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Top Tips for Breastfeeding Your Newborn

Nursing your baby is a special bonding time that also ensures their growth and development, but it's definitely a learned skill. Here, we offer tips to ensure success as you and your baby learn the breastfeeding process together.

Sep 1st, 2022
The Risks of Having Hepatitis B and C During Pregnancy

There are plenty of reasons to be thrilled when you’re pregnant, but you may also worry about how to do all you can to protect your baby. Learn about the risks that hepatitis B and C pose during pregnancy, and why prenatal care is vital.

Aug 1st, 2022
When Will I Transition from Perimenopause to Menopause?

The transition to menopause isn’t sudden and perimenopause, the period of time that precedes the end of your cycle, has its own set of challenging symptoms. Learn how long the transition can last, and what can ease your symptoms.

Jul 1st, 2022
All About Your Cervix and Its Role in Pregnancy and Birth

Your cervix is the part of your reproductive system that's pivotal in menstruation, ovulation, pregnancy, childbirth, and protecting your body from bacteria. Learn more about what it does, why it’s essential, and how to keep it healthy, here.

Jun 1st, 2022
Smart Relaxation Techniques for a Smoother Delivery

There’s so much joy in anticipating the birth of your baby, but there’s also understandable concern about how labor will go. Learn how relaxation techniques can ease labor and support an optimal birth.

May 1st, 2022
How Long Do Menopause Symptoms Last?

Some women sail through menopause, while others experience uncomfortable physical and emotional symptoms, seemingly forever. Learn more here about what to expect from menopause — and for how long, as well as an effective treatment for symptoms.

Apr 7th, 2022
Why Are My Periods So Long?

Although women’s periods vary in length, it’s important to seek treatment if you have abnormal uterine bleeding, including excessively long periods. There are many possible causes for long periods, and your gynecologist can offer treatment and relief.

Mar 7th, 2022
5 Encouraging Facts About STIs

About one in five people are living with a sexually transmitted infection (STI), and many may not know it, since STIs are often symptomless. Though STIs are a major health concern for women, there’s some good news you need to be aware of.

Feb 7th, 2022
Understanding Your Birth Control Options

There’s a lot to consider when you decide which contraception method is best for you. You need to consider where you are with family planning, your overall health, lifestyle, and more. Learn about the many options available to you here.

Jan 1st, 2022
How to Prepare for Childbirth

The nine months that lead up to having a baby are some of the longest — and shortest — of your life. Pregnancy is a time filled with wonder, learning, and imagining what childbirth is like. Learn what you can do to get ready for the big day here.

Dec 1st, 2021
The Importance of a Well-Woman Exam

Your well-woman exam is no general checkup. It’s a “you-centric” appointment during which you receive important preventive care and time to speak with your doctor about health issues, your reproductive wellness, and much more.

Nov 11th, 2021
What Can Regulate My Hormones During Menopause?

There are few things more uncomfortable than the many symptoms that accompany menopause — from hot flashes to mood swings. Learn how bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) can help right your hormone levels and transform your quality of life.

Oct 1st, 2021
What’s Included in Midwife Services?

A midwife provides critical services to expectant mothers. She monitors your baby’s development, troubleshoots and treats any conditions you have or that may arise, and offers vital support and education. Learn more here.

Sep 7th, 2021
How Often Should I Get a Pap Smear?

Your Pap smear is a critical health screening, as it tests for cervical cancer. The screening's advent coincided with greatly reduced deaths from cervical cancer. Learn about how often you should schedule a Pap smear and why. It may surprise you.

Aug 17th, 2021
Does Birth Control Protect Against STDs?

The birth control you choose is influenced by your lifestyle, your priorities, and how soon — or if — you want to have a family. You may have also heard that birth control can offer protection against STDs. Continue reading for the important answers.

Jul 21st, 2021
What Are the Stages of Labor and Childbirth?

You’re thrilled to be pregnant, and you’re getting ready for the arrival of your baby. You might feel anxious about labor and delivery, but learning the stages of this process can alleviate your worries, especially of the unknown.

Jun 21st, 2021
How to Know You’re in Labor

You’re thrilled about the upcoming birth of your baby, but there might be some signs that point to labor you weren’t aware of. Read on to learn about the stages of labor and all the amazing indications that you’re entering labor.

May 19th, 2021
What’s Included in a Well-Woman Exam?

A well-woman exam is a gift you give yourself. You can address your health concerns with your doctor and make choices about contraception, get screened for STDs, and discuss gynecological concerns, healthy lifestyle, emotional well-being, and more.

Apr 15th, 2021
Should I Choose Midwife Services?

Are you wondering what role a midwife could play during your pregnancy, birth, and beyond? The dynamic duo of your midwife and obstetrician ensure that you’re listened to and your birth is as joyful as possible, with minimal medical intervention.

Mar 10th, 2021
Do You Need to Be Tested for an STD?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can infect anyone, and while some cause obvious symptoms, others are silent. Testing is critical so that if you’re diagnosed with one, it can be treated or managed promptly. Read on to learn more.

Feb 12th, 2021
Which Type of Birth Control Is Right for You?

You’ve got a plethora of choices when it comes to birth control, but there are many factors to consider when deciding which one is right for you. Learn about options here and remember, help is available as you make your decision.

Jan 20th, 2021
Pregnancy and Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

When COVID-19 first struck, the medical community scrambled to figure out how this viral infection affects different groups of people with unique health factors, including pregnancy. Here’s what we know to date.

Oct 27th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

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.

Dec 23rd, 2020
Does It Burn When You Urinate? You Might Have a UTI

It’s impossible to ignore the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI): an urgent need to urinate, blood-tinged urine, and, possibly the worst part, terrible burning. Learn about UTI symptoms, treatments, causes, and preventive tips that work.

Dec 14th, 2020