Are You Considering Freezing Your Eggs?
What is egg freezing? Egg freezing or oocyte cryopreservation gives women the opportunity for a pregnancy to occur in the future. The process involves harvesting, freezing, and storing eggs to later be used for in vitro fertilization once you are ready to have a baby. During the egg freezing process, unfertilized eggs are extracted from […]
Understanding Your Menstrual Cycle
A woman’s body goes through a series of phases in order to get ready for a possible pregnancy. That series of hormonal events is referred to as the menstrual cycle. An egg develops and gets released from the ovaries during each menstrual cycle. There is a lining in the uterus that builds up and if […]
Should I Choose a Midwife?
A midwife is a highly trained health professional who assists healthy women during labor, delivery, and after the birth of their babies. Midwives can help to deliver babies in a number of locations and generally find that birthing centers or in the hospital to be the safest options. Women who select a midwife to help […]
National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. National Nutrition Month was originally introduced as National Nutrition Week in 1973. Consequently, because of the growing interest in nutrition, it became a month-long observance in 1980. Generally, the second Wednesday of March is acknowledged as Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. […]