What Every Woman Needs to Know About Pregnancy and Preeclampsia

The good news is that preeclampsia – a condition in which a pregnant woman develops high blood pressure and protein in the urine – is pretty rare. Only about 5% of all pregnancies become preeclamptic. The bad news is that the condition can be severe when left...

7 Tips to Alleviate Morning Sickness

While the cause(s) of morning sickness are still a relative mystery, there are multiple solutions that have proven effective for the majority of women out there. Even if they don’t completely “cure” morning sickness, they can certainly help to take the edge off. And,...

Your Annual OB/GYN Exam

There is much more involved in an annual visit to your OB/GYN than a pap test. Not only does your visit help to build a rapport with the individual who is privy to some of the most intimate details of your life, but exams are also used as a well-woman checkup to...

5 Special Ways to Celebrate All Women on Mother’s Day

There are many positives to list when it comes to why we do what we do here at Overlake OB/GYN, but delivering babies is undoubtedly a highlight. However, even more, magical than the sight of a newborn baby is the knowledge that we are there the moment a woman...

Coping with Grief After a Miscarriage

Experiencing a miscarriage is devastating and always followed by immeasurable grief. The problem is there are far too few outlets available for women and couples suffering the grief of a miscarriage. Our culture doesn’t “do grief” very well in general, and it’s...

What You Need to Know About Ectopic Pregnancies

Ectopic pregnancies occur in 1 out of every 50 pregnancies, making them more common than we’re comfortable with. In addition, they present a high-risk situation to the mother because they can cause permanent damage to her reproductive tract if the ectopic pregnancy is...