Some Reasons You Might Need To Deliver Your Baby With C-Section

If you’ve just found out you’re pregnant, you’re probably already thinking about the big day when your baby will be born. You may be concerned about the possibility of having a C-section. While C-sections are fairly common, they are reserved for times when a normal delivery may cause harm to you or your baby. Here are some possible complications of pregnancy that might cause your obstetrician to recommend a C-section delivery. Problems With The Placenta With a natural delivery, the baby comes out first and the placenta follows behind. If the placenta moves into the wrong position towards the end Read More →

4 Tips For Getting A Mammography Completed

Taking the time to do things for your health is important. One effective way for women to combat the possibility of getting breast cancer is by getting a mammogram. The benefits of you having this testing done include detecting any signs of cancerous cells at the earliest stages to enable you to get the life-saving treatment that is necessary. The good news is that a mammogram isn’t painful, but knowing tips to prepare you for this process in advance can be helpful. Tip #1: Avoid caffeine It’s in your best interest to reduce the amount of caffeine you ingest a Read More →

Hormones And Health: How PCOS Affects Menopause

Menopause by itself can be a rather odd and (at times) frustrating condition, but when you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), it can be a little more tricky to figure out exactly what effects your PCOS will have on this time in your life. So what do you have to look forward to as you’re approaching menopause? If you have PCOS and are wondering what effects it will have on you when you reach menopause, then here’s what you need to know. How Will PCOS Affect Health During and After Menopause? Unfortunately, because PCOS causes weight gain (and the inability Read More →