Women’s Care

Vaginal Itching: Why is my Vagina Itchy?

Vaginal Itching: Why is my Vagina Itchy?

September 17, 2020

When it comes to women’s health, there are plenty of subjects that friends are happy to engage in conversation — how to deal with PMS, experiences with different types of birth control, the discomforts that come with pregnancy, adjusting to postpartum life, the confusion that comes with perimenopause, and the hot flashes of menopause. Yet, […]

How to Manage Anxiety While Pregnant

How to Manage Anxiety While Pregnant

August 20, 2020

Whenever someone mentions they just found out they’re pregnant, they are met with shrieks of excitement and congratulatory messages. Well-intentioned friends and family members may start talking about possible baby names and sending gifts. Book and magazine covers may display a picture of a seemingly happy pregnant woman. But, what happens if you’re not feeling […]

IUD Removal: What to Expect

IUD Removal: What to Expect

August 12, 2020

One of the best things about living in modern society is that there are so many options for birth control. While some people are fine relying on condoms, it can become too much of a hassle to keep them in stock. Others prefer contraceptive pills, yet give up after forgetting to take it every single […]

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquito Bites During Pregnancy

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquito Bites During Pregnancy

July 24, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant can be an overwhelming and exciting experience. If it was planned, you’re ecstatic about sharing the information with loved ones as soon as possible. If it was a surprise, you may need some time to process the news. But no matter the circumstances, there are always common denominators — morning sickness, […]

What is a Vulvar Biopsy

What is a Vulvar Biopsy?

July 14, 2020

When it comes to reproductive health, there are many things that come as part of the routine — knowing when you’re getting your period, which products work best for you, and scheduling an annual well-woman exam. However, sometimes you get that dreaded call from your gynecologist’s office, telling you that you should schedule a follow-up appointment […]

What Is Vaginal Prolapse

What Is Vaginal Prolapse?

July 9, 2020

After childbirth, you can feel like you’re facing an uphill battle to get your pre-baby body back. Working out is a great way to give your body a boost in the right direction, but tightening your tummy isn’t the only aspect you should focus on. Your pelvic floor muscles stretch and weaken during childbirth, so […]

What is a Colposcopy

What is a Colposcopy?

June 26, 2020

When it comes to reproductive health, there are many terms that are familiar to most people — such as talking about birth control, looking for ways to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections, and prenatal care. But, there are also medical terms that can sound completely foreign. Such is the case with a colposcopy. If […]

Safe Pregnancy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Having a Safe Pregnancy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

June 16, 2020

Finding out you’re pregnant comes with a lot of changes — scheduling regular appointments with your OB-GYN, having to urinate constantly, looking for ways to sleep comfortably, to name a few. But, while all of these modifications are expected, 2020 has brought with it the coronavirus pandemic. It has lasted for most of the year, […]

Caring for Newborns During Coronavirus Pandemic

Caring for Newborns During Coronavirus Pandemic

June 5, 2020

Taking care of a newborn baby can have joyful moments — but it also comes with a lot of sleep-deprived stress. You love your baby and you want to do everything to protect them — while keeping them comfortable and safe. And, while this can feel like a tall order during regular times, it can […]

What is Labiaplasty Surgery (Vulvar Revisions)?

What is Labiaplasty Surgery (Vulvar Revisions)?

May 29, 2020

Plastic surgery is so common, it’s not unusual to know a few people who’ve had breast augmentation, a rhinoplasty, or liposuction. But when it comes to reconstructing the vagina, women are less willing to talk openly about it — or maybe they would be open about their experience if others bring it up. Either way, it’s […]