Things to Avoid During Pregnancy

Pregnancy doesn’t mean you have to give up all your usual routines. Your daily activities and diet may stay largely the same. Of course you want to continue following all the general rules for good health: nutrition, sleep and exercise. But there are some things you should avoid during pregnancy for your health and for […]

5 Important Reasons to Visit the OBGYN Every Year

Women’s health care is incredibly important, and that’s why there are some of the best OBGYNs out there to help women with their specific health care needs. While there is no one reason to see a gynecologist, there are certain circumstances that certainly warrant a visit. Breast health screening services Breast exams are most commonly […]

3 Signs You Should Take a Pregnancy Test

Approximately 44% of women with infertility have sought medical assistance. Of those who seek medical intervention, approximately 65% give birth. But regardless of whether or not you’ve received medical treatment from a womens health care professional, knowing when it’s time to take a pregnancy test is of the utmost importance. Here are just a few […]

Exploring Common Reasons to Get an Ultrasound (Other Than Pregnancy)

Ultrasounds are performed for many reasons, and one of the most common is for pregnancy. That being said, it helps to understand the other reasons ultrasounds are performed in case you come down with a medical issue that an ultrasound can help to diagnose. With that in mind, here are a few reasons you may […]

Here’s What to Expect During Your First Mammogram

By the age of 40, only two in five women who wish to have a baby will be able to do so. Many visit an OBGYN to explore treatment options, but most of these professionals also provide breast health screening services, another essential component of womens health care. If you’ve recently scheduled an appointment to […]

Mindfulness During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Any woman who has ever gone through a pregnancy will tell you that it drastically changes the body. For example, the average woman has 17 square feet of skin when she is not pregnant. This stretches to an unbelievable 18.5 square feet by the ninth month of pregnancy. Due to these intense physical, mental, and […]

Do You Need a Breast Health Screening? These Signs Say ‘Yes’

Many people seeking womens health care work with a gynecologist to address issues related to fertility. In fact, 6.7 million women ages 15 to 44 have impaired fecundity (impaired ability to get pregnant or carry a baby to term). However, gynecologists and OBGYN specialists also work in other aspects of womens health, like breast health […]

Going Through a Fall Pregnancy? Here’s How to Make it Fun!

A couple aged 29 to 33 with a normal functioning reproductive system has only a 20% to 25% chance of conceiving in any given month. That being said, if you’re going through a pregnancy this season, you have countless opportunities to take advantage of the season’s natural decor and livelihood while prioritizing womens health care […]