Having pain during monthly menstrual cycles is nothing new or unusual for women. However, having significant pain which makes daily activities impossible is something entirely different. If you are having more pain than usual, it might be time to find out what is going on.
Many people picture a ravenous pregnant lady eating everything in sight. While this is the case for some, there are other women who find it hard to eat anything. This can become a problem, as they won’t gain the weight needed for a healthy pregnancy.
You may be shocked to learn that between 2017 and 2019 one-third of those who died during a hospital delivery had a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, according to the CDC. This condition is increasing and causes severe complications like a heart attack or stroke.
Morning sickness, back aches, and fatigue should be enough to deal with during pregnancy, but if you add in allergy symptoms, oh please! If you’re not sure what medications are safe for you and your growing baby, here’s what you need to know.
Starting June 1, we will be doing all deliveries at Holy Cross Silver Spring. You can still be seen in our Germantown office for routine obstetric visits and sonograms as well as well woman exams and all gynecologic visits. Please view the video below to learn how to prepare for your delivery visit.
If you’re new at this breastfeeding thing, it’s certainly worth taking some time to review this advice from others who have gone through it themselves and have a few tips to share.
Some of us are procrastinators, while others are almost the extreme opposite. That’s a good thing when it comes to having a baby! Planning for pregnancy before conception has multiple benefits for you, your baby, and your growing family. Let’s look at where you should begin.
“Am I ready?” “What will it be like?” These are all questions that swirl around in a woman’s mind and gut as the time gets near. There are ways to calm your spirit and be prepared at the same time. We have gathered together 6 ways to prepare for childbirth &
Once you have made the decision to get on contraception, you will need to decide on a contraceptive method. One popular form is an IUD. It is better than 99% effective, so it is considered the most reliable birth control method available.
After 30yrs of service to both our obstetric and gynecologic patients, Dr. Jessica Berger Weiss is transitioning out of the obstetric realm. As of January 1, 2022 she will continue to serve our family of patients for their GYN care, but no longer deliver babies into the world.