Family Planning

uterine-fibroids

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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Midwife360 and the Scoop on IUDs

Many of my clients ask about birth control options that do not have hormones. There are a few, mostly they are the barrier methods like condoms (male and female), diaphragms, and cervical caps, or surgery. But the copper IUD is the only one that is long term and reversible and does not have any hormones. Since the copper IUD is not the only long term, reversible contraceptive, I wanted to break it down here for you.