One of the most important imaging tools physicians have at their disposal is a mammogram. They have become vitally important because they save lives. They are so important we now can get one on a mobile mammography bus. Important enough that it’s women’s healthcare practically coming to your door,
A monthly breast self-exam is another tool women have in conjunction with annual mammograms to find cancers early and improve survival rates. You use your hands and eyes to detect any changes in the look and feel of your breasts. Not a replacement for annual mammograms,
The CDC recently published a press release stating that at the end of 2019 sexually transmitted diseases reached an all time high for the sixth consecutive year. More than 2.5 million cases were reported in 2019. As STDs reach an all time high,
The importance of a healthy diet during pregnancy cannot be overstated. Studies show that there are less complications when moms-to-be eat a healthy diet before and during pregnancy. With that in mind, let’s look at what is considered a healthy diet and how it can help.
Most women become familiar with the frequency and typical flow during their period. If something changes, women notice. It could be a missed cycle or two, or suddenly having a heavier than “normal” flow. When any changes occur, it’s important to see your doctor.
There have always been old wives tales about pregnancy and most likely you have heard a few. Carrying your baby high means you’re having a girl. Carrying low, obviously it must be a boy. Let’s not forget having heartburn, which means your baby will have lots of hair.
Preliminary Research Shows – The New York Times What We’ve Learned In an early analysis of coronavirus vaccine safety data, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found no evidence that the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines pose serious risks during pregnancy.
85% of women who have unprotected sex, even occasionally, get pregnant within a year. Those odds are not in your favor if you’re not ready to have a child. Choosing a contraceptive method that’s right for you can involve some due diligence and clear thinking.
Being told you have a high risk pregnancy can cause anxiety, but it’s not as frightening as you may first think. In fact, most women make it through their pregnancy with little to no negative complications. That does not mean, however,
An annual well woman exam is important at any stage of womanhood. Women who are twenty-somethings and women who are post menopausal plus everyone in between can benefit from a well woman exam. It’s a great way to know that you are healthy,