Morning sickness can make life very difficult, but you don’t have to just get through it. Here, we offer five suggestions that may help you manage the nausea and vomiting that so many women experience.
Family planning is an intimate and personal part of your life, but when you and your partner disagree, it can be difficult to move forward. If you and your partner are trying to align on family planning, then read on and explore our best tips.
You can get pregnant within the first few weeks after giving birth so even though birth control is the last thing you probably want to think about, it’s important. Here’s your guide to what you need to know.
Ovarian cysts often cause no symptoms, and most women are unaware that they have them. However, certain cysts can cause problems from pelvic pain to infertility. Don’t put off getting help if you have symptoms.
Do you suffer from pelvic pain, painful intercourse, or abnormal vaginal discharge? These problems indicate inflammation in your reproductive system. Find out whether your symptoms should prompt you visit to a medical specialist.
You learned about them in school for a reason: STDs are a serious threat to your health, your partner’s health, and the whole community. Keep reading to get our best tips on how to have a tough, but necessary, conversation with your partner.
This year, Florida has made changes to some of the laws, rules, and regulations
regarding patients requesting abortion access in our state. Here are some of the most
common questions that our patients have been asking.
Well-woman exams form the cornerstone of women’s health during your reproductive years and beyond. These seven, simple questions help ensure you make the most of your next visit, with care tailored to your unique needs.
Any sexual encounter can expose you to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including oral, vaginal, and anal sex. It’s also possible to have an STD without any obvious sign. That makes regular testing essential to keep yourself and your partners safe.
When you’re experiencing pain, it might surprise you to know what could be causing it. You might be especially surprised to learn how ovarian cysts could be causing recurring low back pain. Read on to learn more.
Protecting your longevity inevitably involves testing. Cervical biopsies are a great way for your provider to get a better understanding of your sexual health and how you can prevent certain illnesses.
It can be scary to learn that you had an abnormal Pap smear. After all, that means you have cervical cancer, right? Not necessarily. Keep reading to see what your Pap results mean and what to expect if you have an abnormal test.
Worried about possible birth control side effects such as headache, weight gain, or irregular periods? Relax. We can help you explore all the factors involved in making a smart choice about birth control.
There’s nothing wrong with wanting to space, delay, or prevent pregnancies, but you don’t have to go it alone. Family planning counseling provides you with the education, tools, and guidance you need to take control of your health.
When you have an abnormal Pap smear, you may need a colposcopy to better understand the cause of your abnormal results. A colposcopy is a gynecological test that allows a doctor to closely examine your cervix. Click here to find out what to expect.
Are your breasts swollen and tender? Do you feel nauseous when you wake up in the morning? Could these symptoms mean you’re pregnant? Maybe. Click here to learn more about the earliest signs of pregnancy.
Between work, family, and friends, you may not find the time to take care of you. Your annual well-woman exam is one of the most important tools for protecting your health. Click here to learn what happens at a well-woman exam.
Despite the fact that they’re very common, no one enjoys talking about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- to their doctor or their partner. But it’s an important conversation to have. Click here to get some tips for the STD talk.
The only way to really know if you’re pregnant is a pregnancy test. But when grappling with this question, you may not be ready to take the test yet. Knowing some of the early signs of pregnancy may help steer you in the right direction.
Despite having many birth control options, you’re not alone if you feel a bit overwhelmed when it comes to deciding which one is best for you. That’s why health providers offer contraception counseling.
Infertility is common, affecting about 10% of women of childbearing age. Though there are many potential reasons you may have difficulty getting pregnant, finding the root cause of your infertility may increase your chances of conception.
Though STDs are largely preventable, rates of infection are on the rise. Getting tested and treated for STDs may help stop the spread. Click here to learn about some of the most common STDs and how they’re treated.
Women put everyone else’s health needs before their own. But don’t put off your annual well-woman exam, as it’s the best tool to help you stay healthy. Scheduling your exam at the start of the new year is a great way to take control of your wellness.
Hot flashes and mood swings are menopause symptoms that are difficult to manage any time of the year, but may be even worse during the holidays. But there’s no need to let your menopause symptoms control your holiday cheer.
Women have special health needs because of their reproductive organs. A dilation and curettage is a surgical procedure physicians use to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the uterus, including abnormal bleeding and cancer.
Deciding to terminate a pregnancy isn’t easy for any woman. Knowing what to expect after a surgical abortion may help you make a more informed choice about your health and body. Click here to learn more.
Condoms, birth control pills, or an IUD? Deciding which method of contraception is best for you can leave you feeling a bit indecisive. Family planning counseling provides the information you need to alleviate the confusion.
Though the intrauterine device (IUD) is more effective at preventing pregnancy than the pill, patch, and vaginal ring, it’s not the most popular form of birth control in the United States. Click here to learn the pros and cons of using an IUD.
Getting answers to your health questions sometimes requires diagnostic testing. An ultrasound is a noninvasive imaging tool that generates pictures of your internal organs and provides valuable information about your health.
If you’re sexually active, you can contract sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). But STDs don’t always come with obvious symptoms. Read on to learn if you should be tested, how often, and the risks of leaving an STD untreated.
Menopause is a normal stage of a woman’s life and one that can’t be stopped. However, you don’t have to suffer through the symptoms that come with menopause. There are many things you can do to cope with this life change.
Fetal anomalies are common and are a leading cause of infant death in the United States. Knowing more about fetal anomalies, how they occur, and how they affect your baby may help you make the most informed decisions about your care.
It’s a new year and a good time to think about which birth control option is right for you. But with so many options available, it can be hard to know what’s the best choice for you. Read on to learn more about your birth control options.
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Like many STDs, it affects men and women differently. Here are some important facts to know about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of HPV in women.
When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, two in five women opt to have an abortion. If you’re thinking about terminating an unexpected pregnancy, understanding your options can help you determine which procedure is best for you.