1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. What Causes Condoms to Break Part 2

    Condoms don't break often. In fact, when used properly, they have a 98 percent success rate, making them one of the most reliable forms of birth control available. However, every so often, condoms do break, but not typically without a reason. When you know what causes condoms to break, you can take the necessary steps to prevent it from happening in the first place, and that's why, in our last blo…Read More

  10. What Causes Condoms to Break

    When you use a condom, you expect it to work! After all, condoms are 98 percent effective when used properly. And, while, yes 98 times out of a 100, condoms work as they were meant to, what about that two percent of the time when they fail? Luckily, condoms don't just break out of nowhere; there's usually a good reason for a condom to fail. That's good news because it means that there are thing…Read More