I Went to a Sex Talk and What I Learned May Surprise You

There's no need to be shy when talking to your doctor about sexual health.

I have bad news, mamas. 1 in 3 women experience pain during intercourse at some point in their life. Women are more likely to complain about sexual dysfunction before menopause. And the number 1 libido killer? Kids. That means we’re smack dab in the middle of prime sex-might-actually-suck-for-you time. But I also have good news. […]

Physical Changes to Expect After the Birth of Your Baby

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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.

What is a Urogynecologist?

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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 […]

Recovering After a Miscarriage

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Emotional Healing After a Miscarriage The loss of a child through miscarriage can be a difficult and emotional experience. Even in the early weeks of pregnancy, many women develop a strong bond with their unborn child and feel a deep sense of loss when miscarriage occurs. Common responses include shock or denial, disappointment or anger, […]

February 24: Postpartum Mental Health

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  There is a range of postpartum disorders that can develop anytime during the first year after your baby is born. These disorders can result from social stressors and biological factors. It is important to know that postpartum disorders are temporary and can be successfully treated with professional help. When many people think of postpartum depression, […]

February 17: Minimally Invasive Procedures for Stress Incontinence

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Women suffering from stress incontinence experience the leakage of urine when they cough, sneeze, laugh or engage in any activity that increases the pressure on the bladder and/or the supporting tissue. There are many non-invasive treatment options that women experiencing stress incontinence can try first. However, for some individuals, non-invasive therapies may not completely eliminate the symptoms of […]

February 10: Infertility and When to See Your OB-GYN

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Infertility is a medical condition that affects more than six million people in the United States. While it is not always talked about, about 10 percent of couples experience difficulty getting pregnant. If you are trying to conceive, you may consider having an evaluation for infertility if you experience the following: If you are under […]

February 3: Heart Health

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Did you know that heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined? While it is important to spread awareness, it is also important to help educate our friends, families and loved ones. Here are some tips for living heart healthy: –          Eat a diet rich in fruits and veggies, whole-grain and high-fiber foods –          Try to […]

January 27: Who Needs Calcium?

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While certain factors can increase one’s risk for Osteoporosis, there are some measures that all women can take to help prevent the development of Osteoporosis. One of these measures is to make sure you are getting enough Calcium in your diet. Check out this infographic to learn how much Calcium women need throughout the different […]

The Vitamin Aisle

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Walk into any grocery store or pharmacy this time of year and chances are you’ll see a sale on vitamins. The selection can be overwhelming and it is not a decision to be taken lightly! How do you know if you need to take vitamins? And, if you do, which one(s) should you choose? A […]