Posts tagged with ‘female’

All results
  • Lupus and Pregnancy

    Most women who have lupus can have normal pregnancies and healthy babies. However, it is important to plan ahead and…

  • Epilepsy and Pregnancy

    Women who have epilepsy are at higher risk for pregnancy-related complications. Regular medical care is important for monitoring these…

  • Hirsutism

    Hirsutism is a condition where women grow excess hair on their face or body. Learn about the common causes and…

  • Galactorrhea

    Galactorrhea occurs when one or both breasts make milk or a milky discharge. Learn about common symptoms and causes.

  • OTC Medicines and Pregnancy

    OTC medicines are medicines you can buy without a doctor's prescription. Learn what you need to know if you are…

  • Postpartum Health

    Most women who give birth don’t have any problems afterward. But there are complications that can occur.

  • Pap Smear (Pap Test)

    A Pap smear (Pap test) is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer.

  • Taking Medicine While Breastfeeding

    Certain medicines taken during breastfeeding can affect you or your baby through your breast milk.

  • Oral Health and Pregnancy

    Learn how to practice good oral care during pregnancy to keep you and your baby healthy.

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    Fetal alcohol syndrome is a group of medical problems that can happen in a baby when the mother drinks alcohol…

  • Car Safety for Pregnant Women

    Car safety is important for pregnant women. Whether you are driving or riding in a car, learn tips to keep…

  • Breastfeeding: Returning to Work

    Tips to help you continue to breastfeed your baby after you've returned to work.

  • Morning Sickness

    Morning sickness refers to the nausea and vomiting that some women have when they become pregnant. Morning sickness is very…

  • Menopause

    Menopause is when a woman’s menstrual periods permanently end. It happens because, as a woman ages, her ovaries make fewer…

  • Dysmenorrhea

    Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for menstrual cramps. It occurs before or during a woman’s period and usually is not…

  • Dealing With Hep B and C During Pregnancy

    Women who are pregnant and have hepatitis B or C are at risk for passing the virus to their baby…

  • Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a women’s health exam that looks closely at the cervix to diagnose problems.

  • Vaginal Pessary

    A vaginal pessary is a plastic device that fits into your vagina to help support your uterus (womb), vagina, bladder,…

  • Ultrasound During Pregnancy

    A fetal ultrasound is a test that uses sound waves to create an image of your unborn baby on a…

  • Monitoring Baby’s Heart Rate During Labor

    Fetal heart rate monitoring keeps track of your baby’s heart rate. This helps your doctor detect problems that may develop…