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7 Common Myths About Cervical Cancer

With so much information out there, it’s easy to get confused by some of the myths about cervical cancer and regular screenings. Cervical cancer is a specific type of cancer that occurs in the lining of the cervix (the lower part of the uterus), but … Read more

What You Should Know About Cervical Cancer Screenings?

Important Information about Cervical Cancer Screenings Cervical cancer is the easiest gynecological cancer to prevent, with regular screening tests and follow-up. The Pap test (or Pap smear) and the HPV test are both screening tests that can help prevent cervical cancer or find it early. … Read more

Cosmetic and Beauty Ingredients to Avoid While Pregnant

It might not be the first thing you think about changing when you get pregnant, but there are ingredients in common beauty and cosmetic products that you should avoid when pregnant. The FDA maintains an updated list and categorization of ingredients used in beauty and … Read more

7 Most Common Questions About Traveling While Pregnant

Is it safe to travel while pregnant? Generally, it’s okay to travel while you’re pregnant. The best time to travel is between week 14 and week 28 of your pregnancy. This is typically when most morning sickness has passed, but before any fatigue related to … Read more

Pelvic Exam vs. Pap Smear: What’s the Difference?

Knowing the difference between a pelvic exam and a Pap smear can be confusing. Both exams are typically performed during the same appointment, but there are significant differences to be aware of so you can take the best care of your health. What is a … Read more

What to Expect During Your First Gynecologist Visit

Thinking about scheduling your first gynecologist appointment? Here’s everything you can expect during your first gynecologist visit. At Women’s Care, our physicians recommend young women have their first pelvic exam at 18 years old, unless they are experiencing pelvic pain, problems with menstruation or are … Read more

Egg Freezing to Preserve Fertility: An Overview

What is Fertility? In women, fertility is defined as the ability to get pregnant or conceive within one year of engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse. Infertility occurs when pregnancy or conception fails to occur within one year of engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse. In women … Read more

Emotional Health After Miscarriage

Does miscarriage affect the emotional health of women? Miscarriage affects up to 25 percent of all pregnancies, making it a common early pregnancy issue. Also known as early pregnancy loss, miscarriage can be devastating to expectant mothers. In fact, women often cope with feelings of … Read more