A Pap smear is one of the most important tests you can have as a woman. It can detect changes in the cells of the cervix, which could lead to cancer. That’s what you must do before your next Pap smear. What Is A Pap Smear? Pap smear tests look for changes in the cellsRead More
Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist About Your Pap Results
If you have recently undergone a Pap smear, you know that it is an important method of screening used to detect any trace of cervical cancer and various other precancerous conditions in women. What you might not know is exactly what the results of a Pap test signify, and what treatment may be necessary ifRead More
FAQs: Coronavirus and Pregnancy
If you are pregnant during this current pandemic of coronavirus and have concerns or questions about your pregnancy, you are not alone. There is still a lot to learn about the virus and whether (or how) pregnancy can be affected by it, but OB/GYN doctors are gaining greater knowledge about its effects every day. SoRead More
FAQs About Infertility
There are a few things in life as devastating as being unable to fulfill your family planning desires. If you are having difficulty becoming a parent, it could be due to infertility. Infertility is a condition that makes you unable to reproduce, and it can affect both men and women. Fortunately, advances in reproductive endocrinologyRead More
What to Expect with a High-Risk Pregnancy?
Pregnancy is an exciting time in any woman’s life because a new life is being prepared to enter the world. Given this, any pregnancy requires careful monitoring, but high-risk pregnancies require more diligent care and precautions. What is a High-Risk Pregnancy? Regardless of whether you are expecting your first, second, or third child, your doctorRead More
What Is a Women’s Health Doctor?
You probably have a primary care physician who you see when you need medical care for common issues such as a cold, flu, basic bloodwork, and annual checkups. However, there are a variety of healthcare issues primary care physicians do not treat, including women’s health issues. This is where obstetrician-gynecologists or OB-GYNs come in. WhatRead More
What Is Early Prenatal Care?
Consulting with your doctor and getting checked while you are pregnant is vital to keeping you and your baby safe and in good health. Prenatal care is the healthcare you receive while you are pregnant. Early prenatal care refers to prenatal care that begins very early on in the pregnancy. Importance of Early Prenatal CareRead More
How to Maintain Your Breast’s Health
With the amount of effort and research invested into finding a cure for breast cancer, it is heartbreaking, almost inconceivable, that the number of diagnoses continues to rise each year. However, there are things you can do to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. Here are some ways that you can maintain your breasts’Read More
What Does Being a “High Risk” for Breast Cancer Mean?
You eat right. You don’t smoke. You get enough rest and you have even eliminated all chemicals from your home. Yet at your most recent GYN appointment, you were shocked to learn that you are considered “high risk” for breast cancer. How can that be? First, know that there is no single factor that makesRead More
When Is the Best Time to take a Pregnancy Test?
Many people would agree that getting pregnant and having the chance to raise a child is one of the happiest moments of their lives. Knowing that you are going to welcome a little baby into your life can also be overwhelming, so knowing what to expect (no pun intended), is very important. For many women,Read More