What to Expect After a Miscarriage

Although your body can recover quickly from a miscarriage, you and your partner may be grieving for quite some time. You might find comfort in knowing that most miscarriages are…

Neonatal Jaundice: Why Is My Baby Yellow?

Neonatal jaundice, also known as newborn jaundice, is a condition that causes a baby’s eyes, skin, and mouth to take on a yellow appearance.  Fortunately, this condition is not serious…

Exercising During Pregnancy Is Good for You & Your Baby

For most healthy women, exercising during pregnancy is not only safe but also healthy. However, you need to consult your OB/GYN before starting any type of exercise program. This is…

Amenorrhea

Menstrual cycles (periods) are a result of hormone changes that activate ovulation, which is the release of eggs from the ovaries. These hormonal changes prepare the body for pregnancy and…

Baby Delivery Checklist

As your anticipated delivery date draws closer, you have to think about last-minute preparations for the birth. Getting ready in advance will bring peace of mind and help ease your…

Morning Sickness: FAQ

Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, commonly known as morning sickness, is often the first noticeable symptom of being pregnant.  Although most women see this condition as a normal part of…

Depression & Anxiety During Pregnancy

Perinatal depression and anxiety (meaning during pregnancy and right after childbirth) are some of the most common problems that women experience during pregnancy. Friends, family members and even some healthcare…

Which Birth Control Method is Right for Me?

Choosing a birth control method can be confusing, especially because you have many potential options to consider.  Every method of birth control (contraception) varies in its effectiveness as well as…

Breast Cancer FAQs

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, outpaced only by skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.  Women, on average, face a 12% chance of developing…

How to Prepare for Your First Pelvic Exam

If you or your daughter is due for a first pelvic exam and Pap test, knowing what to expect can help alleviate natural fears and concerns. As a part of…