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6 Things Your Ob-Gyn Won't Tell You (Unless You Ask)

Napala Pratini | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Napala Pratini

With the prospect of huge costs, you will want to control expenses without sacrificing quality of care -- which means that choosing both a high-value pregnancy provider and the right hospital for giving birth is important.

10 Things A Pregnant Woman Deserves

Clint Edwards | Posted 05.11.2014 | Parents
Clint Edwards

Being pregnant is hard on a woman both physically and mentally. It's something I can't experience. I can only observe. As a husband, I often feel helpless. Like I'm just some cheerleader on the sidelines, hoping everything turns out OK.

I Found the 'Holy Grail' of Prenatal Testing

Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA

The real draw of NIPT is its potential as an alternative to invasive testing, a way to replace a needle in the belly with one in the arm, to get information without putting pregnancies in harm's way. The draw of NIPT is that it is non-invasive. That's what makes it exciting.

You Have to Be Really Stupid to Stir Up This Hornet's Nest: Pro-choice Women in Texas Angry as Hell

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

People will be talking about Senator Davis' filibuster for many years to come. Those who have made, and will make the trip to the capitol in Austin to make their voices heard, will become politicized forever. They will not forget the energy and solidarity which we have witnessed.

The 7 Most Surprising Facts About Women's Bodies

Posted 01.08.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul It's quirkier and more interesting than you ever realized. ...

9 Crazy Questions People Ask Gynecologists

Posted 11.05.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Two OB-GYNs share their patients’ awkward, unusual and out-there concerns, as well as the sometimes-shocking answers. (Admit it: ...

10 Things You May Not Know About Your Fertility

Carolyn R. Givens, M.D | Posted 12.01.2012 | Women
Carolyn R. Givens, M.D

Here are ten things you may not know about your fertility.

Iran's War on Female Doctors and Male Nurses

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 10.22.2012 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The announcement that 36 universities across Iran have banned 77 fields of study to women is just the latest example of the Iranian government's particular disdain for the progress that women have made in education.

What Your OB-GYN Isn't Telling You

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.23.2012 | Women

If there's one place you should feel comfortable talking about sex, it's probably your OB-GYN's office. After all, your doctor theoretically chats wit...

Don't Get Stressed by the Fests

Drs. Stephanie McClellan and Beth Hamilton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Drs. Stephanie McClellan and Beth Hamilton

Stress levels peak during the holiday season. We help you to identify which of the four stress types best describes you, and practical ways you can reverse the effects of stress.

Our Daughters' Health

Dr. Jennifer Ashton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jennifer Ashton

By taking 13-15 year old girls to a gynecologist before they are sexually active, parents are seizing an opportunity to tell their daughters, I care about your health and I respect you as a person.

Guide To Fighting Uterine Fibroids

essence.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

They can be uncomfortable, annoying and downright bothersome, but fibroids need to be dealt with as soon as they become a problem. Not sure what they ...