For years, doctors defined 37 to 42 weeks as the time span of a full-term pregnancy. Now, that range is being divided into different classifications.
Some women find the idea of an elective C-section appealing, but they come along with more risks of complications. Today, C-section rates are leveling out, and that’s good news for moms and their babies.
Mood swings? Sleeplessness? Severe cramps? Don’t suffer in silence. Find out how your doctor can ease your PMS.
It’s easy to self-treat your vaginal itching at the drug store. But what happens when your symptoms don’t go away?
If you have an abnormal Pap smear, a colposcopy is the next step. It’s a quick but important procedure to get a close-up look at the cervix. Learn what you should expect before, during and after the procedure.
Thinking about an IUD method of birth control? It only takes minutes to insert, and then you’re set for years. Find out more about this procedure.
Similar to an ultrasound, saline-infusion sonography (SIS) uses salt water to give a clearer view of the uterus. It can detect polyps, fibroids, and other abnormalities.
Obstetrician Elisa Ross, MD, talks about miscarriages and why they happen. She also offers some uplifting statistics about the chances of a healthy pregnancy after miscarriage.
Some women may not know how to interpret results from a Pap smear. What does an abnormal Pap smear really tell us?