The Importance Of The Twenty Week Pregnancy Checkup For Husbands

Posted on: 15 May 2017

For those of you that do not know, the 20 week checkup during a pregnancy is a big one. This is the appointment where you can actually have the gender of your baby revealed. With modern technology it can be done a few weeks earlier, but 20 weeks is usually when this takes place. There are a few things that you as a husband can do to prepare for this important appointment.
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For Women 40 And Over: Why You Still Need An OBGYN As Part Of Your Medical Team

Posted on: 12 May 2017

Once you reach 40, you may be overwhelmed with the information you start to receive from medical providers. This is because once you reach 40, there are tests you should have to ensure that you continue to remain healthy and vibrant through your 40s and beyond. It's time to schedule your first mammogram if you've never had one, and it's time to start thinking about ways to address menopausal symptoms once they begin.
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Tired Of Bleeding? 4 Causes Of Irregular Bleeding While On Birth Control

Posted on: 12 May 2017

Many forms of birth control have an added benefit — they stop your period. However, not all people respond to the hormones found in birth control quite the same way. It's not uncommon for some women to experience irregular or breakthrough bleeding. The bleeding usually clears up on its own after a few months once the body gets used to the hormones, but some women continue to experience problems. If you've been bleeding or even spotting for more than three months, you should talk to your doctor.
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Helping Your Introverted Daughter Get The Most Out Of Her First Gynecological Exam

Posted on: 13 April 2015

Since gynecological exams are recommended for all women and girls starting at age 13-15, it's entirely possible that your daughter's first visit will come just a few months after puberty. This interaction with a women's health professional is a golden opportunity for your daughter to get some authoritative information and advice about her new body. But for an introverted teen, such sensitive subjects can be entirely too overwhelming on their own, and bringing them up during such an awkward exam seems completely out of the question.
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