Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period

The last thing any mother wants is for her daughter to have her first period without being prepared for it. In addition to being incredibly embarrassing – especially if it happens at school or during extracurricular activities – daughters who don’t...

5 Fertility Boosting Facts

Are you ready to have a baby? Or, are you preparing to have a baby at some point in the relatively near future? Often, our patients’ lifestyles take a notable swing in the “healthy” direction when they find out they’re pregnant. However, here...

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...

Understanding Irregular Periods

  It’s a rare woman who has consistent periods from her first menses through perimenopause. Irregular periods will happen from time to time as the result of hormonal or dietary changes, stress, contraception changes, or other physical conditions. In most...

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....

What is Endometriosis and How is it Treated?

Do you suffer from severe cramps, irregular bleeding or pain during and/or after sex? If so, there’s a chance you have endometriosis. One of the most common reproductive conditions affecting women. Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium, the tissue that lines the...