Can I Safely Lose Weight While Pregnant?
While pregnancy is certainly not the ideal time to begin a new weight loss regimen, there are ways to healthily monitor your weight while pregnant. Some women may become pregnant while in the process of losing weight and it’s perfectly understandable to want to maintain the loss. Similarly, women who are already at their ideal […]
How Do I Know If I’m Going Through Menopause?
Although the symptoms of menopause vary, one thing’s for sure: it happens to every woman. While some women get through menopause without any complications or undesirable side effects, others experience debilitating symptoms that can last for years. Learn the early signs of menopause so you can be prepared for the change! What is Menopause? | […]
Pregnancy After 35: What To Expect
Today, many women are waiting until later in life to have children. In fact, the number of women having their first child between the ages of 35 to 44 has increased from 26% 10 years ago to around 40% today, according to the National Health Statistics Reports. While there is nothing wrong with waiting until […]
Can I Exercise While Pregnant?
Not long ago, most pregnant women were under the impression that exercising during pregnancy was harmful. However, those days are long gone. Now we know that not only is it safe to exercises during pregnancy, but it can actually be very beneficial. While every pregnancy is different, and every woman should consult with her obstetrician, […]
Natural Ways to Relieve Cramps
The pain and discomfort of cramps makes many women dread their monthly period. While cramps are rarely a cause for medical concern, they can impede with your life and make every day activities less enjoyable. If you are one of the thousands of women who suffer from cramps every month, try some of these at […]
Is Menstrual Synchrony Real?
In the early 1970s, a young graduate student called Martha McClintock started to notice something strange happening in her dormitory. All the women’s cycles slowly started to match up. In fact, by the end of the semester, almost all the women’s cycles were within a 4-day period. Since this initial discovery, the existence of menstrual […]
What Does OB-GYN Stand For?
Most women are familiar with the term “OB-GYN,” but few know what the acronym stands for and what the particular medical fields specialize in. The “OB” in OB-GYN stands for “obstetrics,” while the “GYN” stands for gynecology. Together, these words symbolize the comprehensive care provided to women that aims to keep their reproductive systems healthy. […]
What to Expect During Your Second Trimester
The second trimester of your pregnancy is an exciting time! Not only will you be able to find out the baby’s gender, but the unpleasant symptoms from your first trimester are likely fading away. But, while you may feel back to your old self, your body is still changing every day and you may start […]