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What is this Robotic Surgery that I am hearing so much about? Jul 19th, 2021

For years Ob/Gyn physicians were highly trained to perform detailed and careful abdominal surgeries, and a little later expertise in vaginal surgery arose. Though these surgical techniques have been greatly refined over the years, there were still significant limitations, such as the significant hospital admission and recovery time that an...

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy Jun 29th, 2021

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy or “morning sickness” is one of the most common and bothersome symptoms of early pregnancy. Fortunately, there are a lot of remedies that can help you through this difficult time.    Here are some tips you can try at home:   Stick to bland foods...

Postpartum Depression: You are not alone Jun 21st, 2021

Childbirth is a magical time for all mothers. As soon as your baby is born, all the maternal feelings and parental knowledge just magically appear out of nowhere, right? Wrong. For many women, this may not be the case. Some women struggle with feelings of anxiety, sadness, and insecurity about...

Having difficulty with low sex drive? Jun 14th, 2021

Having difficulty getting that motivation to be intimate? You are not alone. More than 40% of women have been reported to have sexual concerns. Low desire is the most common sexual problem reported by women followed by low arousal and orgasm difficulties. How often should I be having sex? This...

Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Jun 8th, 2021

I don't want to be pregnant anytime soon, and I HATE taking a pill everyday. What are my options? Your life is crazy! Whether you're training for your next marathon, chasing around your two-year-old, or taking care of your fur babies, life can be hectic. Add on remembering to take...

Am I in Labor? May 25th, 2021

You've been waiting for months to meet your new baby, but how will you know when it's "go time"? The onset of labor doesn't always follow the same set of rules for everyone. Here are some key things to know about the labor process: When will I go into labor?...

The Wonderful Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy May 18th, 2021

Have you or your friends begun to move into the menopause years, and found increasing problems with hot flashes, night sweats, excess moodiness and difficulty sleeping? These of course are symptoms of the natural process of aging and the development of menopause, where the ovaries simply cannot produce the youth...

Discharge: What's normal? May 9th, 2021

Vaginal discharge is normal!   Every person with a vagina has vaginal discharge. You may be wondering what is normal. Everyone's discharge is different. Some have almost none, while others can have enough to be noticable in their underwear. The amount of discharge can also change during the menstrual cycle. ...

Choosing an Obstetric Provider: What is a Midwife? May 2nd, 2021

Congratulations! You are pregnant! This is the time in your life when many important decisions must be made. One of the most important decisions is your choice in a healthcare provider. Many women believe that an OB/GYN is the only option if they plan a hospital delivery; however, many hospital...

What is a Pap Smear? Apr 25th, 2021

What is a Pap Smear?   You might be preparing for your first gynecologic visit and wondering what you have just signed up for. Or you might have had numerous Pap smears but are still uncertain exactly what it means.  A Pap smear, or a Papanicolauo test, is a screening...

I’m Still not Pregnant! When Should I Worry? Apr 19th, 2021

It happens all the time - you're scrolling through your social media and come across another post: beaming smiles, hands on a belly and eventually you see it - a picture of an ultrasound. It's another pregnancy announcement. Your overwhelming happiness for the newly minted parents-to-be is dampened by your...

9 Common Pregnancy Discomforts and How to Get Relief Apr 12th, 2021

Pregnancy can be a very exciting time, but that doesn't mean that everything about being pregnant is a walk in the park. Thankfully, there are lots of tips and tricks to help manage the bothersome symptoms. Here are some of the most common that women can experience, and some ideas...

The 5 Best Questions to Ask Your New OB-Gyn Jan 29th, 2021

Most of my female friends and family admit to feeling a little nervous or awkward when they go to see their OB-Gyn, especially when seeing that person for the first time! I get it. After all, these are personal and sensitive topics that aren’t always the easiest to talk about....

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus. But...