Women’s health: Is this normal or not?

Posted on August 2, 2017

It probably wasn’t a subject of conversation at your latest girls’ night out, but no woman is immune from it. As we age, so do our bodies, including our most intimate parts. Unless you regularly examine your vulva and vagina, you may not realize the changes that occur. But just like with the rest of … »

endometriosis blog

The facts on endometriosis

Posted on March 31, 2017

One in 10 American women are affected by endometriosis, adding up to around 5 million total. In honor of Endometriosis Awareness Month this March, get to know the facts about this condition. Endometriosis occurs when the tissue that normally grows inside a woman’s uterus — called the endometrium — grows outside of it. For women … »

Why a full-term pregnancy is better

Posted on March 29, 2017

You’ve made it to eight or nine months. You’re probably a bit uncomfortable. It’s hard to bend, your back aches, and your ankles are huge. You want that baby out of there. But keep in mind, carrying your baby to full term is the best thing for both of you. Though a full-term pregnancy used … »

what's the point of a pap smear? cervical cancer awareness

What’s the point of a Pap smear?

Posted on January 25, 2017

The Pap smear. You’ve been getting them done for years, but find yourself wondering whether they’re really necessary. The short answer: For most women, yes. Cervical cancer is largely preventable — and Pap smears are a big reason why. To understand the importance of regular Pap smears, you first need to understand cervical cancer. Cervical … »