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.
These silly predictions are all in good fun, but there are some more serious pregnancy myths. Let’s talk about 7 pregnancy myths, debunked.
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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.
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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, that you ignore your situation and not follow the recommendations of your doctor. What to expect throughout a high risk pregnancy is a lot of extra care and monitoring to be sure you have a healthy baby.
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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, you are preventing any issues, plus it is covered by most insurance.
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Please call our office at 301-681-3400 or continue to our website to schedule your appointment online.
We continue to offer virtual visits for many situations.
Our staff can advise you if a virtual visit will be appropriate for your needs.
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Our office continues to employ rigorous cleaning procedures and physical distancing to ensure the greatest level of safety for our patients and our staff. We ask that all of our patients wear a mask during their visit.
New Vaccine Guidelines for Women who are Pregnant, Considering Becoming Pregnant, or Breastfeeding
For women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, learn more about the COVID vaccine.
We will continue to remain open and available.
Please call 301-681-3400 and we can advise you.
Oh the joys of going through menopause! You know, the night sweats, hot flashes, weight gain, and moodiness. Of course we are kidding, because every woman who has experienced menopause knows it’s no fun. Some women have it easier than others, but regardless of the severity of your symptoms, learn how your gynecologist can help manage challenging menopausal symptoms.
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Could your PMS be Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD? Let’s find out how they differ, how they are similar, and what you can do about it.
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Keeping track of your menstrual cycle can help you answer the question: when is a period considered abnormal. Then filter in the remaining information here to distinguish whether your cycle is normal. All women are different, and we celebrate that, but knowing when to speak to Capital Women’s Care about your period can save you unnecessary pain and anxiety.
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