1. Your Guide to Vaginal Infections Part 2

    Want to avoid vaginal infections? Most women have experienced a vaginal infection at some point or another in their life. If you’ve ever found yourself squirming in your seat, embarrassed by a strong odor or running to the bathroom to get in a good scratch, we don’t need to tell you how uncomfortable they can be. No woman wants to go through a vaginal infection, and the good news is that, in …Read More

  2. Your Guide to Common Vaginal Infections

    Vaginal infections are incredibly common. In fact, they are so very common that most women will experience an infection at some point in their life. Because of how prevalent vaginal infections are, here at University Park Obstetrics and Gynecology, we believe that women need to know what they are, what can cause them and how to prevent them. That’s why we’ve set out to provide you with all of …Read More

  3. The Emotional Side of Pregnancy Part 2

    Throughout pregnancy, there are both physical and emotional challenges to overcome. When a woman gets pregnant with her first child, she probably already has a good idea of many of the physical changes and challenges she'll face over the next nine months, such as swollen ankles, discomfort, cravings etc. However, many women don't realize that, in addition to the physical challenges of pregnancy, t…Read More

  4. The Emotional Side of Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is both a physical and an emotional journey. During pregnancy, do you find yourself getting unusually tearful over commercials on television? Have you ever had a breakdown in the middle of your office for no real reason? Have you ever given your partner a piece of your mind for buying the wrong flavor of ice cream or putting too much milk on your cereal? During pregnancy, most women ex…Read More

  5. What Causes Breasts to Feel Lumpy? Part 2

    There are many things that can cause breasts to feel lumpy that aren't related to cancer. When you're doing your monthly breast exams, and you notice that your breasts are feeling lumpy, the first thing you should do is contact your doctor. But, it's also important not to panic, as there are actually many things that can cause your breasts to feel lumpy. Be sure to check out our previous blog to l…Read More

  6. What Causes Breasts to Feel Lumpy?

    Have you noticed lumps in your breasts? It's important to check your breasts on a regular basis so that, if breast cancer starts to develop, you can catch it early. Like with all other forms of cancer, catching breast cancer early on — before it has had a chance to spread throughout the body — is important. But, what do you do if you notice a lump in your breasts when you're examining them? Fi…Read More

  7. The Success Factors of IVF

    When it comes to in vitro fertilization (IVF), there are a number of factors that can affect the success of your treatment. For many women, IVF is a terrifying unknown, but it has helped to bring about so many babies in the world and has helped so many people realize their dream of becoming parents. In a previous blog series, we debunked some of the most common misconceptions about IVF, so if you …Read More

  8. Do Pregnant Women Need Flu Shots?

    If you're expecting, should you get a flu shot or should you take your chances? A flu shot is something we all know we should get, but most adults prefer to take their chances with the flu. After all, unless you are very young, very old or are struggling with a weakened immune system, the flu is uncomfortable and annoying, but it's not overly serious. However, for pregnant women, taking a chance w…Read More

  9. Debunking the Myths About IVF Part 2

    Don't let the myths and misconceptions about IVF prevent you from getting the fertility treatment you need. When it comes to IVF, the list of myths and misconceptions goes on and on. But, the reality is that many women — who would not have otherwise been able to do so — have successfully conceived because of IVF. Unfortunately, many women are so caught up in the myths that they don't even cons…Read More

  10. Debunking the Myths About IVF

    If you're having trouble getting pregnant, don't let the myths hold you back from considering in vitro fertilization (IVF). Today, there are more options than ever before for women who have trouble conceiving, but one of the most common is IVF. Although the first IVF baby was born back in back in 1978, it's still a relatively unknown procedure, which is probably why there are so many myths and mis…Read More