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Tips for a High-Risk Pregnancy

A high-risk pregnancy can make you feel anxious and concerned about the months ahead. While you can’t change factors like your age or medical history, you can take steps to improve your chances of having a healthy pregnancy and delivery.

Nov 10th, 2020
The Truth About Birth Control

Whether you’re considering birth control for the first time or rethinking the method you use, it’s easy to get confused by misinformation. Learn the facts before you decide what’s right for your health and lifestyle.

Oct 12th, 2020
Gynecology Care in the Age of COVID-19

While you may be concentrating on avoiding COVID-19 to stay healthy, routine and urgent gynecologic care can play a major role in protecting your overall well-being. Find out how to maintain a healthy reproductive system during the COVID-19 era.

Sep 27th, 2020
Urinary Incontinence: Not a Natural Part of Aging

There are many inevitable aspects of aging but urinary incontinence isn’t one of them. Living with the frustration and embarrassment of urinary incontinence isn’t necessary at any age. Find out how to manage this common and treatable condition.

Aug 28th, 2020
The Importance of Self-Care During the COVID-19 Crisis

While access to routine and urgent health care services remains disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you can take the lead with self-care to protect your sexual and reproductive health and rights. Here’s how you can protect your own well-being.

Jul 1st, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About a Colposcopy

It’s normal to worry if you’ve been referred for a colposcopy. But it’s important to follow your physician’s recommendation to get an accurate diagnosis. Find out what to expect and what’s involved with this vital diagnostic procedure.

Jun 22nd, 2020
How Menopause Affects Your Sex Life

While you may not have to worry about your period and unplanned pregnancies when you have sex after menopause, being intimate at this stage of life can present other challenges and concerns. Find out what to expect from sex after menopause.

Mar 1st, 2020
What to Expect During Your First Prenatal Appointment

You’ll give your baby the best possible chance for a healthy birth if you schedule your first prenatal appointment as soon as you find out you’re pregnant. Here’s what to expect so you’re prepared for this important medical consultation.

Feb 1st, 2020
5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Fibroids

Are health symptoms like back pain, heavy periods, constipation, a swollen abdomen, painful sex, or frequent urination making your daily life miserable? You could have uterine fibroids. Here’s what you need to know.

Jan 9th, 2020
How Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility?

Endometriosis can be painful, but did you know it can also affect your fertility? Between 30-50% of women with endometriosis struggle to become pregnant; learn the symptoms so you can get timely treatment — and work toward the ability to conceive.

Dec 4th, 2019
Myths and Facts About HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an incredibly common virus. It’s important to know the truth about this sexually transmitted disease so you can protect yourself. Keep reading to learn more!

Nov 1st, 2019
Why More Women Are Choosing the IUD

If your goal is to prevent pregnancy, you have plenty of options — some more complicated than others. In terms of efficacy and ease of use, the IUD rises above the rest, which is why so many women are opting for this form of birth control.

Oct 17th, 2019
How Menopause Affects Your Mental Health

Menopause can wreak havoc on your life and body in many ways. One way is your mental health. Learn how menopause can affect your mental well-being and what you can do to regain your peace of mind.

Sep 1st, 2019
Who Should Undergo Genetic Testing?

Do you want to find out whether your baby might develop a genetic disorder? Many women are confused about what is involved. Learn more about whether your baby is at risk and what testing methods are available during pregnancy.

Jun 17th, 2019
9 Ways to Get Your Body Ready for Pregnancy

You may not realize it, but if you’re trying to conceive, you should take a few extra steps beforehand to get your body ready. With these tips, you can avoid possible complications and ensure a successful pregnancy.

May 21st, 2019
What Every Woman Should Know About HPV

An HPV infection usually resolves itself. However, in some instances, serious issues can result. Read on to learn what every woman should know about HPV prevention, testing, and treatment.

Apr 28th, 2019
Female Urinary Incontinence: It's More Common Than You Think

Urinary incontinence can be distressing and affect a woman’s quality of life. Many women, though, are too embarrassed to speak about it. Loss of bladder control is a surprisingly common issue. Fortunately, a range of treatments can help.

Feb 8th, 2019
3 Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can easily sneak up on you over the years, leaving you at risk for weak bones and fractures. But you can take measures prevent it. Here are three lifestyle changes that you can make today to help you prevent osteoporosis.

Dec 7th, 2018
The Major Role of Estrogen in Women’s Health

Estrogen plays a role in so much more than your sexual function. As a woman, you rely on estrogen for good health throughout your life. Find out how estrogen can keep you going strong from puberty through your golden years.

Oct 17th, 2018
3 Topics to Discuss at Your First Prenatal Appointment

At your first prenatal appointment, your doctor asks you questions, and it's important for you to prepare. Here are 3 topics you should expect to discuss during your first prenatal appointment at The Association for Women’s Health Care.

Sep 26th, 2018
5 Reasons You Should Consider an IUD

With all the choices on the birth control market, the intrauterine device, or IUD, is the choice of many healthcare professionals since contemporary IUDs are safe, convenient, reliable, reversible, and available in hormone and no-hormone versions.

Jan 26th, 2018
Pros And Cons Of An IUD

Choosing contraception is a big decision with life-changing consequences. An intrauterine device — an IUD — lets you put off a family for as long as you want. And start one when you want to, too. But is an IUD the right choice for you?

Aug 24th, 2018
Experiencing Pelvic Pain? It Could Be Fibroids

If you’re experiencing pain or cramping in your lower abdomen, you don’t have to simply suffer through it. Find out if your pelvic pain is caused by uterine fibroids and how to treat them.

Jul 20th, 2018
Are You Suffering From Endometriosis?

If you experience menstrual cramps that seem unusually severe and worsen as you age, it may be more than standard period pain. Find out more about endometriosis, the symptoms it causes, and the treatments available.

Jun 19th, 2018
What Foods Should You Avoid During Pregnancy?

When it comes to pregnancy, you know that eating a nutritious diet is essential to the growth and development of your baby. It’s wise to know what foods to eat, but knowing which ones to steer clear of is just as important during those crucial nine months.

May 18th, 2018
5 Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a debilitating condition in which your bones thin and make you vulnerable to fractures. Read on to learn five tips for maximizing bone health so you avoid developing osteoporosis.

Feb 21st, 2018