Congratulations on the birth of your baby! We know that the birth of your child is one of the most important experiences of your life. While there are many lists that include all the newborn essentials, this post focuses on what to expect and some essentials for new moms.
Physical Changes to Expect After the Birth of Your Baby
What is a Urogynecologist?
Urogynecologists are physicians who have completed a residency in either OB-GYN or urology as well as a two to three year specialty fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. The fellowship training provides these physicians additional expertise in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is […]
The Vitamin Aisle
Get Healthier: Six Tips for a Healthy 2014
As we welcome in a new year, let’s remember that health is not merely the absence of disease, it’s a lifestyle. Whether it’s getting enough sleep, enjoying a hobby or learning to set limits with others in your life, it’s important to take time to be good to yourself. Take steps to balance work, home, […]
Symptoms and Treatment of PCOS
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder that affects women in their reproductive years. It is estimated that as many as five to 10 percent of women have PCOS. Many women are not diagnosed with PCOS until their 20s or 30s, but for some women, symptoms can arise as early as their […]
Making Room for Sleep
Talking to Your Daughter About her Period
Content Provided By: Virginia Women’s Center While it’s not as dreaded as the birds and the bees talk, talking to daughters about periods is not usually high on the list of parenting milestones that moms look forward to. Take a deep breath and read through these tips to help prepare you for this exciting time […]
Debunking the Myths of Mammography
Women’s breasts are always changing. They change during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. Many lumps, tenderness and other changes are benign, normal and simply the result of these hormonal changes. Along with these normal changes, problems can arise. It is important for you to be aware of any changes in your breasts. Tools […]
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Now Available
While we have just started to enjoy autumn in Virginia, it’s important that we take steps now to protect ourselves from what is just around the corner: flu season. Our flu vaccinations have arrived and we are now offering the vaccine in our offices. Patients who have an appointment with our practice during flu season […]