122021Apr
Take Responsibility for Your Health and See a Gynecologist

Take Responsibility for Your Health and See a Gynecologist

A gynecologist is a physician with a focus on women’s reproductive health. While your family doctor, specialist, or pediatrician may examine female parts, they may not be able to answer all of your questions that gynecologists can. Gynecologists treat women and girls at any age. The ACOG recommends first visiting a gynecologist between the ages…

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192021Mar
The Personal Touch of a Midwife Ensures Quality Care

The Personal Touch of a Midwife Ensures Quality Care

Being pregnant is a wonderful life experience. It is an exciting time full of uncertainty and worries regarding your pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Many OBGYN services have been expanded to include midwifery. Per the American Midwifery Certification Board, since February 2019 there were up to 102 certified midwives and 12,218 certified nurse-midwives. The industry is…

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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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