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  • Breastfeeding: Returning to Work

    Returning to work while breastfeeding can feel like a challenge. But you can make it work if you are…

  • Bartholin's Gland Cyst

    The Bartholin’s gland is located on a woman’s vaginal lips. If skin grows over the opening to one of these…

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing menopause.

  • Early Pregnancy Loss

    Early pregnancy loss is known as a miscarriage. It is a pregnancy that ends on its own in the first…

  • Back Pain During Pregnancy

    Back pain is a common side effect of pregnancy. Thankfully, there are things you can do to ease the pain…

  • Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region that lasts for at least 6 months.

  • Routine Tests During Pregnancy

    Routine tests during pregnancy help monitor the health of you and your baby.

  • Varicose Veins

    Varicose veins are veins that are swollen and bulge above the surface of the skin. They may be twisted and…

  • Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common…

  • Cervical Cancer

    Cervical cancer is cancer of a woman’s cervix. It’s almost always caused by HPV. With regular Pap tests, it can…

  • Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor is when a woman goes into labor before 37 weeks of pregnancy. It can lead to premature birth,…

  • Dilation and Curettage (D and C)

    Dilation and curettage (D and C) is a female surgical procedure. It can be used for diagnosis, treatment, or following…

  • Bleeding During Pregnancy – What‘s Normal?

    Vaginal bleeding can occur during pregnancy for serious and non-serious reasons.

  • Dysmenorrhea

    What is dysmenorrhea? Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain that women have before or during menses (known as their period). It usually is not serious. Symptoms of dysmenorrhea Menstrual cramps can feel like a dull ache or a shooting pain. They most often

  • Endometrial Hyperplasia

    Endometrial hyperplasia is an overgrowth of tissue in the endometrium, in which the uterine lining becomes too thick and causes…

  • Importance of Sexual Health

    Being in good sexual health means you are well informed, careful, and respectful to yourself and others.

  • Why Should I Breastfeed?

    Deciding whether or not to breastfeed is a very personal decision. Learn about the advantages and challenges of breastfeeding.

  • Uterine Fibroids

    Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus. These growths can be very tiny or…

  • Colds and the Flu | Viral Infections During Pregnancy

    A respiratory infection is a viral, contagious illness. Most viruses are not harmful, but some can cause miscarriage or birth…

  • Yeast Infections

    A vaginal yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus called Candida. It is a very common ailment…