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Contraception Guide

When it comes to contraception, there are a lot of options, including hormonal birth control pills, patches and implants, intrauterine devices or IUDs, as well as more permanent options. For those thinking about contraception, a number of elements should be considered. Namely, what do you … Read more

Going Through Breast Cancer Together

By Brooke Lambard Kyle, MD, and Piper Lambard Norton Do, DVM For breast cancer support resources, visit our Resources page.   Unfortunately, we have all been affected by cancer. It might be someone in your family, a close friend, or an acquaintance; maybe you’ve helped … Read more

Napkin Notes Wipe Away the Worries Leaving a Lasting Impression

Analyzing urine samples are a routine part of prenatal care. A urine assessment is conducted periodically throughout prenatal appointments to screen for bladder or kidney infections, diabetes, dehydration and preeclampsia. But throughout her pregnancy, Alyssa Loyd, a patient of Dr. Brooke Kyle, made the mundane … Read more

Benefits of Laborists in Hospitals and OB/GYN Practices

A laborist is a certified OB/GYN, who is dedicated to delivering babies or responding to obstetrical and gynecological emergencies at a hospital. Having laborists as part of an OB/GYN practice or hospital staff is standard across the country and is an innovative care model that … Read more

7 Tips To Help You Get Fit

January offers a fresh start to implement good habits. New Year’s resolutions are easy to declare but challenging to maintain. Whether you’re pregnant, caring for your infant or want to improve your health, here are seven tips to help you achieve a common resolution: getting … Read more

Urinary Incontinence: Common Questions, Causes, & Treatment

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence means leaking urine, ranging from a few drops to a total emptying of the bladder. In addition, common symptoms include urgent urination, experiencing a higher frequency of urination than is typical for you, waking up from sleep to use … Read more

Common Questions About Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Prenatal genetic testing helps you prepare for the birth of your child while staying informed of the potential genetic disorders that could affect the fetus. Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists with Women’s Care focus on patients with complications during pregnancy. MFM physicians believe that all women have … Read more

Tips For Managing Diabetes While Pregnant

There’s a lot you can do to manage diabetes while pregnant. Diabetes doesn’t prevent a woman from having a healthy baby, in and of itself. Some women even develop diabetes during pregnancy, called gestational diabetes. This occurs when pregnancy hormones block the action of insulin, … Read more

Breast Cancer: 7 Most Common Questions

Breast cancer is scary, but it’s good to know what it is and how it can be treated. Like many cancers, it is preventable and if diagnosed early, can allow for a variety of treatment options.   What is breast cancer? Breast cancer commonly refers … Read more

Top 3 Reasons To Get A Mammogram

Mammograms are an important part of taking care of your health. A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast used to check for cancer. Screening mammograms usually involve two or more x-rays, or images, and can detect tumors before you or your doctor can … Read more