Gynecology Blog

​​Everything You Need to Know About Hysterectomies

​​Everything You Need to Know About Hysterectomies

Though it may sound scary if you need one, a hysterectomy is the second-most common procedure performed in the U.S. for women, trailing only behind C-sections. There are many reasons why your doctor might recommend this procedure, and having some background knowledge...

Premature Birth: What You Should Know

Premature Birth: What You Should Know

Roughly ten percent of babies in the U.S. are born premature — more than three weeks before their anticipated due date. While premature babies have more complex medical needs than those born at full term, advancements in neonatal care have made it possible for even...

How to Talk to Your Teen About STIs and Safe Sex

How to Talk to Your Teen About STIs and Safe Sex

Discussing safe sex is a rite of passage for parents and their teens: one that’s gained such a reputation that it’s often referred to simply as “The Talk.”Indeed, getting into the details of the birds and the bees isn’t a parenting moment that’s often looked forward...

Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Urinary Incontinence Treatments

It’s frustrating any time your body doesn’t work the way you expect it to, but especially so when the issue involves bathroom habits. Urinary incontinence is one (often unrecognized) condition that can be extremely disruptive and affect your quality of life. We know...

Tips to Prepare for Your First Mammogram

Tips to Prepare for Your First Mammogram

Scheduling a mammogram can be daunting. From concerns about discomfort during the exam itself, to worries about possible findings, it’s normal to have some anxiety. But if you’re 40 or older, now is the time to get your first screening scheduled. Doing so can help...

Tips for a Healthy Winter Pregnancy

Tips for a Healthy Winter Pregnancy

Since gestation typically lasts for nine months, many pregnant people will be expecting for at least some part of the winter. While symptoms like nausea, fatigue, and food aversions can happen during any season, there are some unique challenges winter brings for...

How to Support Your Partner Through Pregnancy and Infant Loss

How to Support Your Partner Through Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Losing a child, during pregnancy or otherwise, is a heartache no one should have to endure. Unfortunately, it’s the devastating reality many pregnant people and their partners experience each year: 10 to 20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and roughly five infant...

Preventing Ovarian Cancer: Lifestyle Modifications and Risk Reduction

Preventing Ovarian Cancer: Lifestyle Modifications and Risk Reduction

Ovarian cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer related to the female reproductive system. While rates have been declining over recent decades, understanding the risk factors for this disease is an important part of taking a proactive approach. Although...

Menopause and Vaginal Health

Menopause and Vaginal Health

Menopause can come with a host of unpleasant symptoms, some of which are more manageable than others. Whether you’re already living it or you’re approaching it, you may find some relief in knowing how to navigate the most common side effects. Here, we discuss how your...

Postpartum Care 101

Postpartum Care 101

Becoming a parent is one of the most significant changes you can experience in a lifetime. While there are many joyous moments you’ll share with your newborn, round-the-clock feedings and long nights with little sleep can be draining. To top it all off, you’re going...