5 STI Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

The good news? Most of the time abnormal discharge, vaginal itchiness or a slight irritation is no major cause for concern. However, it’s always worth having it checked by your OB/GYN in case there is something more to it. The not-so-good news? Some of the most common...

Colposcopy: What to Expect

If you received an abnormal result from your pap smear, odds are your Ob-Gyn is going to call and schedule you for a colposcopy. If this happens to you, don’t panic. It’s fairly common to get an “abnormal result” from a pap smear, and it doesn’t automatically mean you...

Should You Worry About an Abnormal Pap Smear?

One of the reasons we recommend observing a routine exam appointments with your OB/GYN is to make sure you have pap smears on a regular basis. The majority of women undergo a lifetime (or at least an adult lifetime) of pap smears that never result in a call-back....

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Roughly 10% of women who experience some degree of pelvic organ prolapse (POP),  fail to pursue any treatment at all. Others are ushered through major surgeries – like complete hysterectomies – by doctors who aren’t entirely familiar with the options. Now,...

The Menstrual Cup: Pros and Cons

Are you thinking about switching from pads or tampons to a menstrual cup? Originally designed as an eco-friendly, affordable alternative to pads and tampons, menstrual cups are small, flexible cups that are inserted – and seal – in the vagina, right below the cervix....

5 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Ask Your OB/GYN

  As OB/GYNs we do what we do because we love women, we love babies, and we love keeping women as healthy as possible. We know that visiting the gynecologist can be embarrassing for many women, especially women who are particularly shy, modest or who are...