What Is a Menstrual Cycle Anyway? A Day by Day Guide

We hear two questions more than the rest, and that tend to stump our patients with regard to their menstrual cycle. They are: – Do you have normal periods? – When was the first day of your last menstrual cycle? For many women, these two questions often...

Support Groups for New Mothers

Whether they be virtual or in-person, there is a wide range of support groups available to new mothers. Finding a group that is a good fit for you is important, and while it may take just a little effort on your part to try out some groups in your area, the return is...

How Do I Know if I Have a UTI?

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is clinically diagnosed via lab testing of a urine sample. Most women who’ve had a UTI don’t need any lab to tell them whether they have one or not because the progressive UTI symptoms are pretty clear indications of infection. That...

5 Common Causes of Preterm Labor

Preterm labor, also called premature labor, is defined as having contractions and beginning true labor after 20-weeks of pregnancy and more than three weeks shy of your due date. This is not to be confused with Braxton Hicks contractions, which are sporadic and do not...

1 in 8 Couples are Affected by Infertility

That headline? Unfortunately, it’s true. 1 in 8 couples are affected by infertility. To put things into perspective, think of people you know and their partners. Coworkers of yours, friends, even family. Odds are that you know someone who is struggling with...

Recurrent Miscarriages: Your Next Steps

Having even a single miscarriage is devastating. Experiencing multiple (recurrent) miscarriages can feel unfathomable. It is also a sign that something is preventing the development of a healthy fetus, and there are things we can do to support you as we find out...