Never Ignore If You Are At Risk For Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is one of the most common reproductive cancers that women are at risk of being diagnosed with. Even though ovarian cancer is often deemed a silent problem that does not have a lot of symptoms, this type of cancer does have some symptoms, especially in the latter or more advanced stages. Since the chances of surviving ovarian cancer are better with an early diagnosis, it is critical that you never ignore certain things as a female.
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  • Tips To Help You Prep For A Quick Recovery After Hysterectomy Surgery

    There are several reasons why a doctor recommends that women undergo hysterectomy surgeries. This surgery could be used to prevent a future problem or to resolve an existing issue – either way, how you prep for the surgery will play a huge role in how easily and quickly you recover. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you prepare for your hysterectomy surgery. One Week Before Surgery This is the time that you need to stop eating all of those hard to digest foods, or the foods that take longer for your body to process and digest.
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  • Odd Sensations And "Off" Smells: Signs Your Lady Parts Have A Problem

    You go to the gynecologist for birth control. You see a gynecologist for reproductive health and when you are pregnant so that you can deliver a healthy baby. Yet, there are also those times when you should see a gynecologist because something else is funny "down there." Odd sensations and "off" smells are red light indicators that your lady parts may need an extra exam beyond the usual annual gynecological visit.
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  • 3 Things To Know About Going To The Gynecologist

    When it comes to women's health, visits to the gynecologist are a must. Going to the OBGYN will ensure that your reproductive system is healthy and is also a necessity during and after pregnancy. While these visits are a must and an essential part of maintaining your overall health, you may not know a few key things about going to a gynecologist. Here are three things that you should be aware of when it comes to going to an OBGYN.
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  • Working Mothers: How Do You Cope With The Symptoms Of Perimenopause?

    The symptoms of perimenopause can be challenging for many women today, especially working mothers. The symptoms caused by perimenopause can be uncomfortable and even unsettling for some women. If you struggle to cope with the symptoms of perimenopause while at work, home, or school, the following coping methods may help you get through it: Don't Push Yourself Beyond Your Capabilities Many perimenopausal women work full-time jobs, care for young children, and even attend college.
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  • What You Need To Know About Gestational Diabetes

    Pregnancy can be a roller coaster ride. Even with all of the advancements in modern medicine, pregnancy can be a dangerous time. Gestational diabetes is one of the complications that you should be concerned with when pregnant. Your baby could be born early, suffer from respiratory distress syndrome, and have a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes later in life if you have gestational diabetes. You will want to work closely with your OBGYN to help diagnose and treat gestational diabetes during your next pregnancy.
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