212020Jul
Steps to Take When Prepping For Your Pregnancy

Steps to Take When Prepping For Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most memorable times of your life. However, this doesn’t mean that every step of the way will be filled with rainbows and sunshine. A lot of preparation goes into the big day — your baby’s birth. If this is your first pregnancy, here’s what you must do to have a…

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192020Jun
5 Proven Tips for Finding the Right Gynecologist

5 Proven Tips for Finding the Right Gynecologist

Reproductive health is a sensitive area that nobody likes to talk about. While childbirth and delivery are assumed to be common, there are many things that only a gynecologist can understand. Gynecologists can treat girls and women at any age. The ACOG recommends young girls to make their first visit to a gynecologist from ages…

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112020Apr
3 Signs It’s Time to Call Your Gynecologist

3 Signs It’s Time to Call Your Gynecologist

In the U.S., many women rely on their gynecologists — not only to provide prenatal care and yearly exams but also to address signs of underlying health issues. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists predicts there will be a 6% increase in demand for women’s healthcare in the United States over the next decade,…

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132019Dec
Why Am I Experiencing Constipation During Pregnancy?

Why Am I Experiencing Constipation During Pregnancy?

If you’re pregnant for the first time, there are some bodily changes you might be unfamiliar with. While most everyone knows the classic symptoms of morning sickness, weight gain, glowing skin, and a round stomach, there are some other, less spoken about plights of pregnancy. One of these is constipation during pregnancy.

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152019Nov
What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can cause a lot of changes in your body. From swollen and tender breasts, to growing, stretching skin over your belly, you may begin to feel like you’re trapped in someone else’s body. Then one day, you look down and wham! So many additional veins on your legs! What is that about? Varicose veins…

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242019Oct
Interested in Using a Midwife? Meet Janine Hammond!

Interested in Using a Midwife? Meet Janine Hammond!

Have you ever thought about using a midwife during your pregnancy? We’re very excited to share that we’ve recently expanded our OBGyn services to include Midwifery. Our Board Certified Nurse Midwife, Janine Hammond, brings with her 15 years of experience as a labor and delivery nurse, plus an immense passion for the birthing experience. I…

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302019Sep
What is an OBGYN? [Summary & Services]

What is an OBGYN? [Summary & Services]

Gynecologists, obstetricians, midwives, doulas, primary care physicians… and now OBGYNs? What’s the difference? There are so many different names for medical professionals who are involved in women’s health that it can become confusing to know what you need and when. Here’s a quick summary of what an OBGYN is and what they can do for…

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302019Aug
4 Tips for Surviving Morning Sickness

4 Tips for Surviving Morning Sickness

Does brushing your teeth cause you to gag? Are you afraid of even opening the refrigerator? You’re not alone. While pregnancy can be an amazing ride, the dreaded morning sickness that often comes with it isn’t so fabulous. And despite its name, morning sickness doesn’t discriminate between the time of day—nausea or vomiting can sneak…

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292019Jul
Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Well Woman Exam

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Well Woman Exam

Taking care of you, your body, and your reproductive system has never been more important. Whether it’s work, family, friends, or children, other people are counting on you, and depending on you. To put your best foot forward, you have to regularly check in on your health. That’s why we recommend an annual well woman…

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