Finding Comfort at the OBGYN

Expecting Your First Child? Read This Before You Panic About 2 Common Pregnancy Problems

If you are expecting your first child, then you are likely feeling so many changes in your body that you just don’t know which ones are normal and which are signs that something is wrong. Thankfully, so many women share pregnancy stories with each other that you likely know that morning sickness, bloating, and constipation […]

The Burning Of One Thousand Suns! Three Steps To Relieve Pain And Speed Up The Healing Process Of A Urinary Tract Infection

If you have ever had a urinary tract infection, you know there is only one word to describe it: pain. You can’t pee, and when you do, you wish you hadn’t because of the immense burning. To top it all off, you have to live with constant cramping in between your many potty breaks. In […]

Four Ways To Prepare For Your Gynecologist Appointment As A Transman

If you are a pre-op transman or if you do not plan to have bottom surgery, regular visits to the gynecologist are in order. While it may be uncomfortable, taking care of your reproductive health is imperative while on a regimen of hormones and other medications. Here are four ways to prepare to make the […]

3 Questions You May Have If Your Unborn Baby Is Diagnosed With Gastroschisis

An ultrasound is commonly used during pregnancy to examine the unborn child and to make sure he or she is healthy, and this test is commonly ordered when something in a pregnancy appears abnormal. If your ultrasound reveals that some of the baby’s internal organs are located outside of his or her body, your doctor […]

Simple Water Birth Guide

Water births can offer a highly beneficial, birthing alternative for both mother and baby. Although there are a growing number of healthcare facilities and birthing centers now offering this experience, a number of people still don’t have an extensive amount of knowledge when it comes to this process. What Is A Water Birth? Water birth […]

What To Expect At Your First Prenatal Appointment

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life, but it is also a period that requires specialized medical care. As soon as you learn that you are pregnant, it is important to contact an obstetrician, midwife, or your family doctor to schedule an appointment so you can receive the prenatal care that you and […]

5 Benefits Of Birth Control Besides Pregnancy Prevention

While most people know that hormonal birth control pills are a highly effective way to prevent an unwanted pregnancy, they also offer additional benefits. In fact, many women are prescribed birth control even if they aren’t sexually active, in order to experience these health benefits. Here are five benefits of birth control pills besides pregnancy […]

Top 5 Methods For Treating Menopause Symptoms Naturally

Although menopause affects each woman differently, there are several common symptoms that are felt by the majority. Before seeking prescription drug intervention it is worth trying a few all-natural methods to alleviate menopause symptoms.  Physical Exercise If you aren’t already involved in a regular exercise class, or working out for 30 minutes per day at least […]

Do You Have A Family History Of Breast Cancer? Beat The Odds

If you have a family history of breast cancer or if you have been told that you have a high risk of developing breast cancer, you need to balance your life to help avoid the disease. There are a lot of different risk factors that determine if you are at a high risk or not, […]