Month: April 2019

How long do hot flashes last

How Long Do Hot Flashes Last?

April 29, 2019

Throughout a woman’s life, there are many discomforts that come and go thanks to hormonal fluctuations. Ovulation and menstruation bring bloating, mood swings, breast tenderness, and lower back pain, among others. Pregnancy comes along with an even longer list of ailments. The whole roller coaster ride is capped off with menopause. Just when you think […]

kegel exercises

Benefits of Kegel Exercises

April 25, 2019

How often do you think about your pelvic floor muscles? If you’re like most women, chances are, you may not keep them in the forefront of your concerns. However, these muscles play an important role in women’s health. This is because they support the cervix, uterus, bladder, small intestine, and rectum. When a woman has […]

Home Remedies for Sore Nipples

Home Remedies for Sore Nipples

April 23, 2019

Sore nipples are very common, especially if you’re ovulating or breastfeeding. However, just as with most reproductive health issues, many women feel bashful about discussing them openly. What you need to know, however, is that there is nothing to be embarrassed about. Nipples are highly sensitive areas, and as such, are easily irritated. 5 Home […]

What Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

April 18, 2019

If you’re currently pregnant, you’re likely spending a good amount of time doing online research about what you can do to make these nine months go by as smoothly as possible. And as a new mom, you’re probably also wondering which nutrients will best nourish your developing baby. What you eat will have a significant […]

bacterial vaginosis

What is Bacterial Vaginosis?

April 16, 2019

When it comes to reproductive health, many women are afraid to ask candid questions due to embarrassment or fear of being judged. However, failing to talk honestly about what may be going on in your vagina can lead anywhere from daily discomfort to serious health complications. One of the most common vaginal infections is Bacterial […]

False Positive Pregnancy Test

How Likely is it to Get a False Positive on a Pregnancy Test?

April 4, 2019

There is nothing that can make two minutes feel like two hours as taking a pregnancy test. Regardless of what you hope the results will be, the desire to know immediately can be overwhelming. The thought of the possibility of getting a false positive can cause you to become more anxious in an already stressful […]