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Tips for Navigating a Winter Pregnancy

Being pregnant already comes with a number of complications and worries. But, if you’re going through a winter pregnancy, you may have other issues to be concerned about as well. Keep reading to find out more!

Nov 10th, 2020
How to Avoid a Yeast Infection

A lot of different things can affect your chances of getting a yeast infection. While generally not dangerous, yeast infections are unpleasant and uncomfortable. Fortunately, they can be avoided. Keep reading to learn how!

Oct 7th, 2020
3 Tips for Getting Through Breastfeeding

Whether you’re a new mommy-to-be or a veteran mom, breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding and daunting parts of motherhood. Keep reading for advice on how to make the experience a breeze.

Sep 8th, 2020
I Tested Positive for HPV - Now What?

It’s never easy hearing you’ve tested positive for a virus, like HPV. We understand how disappointing this news can be, but it doesn’t mean you should panic. Keep reading to learn more about HPV and what you should do following a positive test result.

Aug 20th, 2020
Who Should Have a Colposcopy?

You know it’s important to see your gynecologist regularly, but it can be tricky to know which tests, evaluations, and exams you need when you arrive. We’re here to clear up the confusion and give you the information you need about colposcopies.

Jul 22nd, 2020
The Different Types of Urinary Incontinence

Of all the things you have to worry about every day, controlling your bladder shouldn’t be one of them. Urinary incontinence is a common and completely treatable condition. Keep reading to learn more and how you can treat it.

Jun 26th, 2020
Understanding the Pregnancy Timeline

Whether you’re a first-time mommy-to-be or a multiple-child veteran, pregnancy can be an exciting and often uncertain time. It’s always best to know what to expect when you’re expecting. Read more to learn about your pregnancy journey.

May 29th, 2020
Next Steps After an Abnormal Pap Smear

You’ve been told your Pap smear is abnormal, and now you're wondering what to do next. Keep reading to learn what your results mean and how to find an effective treatment option.

Mar 1st, 2020
Should I Be Tested for HPV?

You remember the lectures in grade school about sexually transmitted diseases, like HPV? HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases and can cause serious health problems. Read more to learn the importance of being tested for HPV.

Feb 7th, 2020
Life After a Hysterectomy

Are you scheduled for a hysterectomy? It’s common to have questions about your procedure, and you also may wonder what life will be like for you after this surgery. Continue reading to learn what you can expect post-op.

Jan 2nd, 2020
Myths and Facts About Breastfeeding

How you’ll feed your baby is an important decision. If you’re a new mom planning to breastfeed, learn the truth surrounding some common myths about what is and isn’t good for your baby.

Dec 1st, 2019
Does Having PCOS Affect My Fertility?

PCOS is known for causing irregular periods, but if it affects your fertility, what’s your next step? Learn more about how PCOS affects your ability to have a baby and what you can do when you want to conceive.

Nov 1st, 2019
Bleeding During Pregnancy: What's Normal and What's Not

While vaginal bleeding during pregnancy isn’t routine, it’s also not uncommon, affecting about 20% of pregnant women. However, it can be an early warning sign for some issues, so all bleeding should be mentioned to your obstetrician.

Oct 1st, 2019
7 Tips to Help Survive Pregnancy During the Summer in Texas

It’s summer. It’s Texas. It’s 100-plus degrees. We feel your pain, mommas-to-be! That’s why we compiled this list of seven tips to help you to not just survive your summer pregnancy, but to thrive and have your best summer yet.

Jul 10th, 2019
Boost Your Health With These 3 Tips

In the past, there used to be a “one size fits all” approach to medical care and treatment as well as what was considered to be “healthy.” Thankfully, times have changed and more and more people are acknowledging the differences between men and women...

Apr 21st, 2019
New Mom Life Hack: Sleep Tips For You And Baby

Are you a new mom who feels like you’re one of the zombies from The Walking Dead? Are you desperate for anything—anything—to help you and your baby sleep through the night? Then rest easily; here are a few life hacks to help you make it through (http://www

Mar 21st, 2019
Creating Balance In Your Health

For years now the importance of proper diet and exercise has been pushed and promoted as much as possible. But as with anything, people can take the active fitness lifestyle too far. In the past, it was athletes turning to steroids for an extra push...

Feb 21st, 2019
What’s The Best Way To Name Your Baby

One of the most agonizing parts of having a baby is finally settling on a proper name. Some have to manage the minefield of family and friends who all want the baby named after them.

Jan 21st, 2019
New Mom Weight Loss Support

One of the biggest things we hear from new moms is that they can’t wait to get back to their “pre-baby” weight. When you deal with the massive hormonal issues associated with postpartum depression, the last thing you want to think about is losing weight.

Dec 17th, 2018
Is Prenatal Care Important?

Childbirth and pregnancy can be an absolute blessing. But if you don’t take care of yourself and your child during the pregnancy, you can actually be setting yourself up for untold problems in the future. That’s why prenatal care is so important.

Nov 21st, 2018
The “Other” Talk You Need To Have With Your Tween

The dreaded part of having a teenager is the uncomfortable feeling and general awkwardness when you have “the talk” about sex and sexuality. But there’s another talk that’s also important to have with your child.

Oct 22nd, 2018
Three Ways To Ease Your Menstrual Cramps

One of the most annoying aspects of life for women is the regular problem with menstruation and especially menstrual cramps. You know how it is: sometimes the cramps and feelings of being bloated are so bad that you just want to curl up in your bed...

Sep 21st, 2018
Benefits Of Prenatal And Postnatal Massage

As more and more attention is being paid to women’s health, newer treatments are being developed to ease the pain and anxiety of childbirth. One of those areas that is being embraced is prenatal (during pregnancy) and postnatal (after pregnancy) massages.

Aug 21st, 2018
Breast Feeding Concerns And Answers

In the past couple of decades, there has been a concerted effort to increase the popularity of breastfeeding as a parenting option. The benefits, such as healthier immune systems, have long been touted.

Jul 20th, 2018
How Stress Affects Women

It seems like we’ve all been tricked. We were told that all of the new technology and advances in the world would make our lives easier. But it also seems that stress levels are getting more and more out of control each day.

Jun 21st, 2018
Common Signs Of Menopause

No matter what euphemism you call it—“The Change” being, of course, the most common—menopause is a major event in a woman’s life that can also be very emotional.

May 21st, 2018
Does Menopause End Endometriosis?

No one will ever say that being a woman is easy. With all of the health concerns and procedures that we go through, it’s a testament to our strength. Unfortunately, one very painful and all too common health problem that women face is endometriosis.

Apr 20th, 2018
How To Avoid Osteoporosis Later In Life

If you’re a woman, chances are you have been hearing for years about the importance of calcium in your diet as a means of fighting off osteoporosis when you get older.

Mar 21st, 2018
How To Keep Your Healthy Life Motivation Strong

If you have ever been the member of a gym or fitness club, you’ve probably seen this in action: On January 1st, all of the machines are packed and there’s a line to use the free weights. A week later, maybe one or two people have fallen to the wayside.

Jan 22nd, 2018
Raising Awareness Of Women’s Heart Health

Heart disease is often referred to as “the silent killer.” Although it does not get as much attention as breast cancer has in the past few years, it is still a substantial health problem for women as they get older.

Dec 18th, 2017
Sex During Pregnancy: Is It Harmful?

For many women, pregnancy can feel totally unsexy. The swelling and discomfort as your body prepares for birth is not really conducive to romance, nor is the nausea and vomiting of morning sickness.

Nov 21st, 2017
October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It seems every year breast cancer becomes more prevalent right in our own homes. Whether it’s a friend or a family member, we see the devastating effects of breast cancer far too often.

Oct 21st, 2017
8 Fertility Tips When You’re Trying To Get Pregnant

Once you make the decision to try and get pregnant, there are several things that you can do to improve your odds of succeeding. When you are in your early 20s, the odds of conceiving within a year are 96 percent.

Sep 21st, 2017
5 Breastfeeding Benefits

Breastfeeding has long been lauded by the healthcare community for its many benefits, including the opportunity to allow mothers to bond more with their children. Now, even the stigma of public breastfeeding is starting to wane and the practice is becoming

Aug 16th, 2017