About Me
Planning to Start a Family

Three years ago, I underwent surgery to remove seven fibroids from my uterus. The largest one was the size of a baseball. Because I hadn’t started a family at this time, I was extremely apprehensive about the effects the surgery might have on my fertility. I was relieved when my gynecologist told me my ability to have children shouldn’t have been compromised by the surgery. Now, at the age of thirty-six, my husband and I are finally ready to start a family. I’ve been researching ways for women who’ve had uterine fibroids surgically removed in the past to improve their fertility chances. On this blog, you will discover the latest fertility treatments available for women who’ve underwent surgical procedures on their uteruses.

Discussing Birth Control With Your Teen

23 February 2016
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As uncomfortable as the topic might be for some parents, having a frank and honest discussion with your teenager about contraceptives is important. With the average age of first sexual experience still holding steady at 17, there's a strong argument in favor of broaching the subject well in advance of this. Contraceptives work by either creating a physical or chemical barrier that prevents an egg from being fertilized, or by preventing the egg from implanting. Read More …

OB-GYN Or Midwife? Answers To Common Questions

17 December 2015
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Your first pregnancy will likely result in a lot of questions, but few are more pressing than deciding between using an obstetrician or a midwife for your delivery. The following guide can answer some of your questions so you can make an informed decision. What is the main difference between a midwife and an OB-GYN? An OB-GYN is a medical doctor with a degree in medicine and a focus upon obstetrics and gynecology. Read More …

Treating Common Symptoms Of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome And Menopause

12 October 2015
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If you have spent years dealing with the weight gain, insulin resistance, irregular menstrual cycles, and ovarian cysts that Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, often causes, you may have been looking forward to menopause. Unfortunately, since PCOS affects so many different parts of the body, menopause is not always the solution that you hope it will be. However, there are treatment options that can help you deal with both menopausal and PCOS symptoms, so you can improve or maintain your health during this challenging time. Read More …

3 Signs You Could Be Pregnant That You Might Not Know About

28 September 2015
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When it comes to the early signs of pregnancy, most women have heard that they could get "morning sickness" or experience a lot of sudden cravings for food. But the changes that occur in your body once you are pregnant are many, and may include some things that you don't know about. Here are three early warning signs that you could be pregnant that you may not be aware of. Read More …

Of Business And Babies: Prenatal Care Tips For Traveling

25 September 2015
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Some job industries include traveling more than others. If you work in a field where you have to travel on a regular basis, your experience while pregnant may be a little different. If you are looking for ways to remain healthy while traveling during your pregnancy, here are some tips for proper prenatal care. Bring raw snacks Eating is the number one issue while traveling. Many travelers select fast food or opt to eat unhealthy dishes in restaurants while away from home. Read More …