Giving Birth in Advanced Age

High-Risk Pregnancies: Advanced Age

It can sometimes be dangerous for older women to conceive a child. Some of the worst-case scenarios are low birth weight for the baby, Down syndrome or other chromosomal abnormalities,…

Preeclampsia high risk pregnancy

High-Risk Pregnancies: Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a word that’s been in the news recently, mainly due to the fact that Kim Kardashian West just had her second baby, and confessed that she had this…

Finding the Right Doctor - High Risk-Pregnancy

Finding the Right Doctor for a High-Risk Pregnancy

Being pregnant is often one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. You are growing a tiny human inside you. How truly amazing is that?  It’s a very natural…

5 Birth Control Options

5 Options of Birth Control to Choose From

It’s estimated by the CDC that 62 percent of all women in the United States use some form of birth control. This is a topic that affects everyone, including the women who…

Road to Recovery Overcoming Eating Disorders

The Road to Recovery: 15 Inspirational Quotes About Recovering From an Eating Disorder

If you have struggled with an eating disorder in the past — or perhaps you still struggle with one — and you would like to start a family with your…

Autism Awareness Month

April Is Autism Awareness Month—What You Need to Know About ASD

April is National Autism Awareness Month, a time devoted to education and acceptance while drawing attention to the tens of thousands of Americans that face an autism diagnosis each year.…

Pregnant Woman

How to Protect Your Unborn Baby from Infection

During pregnancy, you are the sole lifeline to your baby. You provide it with nutrition and comfort as it grows and develops. You begin your role as a mother the…

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Finding Relief from Endometriosis: Everything You Need to Know

While overshadowed by other women’s illnesses, such as breast and ovarian cancers, endometriosis — often called “endo” — is actually a common physical problem in women of childbearing age. The…

While overshadowed by other women’s illnesses, such as breast and ovarian cancers, endometriosis — often called “endo” — is actually a common physical problem in women of childbearing age. The word derives from “endometrium” which is the term for the tissue that normally lines the uterus or womb. For unfortunate sufferers of endometriosis, the tissue… Read more »

Depression

Hidden Signs of an Eating Disorder

Do you know that only 5 percent of American females have the body type that advertisers portray as ideal? Or that: 47 percent of girls in 5th to 12th grade expressed a desire…

Endometriosis & What You Can Do About It

So You Have Endometriosis…Here’s What You Can Do About It

If you, like more than 5 million American women, have received a diagnosis that you have endometriosis, the road ahead may initially seem bleak and worrisome. Just doing a modicum…