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...

5 Things to Know About an Ectopic Pregnancy

  In a normal pregnancy, the egg is fertilized, travels through the fallopian tube, and then attaches – or implants – into the uterine lining. In an ectopic pregnancy, the egg never makes it into the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy occurs in...

When Sex Is Painful – What Does It Mean?

Believe it or not, painful intercourse has a specific medical term, dyspareunia. It can occur for a wide range of reasons, ranging from the psychological to the physical. While the very occasional occurrence of discomfort or pain during sex is normal, it is always...