Women’s Care

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 […]

What You Need to Know About Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation (Getting Tubes Tied)

What is Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation (Getting Tubes Tied)

May 22, 2020

When it comes to contraception, the market has many options — birth control pills, Depo Provera injections, diaphragms, cervical caps, long-acting reversible contraception, and emergency contraception pills, to name a few. While these alternatives may be viable for many women, at some point you may be considering a permanent solution. Whether you have enough kids […]

What is a Breast Ultrasound

What is a Breast Ultrasound?

May 8, 2020

The modern world comes with lots of technology and conveniences. Instant gratification is expected on a daily basis. Long to-do lists are commonplace. And — unfortunately — the incidence of malignancies and other health conditions have skyrocketed. In 2019 alone, there were more than 1.7 million new diagnoses and 606,880 deaths. Therefore, no matter how busy you […]


What Causes Vaginal Dryness?

January 27, 2019

The walls of the vagina are lubricated with a thin layer of clear fluid. This fluid helps keep the lining of your vagina healthy, thick, and elastic. This fluid is maintained by the hormone estrogen, but sometimes, factors cause a reduction in the amount of moisture in your vagina. Vaginal dryness can occur at any […]


What Are Menstrual Cups?

December 23, 2018

As women, many of us spend lots of time thinking about the products we use to handle our periods. For millions of women, this means keeping pads and tampons on hand – but what about a menstrual cup? Are they a fad or is a menstrual cup something you should consider? Menstrual cups are widely […]

Incurable STDs

Incurable STDs

August 23, 2018

Learning that you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD or STI, sexually transmitted infection) is scary. Depending on the type of disease, you may deal with pain, unsightly discharge, and a list of other unpleasant symptoms. You’ll also deal with the embarrassment that comes with having to tell a partner or a person you just […]


Do Senior Citizens Need to go to the OB-GYN?

August 20, 2018

As women, we spend our lives aware of the importance of seeing our OB-GYN regularly. Pelvic exams are as essential to our health as an adequate diet and the proper amount of sleep. Reproductive health is paramount. Anything having to do with changes in our menstruation cycle, vaginal discharge, birth control, pregnancy related issues, and […]


Do Ultrasounds Use Any Kind of Radiation Imaging?

May 21, 2018

Finding out you’re pregnant can be a joyous occasion, but after the celebrations, one thing becomes more important than anything else; making sure that the baby is healthy throughout the pregnancy. In addition to avoiding drinking, smoking, and particularly dangerous activities, it is reasonable to wonder whether ultrasounds use any kind of radiation imaging. The […]