Many parents have difficulty talking to their teens about sex and birth control. You may be worried that if you talk about it – and especially if you talk about birth control – you're tacitly giving your teen permission to have sex. You may feel that you lack knowledge about the subject. You may just feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. But it's important to have these discussions anyway. Informed teens are less likely to get pregnant or contract a disease, and your teen will be more likely to come to you for help if you can have open discussions.
28 November 2017
Many people struggle to communicate openly with their doctors about relatively common and routine medical issues, so it should come as no surprise that doctors who specialize in caring for the female reproductive system have an additional hurdle to overcome. Most people are raised with such a strong sense of privacy over their bodies that it can be a real challenge to communicate openly. It's essential, however, that that can be overcome in order to guarantee that you receive the health care that you need.
1 June 2017
When it comes to birth control, you have more than a few options. Choosing the right one is important. Without a birth control method that fits your lifestyle and needs, you could make mistakes with your birth control that could have long-lasting consequences. To help you find the right birth control for you, here are a few questions to ask yourself. Have You Used Birth Control in the Past? Whether or not you have used birth control before is important.
30 May 2017
The ability to plan a comfortable amount of space between pregnancies is an important matter for your health and your peace of mind. But birth control after a pregnancy can be a tricky subject, especially if you're breastfeeding your baby. You need a form of birth control that's effective, but that won't have a negative impact on your nursing relationship with your baby. Take a look at a few things that you should know about birth control as a nursing mother.
18 May 2017
Vaginal yeast infections are something that most women will have to deal with at some point in their life. They can be uncomfortable and cause you to have a lot of problems. Yeast Infections Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of candida albicans, which is a fungus. C. albicans exists normally in your body. It's one of the organisms which lives in your intestines and helps to digest your food.
18 May 2017
If you are bringing a baby into the world, there are some important considerations you will want to follow, in order to protect both you and your new bundle of joy. When you keep this information in the back of your head, you'll be able to stay healthy and informed throughout the duration of your pregnancy and delivery. To make this process smooth and to take some of the anxiety out of it, adhere to these three guidelines below and reach out to professionals who can assist you.
13 May 2017
If you are planning on becoming pregnant or you are already pregnant, you likely have your healthcare on your mind, especially concerning who your doctor is going to be throughout your pregnancy. This is an extremely important decision because your OBGYN is going to be the doctor you see almost every month during your pregnancy. They are also going to be the one delivering your baby. Here are four tips to help you choose the right OBGYN for you:
10 May 2017