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I Have Uterine Fibroids: Will I Need Surgery?

Uterine fibroids — noncancerous tumors that grow on the uterus — affect 77% of women, most often during their childbearing years. Learn about fibroid symptoms, risk factors, and whether surgery is always required for treating them, here.
Sep 1st, 2023

Do This Now If You Want to Avoid Diastasis Recti Later

Diastasis recti is a condition many pregnant and postpartum women deal with, thanks to their “six pack” abdominal muscles separating from stretching over nine months and pressure during labor. Learn about symptoms and how to head it off here.
Aug 1st, 2023

Common Genetic Abnormalities We Can Screen For

You’re excited beyond measure to be pregnant, but concerns fill your mind as well, including the possibility of abnormalities with your baby. An important part of your prenatal care is getting screened for common genetic disorders. Learn more here.
Jul 5th, 2023

5 Exercises You Can Do Safely in Your Third Trimester

Staying active during your pregnancy is great for expectant moms and their babies. As you enter your third trimester, you may wonder what activities are still safe. Learn why movement remains important and some safe exercises to do, here.
Jun 1st, 2023

Over 35 and Pregnant? Here Are a Few Things to Consider

More women are getting pregnant after 35, but the risk of certain complications increases. Learn about complications you should be aware of, and why excellent prenatal care and mindful self-care can help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.
May 11th, 2023

Stretching: Your Best Friend During Pregnancy

Physical activity is known to combat common pregnancy discomforts and even supports a smoother labor experience. Stretching offers a multitude of benefits, including easing back pain and relieving foot and leg discomfort. Learn more here.
Apr 10th, 2023

Tips for Choosing a Prenatal Vitamin

Taking a prenatal vitamin when you’re pregnant — and even prior to conceiving — is an absolute must for your baby’s healthy development. Learn about why they’re important, their side effects, and how to choose the right one, here.
Mar 13th, 2023

3 Telltale Signs of a High-Risk Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a joyous time, but there’s a lot to learn. You may wonder what makes a pregnancy high risk and how it’s managed. Learn about several factors that point to higher risk, and learn why getting the best prenatal care is critical.
Dec 8th, 2022

My Libido is Plummeting: Can You Help?

A woman’s libido, or desire for sex, naturally fluctuates throughout her lifetime, but if you’re plagued by persistent low libido, it can be devastating. Learn about the whys behind low libido, and treatments that can help.
Nov 3rd, 2022

Help! Why Do I Suddenly Have Urinary Incontinence?

Few things are as uncomfortable as worrying about whether you’re going to leak urine when you least expect it, aside from when it actually happens! Learn more about female urinary incontinence here, from types to risk factors and treatments.
Oct 6th, 2022

4 Early Signs of Menopause That Can Help You Prepare

Perimenopause — the period leading up to menopause — may last for years. You can use this time to get an idea of what your menopausal symptoms will be, and get ready by finding treatments before symptoms peak. Learn more here.
Sep 1st, 2022

Ask These Questions at Your Next Prenatal Appointment

Pregnancy is a thrilling time, but also a period where questions abound about how to do everything right to ensure a healthy birth. Learn about the top concerns of mothers-to-be, and how your OB/GYN is truly your strongest ally.
Aug 10th, 2022

Does Endometriosis Impact Fertility?

Endometriosis is a painful condition where your endometrial tissue grows outside your uterus and in and around your reproductive organs. Unfortunately, it can make it hard to conceive. Learn how to treat it if you’re considering having a family.
Jun 1st, 2022

What Classifies a Pregnancy as High Risk?

Every mother-to-be wants a smooth pregnancy and uncomplicated birth, but some things put you into the “high risk” category. Learn what these factors are and how they’re managed to ensure the safety of you and your baby.
May 1st, 2022

Don’t Suffer Throuh Menopause Alone: We Can Help

When your periods stop, you enter menopause, which can feel like a true roller-coaster ride. There is such a wide range of diverse symptoms that come with menopause, but effective treatments exist, and we can help.
Mar 1st, 2022

Take These Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

Once you learn you’re pregnant, you want to do everything in your power to have a healthy pregnancy — and baby. Learn the most important things you can do to ensure your baby’s health while you’re pregnant.
Jan 1st, 2022

Embarrassed by Your Urinary Incontinence? We Can Help

There are few things more embarrassing than peeing when you laugh or sneeze, or not making it to the bathroom in time. Learn about the multiple types of incontinence and treatments that can solve this stressful problem.
Dec 1st, 2021

Common STDs and Treatment Options

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are something you should be concerned about and tested for annually during your wellness exam. Learn about the importance of testing, symptoms, and treatments for common STDs.
Nov 2nd, 2021

How Often Do I Need a Pap Smear?

Cervical cancer used to be the number one killer of women in America, but the Pap test made cervical cancer rates plummet. Now there’s an even newer test that’s recommended. Learn about the Pap test and HPV test and how often you should be screened.
Oct 4th, 2021

Preparing for Your Colposcopy

A colposcopy is a sophisticated noninvasive procedure that allows your gynecologist to examine your cervix, vagina, or vulva for abnormalities. Knowing what to expect can have a big impact on your experience. Learn how to get ready for one here.
Sep 1st, 2021

What Are Tubal Implants?

Tubal implants were an exciting birth control innovation, until women started having serious side effects that were life-altering and too much to bear. Learn more about tubal implants and safe ways to remove them.
Aug 8th, 2021

Can I Get Pregnant If I Have Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a condition where a woman’s uterine lining grows unchecked, even outside her uterus. Having endometriosis can make getting pregnant harder, but with the right doctor and treatment, your chances can improve.
Jul 13th, 2021

When are Uterine Fibroids Cause for Concern?

Many women have uterine fibroids, primarily those of childbearing age. Often they cause no noticeable symptoms. In other cases, they cause pain and excessively heavy menstrual bleeding. Read on to learn fibroids are a cause for concern and we treat them.
Jun 27th, 2021

Different Types of Complicated Pregnancies

Every mom-to-be dreams of a smooth pregnancy, but common complications can occur in women who have high-risk or uneventful pregnancies. This is why excellent prenatal care is critical. Learn about the types of complicated pregnancies and how we can help.
May 13th, 2021

How a Colposcopy Delivers Answers

A colposcopy is an important diagnostic test that your gynecologist performs when you have vulvar or vaginal discomfort or abnormal Pap smear results. It gives your doctor a better view of your cervix to spot any issues. Learn more here.
Apr 5th, 2021

What You Should Know About Essure Removal

Essure debuted 19 years ago as an innovative permanent birth control method for women, but many women suffered serious and alarming side effects. Learn about the complications of Essure and the safe removal methods we can perform.
Mar 15th, 2021

Common Causes of Female Infertility

There’s no question that infertility is heartbreaking, but it’s empowering to realize that many of its causes are now understood, and treatments exist to help you conceive. Read on to learn more.
Feb 9th, 2021

Is Painful Sex Ever Normal?

If you suffer from pain during sex, you’re not alone. It may tempt you to swear off sex altogether, but there are many treatments that can address the root cause of your pain. Read about them here.
Jan 6th, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About HPV

HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection. It's linked to cervical and other cancers, but the good news is that an HPV vaccine exists, and there are diagnostic tools to screen for cervical cancer. Learn more here.
Dec 2nd, 2020

How to Help You and Your Partner Get in the Mood

Are you distressed by the lack of excitement in your intimate life? Don’t worry — there are targeted treatments that can get you and your partner back on track in the desire department.
Nov 5th, 2020

Understanding Uterine Fibroids

If you have troubling symptoms like painful, heavy periods, frequent urination, or a feeling of pressure in your abdomen, it could be uterine fibroids. These growths can wreak havoc on your health, but there are effective treatment options.
Oct 14th, 2020

7 Symptoms of Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition that causes both physical and emotional pain. It's linked to a plethora of discomforts and causes fertility problems for many. Learn how to spot both the well-known and subtle symptoms so you can get treatment and relief.
Aug 17th, 2020

Urogynecology and COVID-19: What You Should Know

If you’re in need of urogynecologic care to address incontinence, pelvic floor prolapse, or another issue, you can still get care — even as we all deal with the complications of COVID-19. Most importantly, that care is completely safe.
Jul 22nd, 2020

Osteoporosis: Signs to Watch Out For

The alarmingly silent condition of osteoporosis affects over 10 million Americans, and another 44 million are at-risk. Learn the symptoms to look for so you can work with your physician to help prevent and treat it.
Jun 30th, 2020

Sleep Apnea Complications — Why Treatment Is Vital

Did you think that only older, overweight men need to worry about sleep apnea? The truth is that it affects many women, and the symptoms can look different. Learn about the unique ways the condition affects women and the risks that sleep apnea poses to you
May 25th, 2020

What Conditions Can a Urogynecologist Treat?

Urogynecologists offer unique specialty care for painful conditions ranging from uterine fibroids and incontinence to pelvic floor prolapse. Learn about the safe, minimally invasive surgical treatments that can provide true relief.
Apr 29th, 2020

Mom's Post Pregnancy Guide to Birth Control

If you think you can’t get pregnant after having a baby, you need to read this. It’s smart to plan ahead and choose a postpartum method of birth control, because pregnancies do happen during this period. Here are some safe birth control options for new mom
Mar 30th, 2020

What You Should Know About da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery significantly enhances your surgeon’s level of precision. It also makes for a quicker, less painful recovery for you. Learn more about the da Vinci robotic surgery system that’s revolutionizing the way doctors perform surgery.
Feb 7th, 2020

Botox® vs. Fillers: Which Treatment Is Right for Me?

If you want to dial back the years on your face without resorting to invasive procedures, cosmetic injectables are just the ticket. We can help you decide between Botox® or dermal fillers and learn when a combination is the best solution.
Jan 1st, 2020

My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal — Now What?

An abnormal Pap smear can sound scary but what the results actually mean can vary greatly. Follow up medical care is crucial to learn more about your personal situation and form a game plan. Read on to learn more.
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