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Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Nearly 15% of women have suffered ongoing pelvic pain at some point in their lives. It can be a normal part of your menstrual cycle, but if it’s severe and interferes with your daily life, you shouldn’t ignore it.  Pelvic pain is a general term used to describe pain that...

Potential Signs of Ovarian Cancer You Should Never Ignore Sep 1st, 2019

One in 78 women gets ovarian cancer. The good news is that 90% of women have a five-year survival rate when diagnosed and treated in the earliest stages. The bad news is that 80% of cases don’t get detected until they’re advanced. Unfortunately, this significantly impacts survival rates, which is...

Bleeding During Pregnancy: What’s Normal and What’s Not Aug 1st, 2019

Most expectant moms would agree that not having to deal with a regular menstrual cycle is one of the best fringe benefits of pregnancy. For nine whole months, there are no abdominal cramps, no major mood swings, no unpredicted early starts, no uncomfortably heavy flow, and no overpriced feminine hygiene...

When Do Ovarian Cysts Require Medical Attention? Jul 9th, 2019

Ovarian cysts are small sacs that form in your ovaries when an egg-producing follicle in an ovary doesn’t release an egg, but rather fills with fluid. In the vast majority of cases, these cysts are benign and resolve on their own over time and without treatment.  However, in some cases,...

9 Tips for Surviving Pregnancy During the Summer in New York Jun 27th, 2019

You don’t have to be a meteorologist to know that this summer, like every summer in New York, is going to be hot and humid. While the thought of another sticky summer in the city is something many New Yorkers dread, pregnant women carrying 20 or 30 extra pounds in...