Family Planning

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A Midwife Has More to Offer Than You Think

When you think of a midwife, you’re probably thinking of a “baby-catcher” — someone whose whole job revolves around moms, children, and childbirth. But here’s a little-known fact a midwife has more to offer than you think. Midwives don’t only deliver newborns. In reality, many midwives, notably certified nurse-midwives (CNMs), provide complete gynecological care that extends …

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High Estrogen and What it Means For You

Estrogen is a vital hormone that controls your reproductive system. Too much estrogen, or an imbalance of hormones, can create issues. High estrogen levels can interfere with reproductive functions, induce unpleasant symptoms, and raise your chance of developing certain diseases. In this article we’ll dive deep into high estrogen and what it means for you.  …

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Uterine Fibroids: How They Can Affect Your Pregnancy

Uterine fibroids (also known as leiomyomas or myomas) are muscular tumors (also called growths) that can appear in women during their reproductive years. These fibroids are almost always non-cancerous (benign). They are rarely known to develop into cancer, and only a few women know they have them. This is due to many women not noticing …

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A Guide on Postpartum Thyroiditis for New Moms

Women go through a lot of changes after pregnancy. Some are physical, some are emotional and others cognitive. These changes can be attributed to the pregnancy itself or postpartum depression, which is very common for women in this time period. However, what if these symptoms are actually signs of something more serious like Postpartum Thyroiditis? …

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