Gynecology Blog

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...

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...

Understanding Menopause: Symptoms, Causes, and Stages

Understanding Menopause: Symptoms, Causes, and Stages

“The Change.” “The Curse.” “The Liberation.” However it’s been labeled in your life, there’s often a lot of mystery surrounding menopause. What is it? Who gets it and when? And how bad is it really going to be?We’re here to answer these questions and more — at least...

Hepatitis and Liver Cancer

Hepatitis and Liver Cancer

You may have heard of hepatitis thanks to the number of celebrities who have been honest about their diagnoses. Hepatitis occurs when your liver is inflamed. This condition can be caused by a number of factors, including exposure to the viruses that cause hepatitis,...

Mammograms: The What and the Why

Mammograms: The What and the Why

You might have learned about the importance of breast self-exams as early as middle school. But the intricacies of when to get a mammogram, why it’s necessary, and what to expect may be a little more elusive.  Here’s more about one of the best methods for...

Wellness Exams for Women

Wellness Exams for Women

It’s easy to understand that routine wellness exams are important at every age. But it’s equally easy to put preventive checkups on the backburner, especially if you’re juggling many responsibilities. To continue keeping pace with your fun and active life, however,...

The Importance of Sexual Assault Awareness

The Importance of Sexual Assault Awareness

Sexual assault is a widespread problem in the U.S. that affects people of all genders, sexual orientations, and ages. Understanding what it looks like and what to do should you or someone you know ever encounter it is key to responding effectively and preventing...