Being pregnant is one of the very few times it is actually healthy to gain weight. However, forget that business about eating for two. You eat and gain weight to provide nutrients for your baby so they grow at a healthy rate. Pregnant weight gain: what to expect and strive towards.
Author: Womens Care OBGYN
What To Expect If You Have A C-Section Delivery
A cesarean birth is a surgical procedure used when a vaginal delivery is too risky. According to the CDC, C-sections account for approximately 30% of deliveries in the United States. It can be planned ahead of time or decided during labor if complications occur. Either way, here is what to expect if you have a C-section delivery.
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Endometrial Ablation: Your Questions Answered
Women who have a very heavy flow, or experience periods that last longer than normal may be candidates for endometrial ablation. This procedure removes the endometrium or lining of the uterus. Endometrial ablation: your questions answered.
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The Many Benefits of Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy
Gone are the days of the old-fashioned hysterectomy with a large incision and many weeks of recovery. We have come a long way. Today there is a simpler and much less invasive technique to having a hysterectomy. Women’s Care has a partner, and it’s a robot. Keep reading to learn about the many benefits of robotic-assisted hysterectomy.
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How To Be As Healthy As Possible Before The First OB Appointment
After dreaming about it, planning for it, and deciding on a time frame, you are finally going to begin a family. There is one more goal that is essential. Getting your body ready for pregnancy should be at the top of your list. As soon as you make the decision to conceive, start focusing on how to be as healthy as possible before the first OB appointment.
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Why You Should Still See Your OB-GYN After Having Kids
Moms often put their children’s needs ahead of their own. That might be OK for a while, but you need to remain healthy to take care of those children and their needs. Keeping up with your own health is vital for their sake and for yours. There are many reasons why you should still see your OB-GYN after having kids.
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Could My Painful Periods Be Endometriosis?
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. Could my painful periods be endometriosis?
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Is My Pelvic Pain Due To A Gynecologic Condition?
Is my pelvic pain due to a gynecologic condition? If you are asking this question, it is time to find answers. When you have the pain and other gynecologic symptoms, it’s always best to talk with a gynecologist like Women’s Care to get answers and discover the cause.
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What Are The Benefits Of Minimally Invasive Surgery?
If you must have surgery, would you prefer one with more damage to your body or less? How about a surgery with more pain or less, a longer hospital stay or a shorter one, and a surgery with the possibility of multiple complications or one which delivers fewer complications? We think we know the answer. Fortunately, there are more and more surgical procedures available that offer a minimally invasive alternative. What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery?
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Everything you should know about the IUD
An IUD, or an intrauterine device, is one of the best birth control options on the market. There are two different types of IUD: hormonal and non-hormonal. All are small T-shaped devices that sit inside the uterus and work as birth control to prevent pregnancy, but can also be used to manage heavy periods or abnormal uterine bleeding. They are considered long-acting reversible contraceptives because they can work effectively for 3 to 10 years depending on the type and do not affect your future fertility.