During pregnancy, laboratory tests check for a wide variety of potential health problems, ranging from anemia to infections. Learn about some of the lab tests you can expect to receive while you’re expecting.
Many women experience urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. But it’s not a normal part of life, and it’s not something you have to put up with. Learn about its common causes and treatments.
Don’t feel alarmed if you develop skin changes while you’re pregnant. Hormonal shifts can have a big impact on your skin. Here's what you can expect from your skin while you’re waiting for your baby to arrive.
Pain is a normal part of labor, but relief is available. A range of medical and other pain relief strategies can help ease your discomfort. Learn about some of your options for coping with contractions.
If you would like to take a natural approach to pregnancy and delivery but also want to have access to the best possible medical care, seeing a certified nurse midwife offers you the best of both worlds.
An overgrowth of vaginal yeast can lead to itching, pain, and vaginal discharge. Fortunately, simple treatments can usually relieve these vexing symptoms, which affect many women at some point in their lives.
Eating healthy foods during pregnancy — including lean protein, dairy, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats — is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and your baby. Here’s what to put on your plate.
Vaginal discharge is a healthy result of female hormonal fluctuations and vaginal health. However, changes to your vaginal discharge can be the result of a pH imbalance, cervical overproduction, or a sexually transmitted infection. Read on to learn more.
PCOS can take an emotional as well as a physical toll. It can cause a variety of menstruation-related symptoms, including irregular cycles and even infertility. But for many women, the most frustrating result of PCOS is its effect on their bodies.
Infertility can have a variety of causes, including some common women’s health conditions. Find out which medical issues could be interfering with your ability to conceive a baby and have a successful pregnancy.
If heavy periods are interfering with your life, you may benefit from a safe, effective, minimally invasive procedure known as endometrial ablation. Discover why and how it work, and what to expect after this quick one day procedure.
Pelvic pain may be caused by a number of medical conditions. Among the most common are uterine fibroids, which often occur in women in their 30s to 40s. Learn about the type of pain that fibroids cause and how we treat it.
Although any couple can experience infertility, it’s more likely to occur in women with certain risk factors. Learn about the conditions and lifestyle choices that might make it harder for you to get pregnant.
If heavy periods are interfering with your life, see a doctor to find out what may be causing excess bleeding. In many cases, treatment can reduce bleeding and relieve some of the stress of heavy periods.
We associate May with flowers, but it’s also National Osteoporosis Month. In honor of this designation, we want you to know the facts about this common bone disease. Find out about the warning signs, prevention strategies, and testing.
It’s much easier to treat cervical cancer when it’s been detected early. A Pap smear, which can allow your doctor to discover cervical cancer before any symptoms even occur, could potentially save your life.
The midwifery model of care views pregnancy and childbirth as natural life processes, not medical events. Find out how choosing a midwife for your delivery can help you have a low-tech, high-touch birth experience.
PCOS is one of the most common causes of infertility in women, but it’s also one of the most treatable. Read on to learn how PCOS affects your ability to conceive and what treatments are available to help.
Have you thanked a midwife lately? More and more, expectant mothers who want to complement their clinical care are seeking out these competent clinical caregivers. Here’s what you may not know about today’s midwives.
Are you thinking about having a baby, but haven’t actually gotten pregnant yet? The best time to start seeing an obstetrician-gynecologist is before you even get pregnant! Read on to learn the many reasons why.
The vast majority of sexually active women are exposed to HPV at some point in their lives. Fortunately, there is a vaccine available that protects you from the infection. Read on to learn about HPV, how to prevent and treat infection.
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.