Month: April 2016

A Brief History of Birth Control

A Brief History of Birth Control

April 28, 2016

Contraception has a long history. “For as long as men and women have been making babies, they’ve been trying not to,” states historian Jonathan Eig in his recent book, “The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.” Ancient Methods of Birth Control The oldest method of birth control is […]

How Often Should I get STI Tested?

How Often Should I Get Tested for STIs?

April 26, 2016

Unfortunately, STIs have a negative connotation when they shouldn’t. Realistically, we should all be more knowledgeable about STIs, their prevalence, and how they affect us. Regardless of your sexual activity, how often should you really get tested for STIs? What Is an STI? STI stands for Sexual Transmitted Infections, formerly known as STDs, but later […]

How to Get Relief From Night Sweats

How to Get Relief From Night Sweats During Menopause

April 15, 2016

If you are going through menopause and are experiencing the night sweats, don’t be worried. Many women experience night sweats and hot flashes throughout their menopause journey. Night sweats are like hot flashes, but nocturnal and result in you waking up at night cold and clammy with drenched sheets and a pounding heart. Why Do […]

Heartburn During Pregnancy- What You Need to Know

Heartburn During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

April 12, 2016

If you’ve experienced heartburn during pregnancy, you’re not alone. Most women experience this at some point during their pregnancy and some women experience it through most of their trimesters. If you suffer from painful heartburn, don’t fret. Here’s what you need to know… What Causes Heartburn During Pregnancy? There’s a valve between the stomach and […]

What Your OB-GYN Wishes You Knew

What Your OB-GYN Wishes You Knew

April 8, 2016

Going to the gynecologist can be awkward, intimidating, and embarrassing, but trust us, on our end we want nothing but to hear everything from you. As your leading reproductive health doctors, we want every detail you can provide us. For anyone whose stomach flops as soon as they sit down in the doctor’s office, there […]

Annual OBGYN Exam

What’s Included in an Annual Gynecological Exam?

April 4, 2016

If you’ve never been to the gynecologist, the thought of scheduling an appointment with an OB-GYN can fill you with anxiousness. After all, he or she will be examining the most private portion of your body. However, taking care of your reproductive health is crucial. And while a gynecologist can provide you with information about […]

Popular Baby Names in April

Most Popular Baby Names in April

April 1, 2016

We are almost halfway through 2016! As time passes, it’s important to think of the future. Are you planning on expanding your family? If so, check out some of these popular baby names to spark some inspiration. It’s that time of year again! We’ve gathered a list of the most popular baby names to date… […]