Women’s Healthcare

Vaccines That Are Safe (Or Recommended) During Pregnancy

Despite what some may think, many vaccines are safe and even recommended during pregnancy. Some will even provide babies with some immunity before they are even born. Some of the vaccines that pregnant women are recommended to get include flu shots, the Hepatitis B vaccine, and the Tdap vaccine. Whether you are currently expecting or planning on becoming pregnant, speak with your doctor about the vaccines you may need.

What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

Every woman should understand the risks of breast cancer. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in women around the world. According to cancer.org, the average risk for women to get breast cancer is around 13%. Recent data also shows that there will be around 297,790 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women this year. 1 in 7 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime, even without a family history.

What’s The Difference Between A Gynecologist And An Obstetrician?

When it comes to deciding which type of doctor to consult, many women find themselves asking this question. Knowing the differences between gynecologists and obstetricians can help you make that decision.

Pregnancy And Heartburn: What Moms Need To Know

There’s an old wives’ tale that says women who experience heartburn during pregnancy are carrying a baby with a full head of hair. While anecdotal evidence might support this claim, pregnancy, and heartburn often go hand in hand.

Facts About You and Your Developing Baby In Each Trimester

Pregnancy can be a cause for both celebration and worry, especially with all the changes you may notice over time. Check out some interesting facts below regarding what you and your developing baby may experience during pregnancy.

6 Interesting Facts About Women You May Not Know!

Women are amazing! They carry new life into the world, raise their children to be the best they can be, lead productive lives in various careers, and so much more. But did you know that their bodies are pretty amazing too? Women’s anatomy is not just a “smaller version” of men’s. They have some distinct differences that influence how they look and how they can do things differently.

7 Myths And Misconceptions About Birth Control

There are a lot of options out there for birth control and a lot of misconceptions, many of which are outright false. It is important to know the facts, especially when it comes to your health! Here are some of the most common myths and misconceptions about contraception that you should know.

The Basics About Your Menstrual Cycle

Women know their individual bodies best, but it isn’t uncommon to be unaware of many things concerning the menstrual cycle. Your entire cycle is a good indicator of your health; your period is only part of that, but it is the part most women are familiar with. Here is (almost) everything you should know about your cycle.

Bring These Things Up To Your Gynecologist!

Because women are unique, their reproductive health is unique as well. Even if your concern may seem embarrassing, you should be sure to ask your doctor about the issues you are experiencing. Here are some of the most important things to bring up to your gynecologist.

What Is A Mammogram And How Does It Detect Breast Cancer?

A mammogram is a medical test that uses low-dose x-rays to gather images of the breast tissue to detect breast cancer. There are two types of mammography, screening and diagnostic. It is helpful to know how these procedures work before you go in for one.

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