Getting the recommended amount of folic acid every day should be near the top of your list if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Folic acid plays an important role in preventing major birth defects during the first few weeks of pregnancy.
When you get pregnant, you’ll likely already be familiar with some of the tests your doctors will perform over the next nine months. However, there are quite a few you may not have heard of before.
Although it typically isn’t a dangerous condition, endometriosis can cause symptoms and other problems. Here’s what you need to know about the condition.
Unfortunately, hot flashes, sweating and other symptoms of menopause don’t limit themselves to the daytime – they continue into the night, often making it difficult for women to sleep.
Pregnancy may seem like the perfect opportunity to relax and cut down or even avoid exercise, however, exercising during your pregnancy can be good for both you and baby.
Today, women that want to delay family building have a practical, viable option for preserving their “youthful” fertility that they would not have had just 10 years ago – oocyte or egg freezing.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a major risk factor for the development of cervical cancer. The HPV vaccine can help you protect yourself against the third-most-common female cancer worldwide.
Mammograms save lives. The process from check-in to check-out takes less than 30 minutes. They are the best and most cost-effective tool for early detection of breast problems out there.
Among the many joys of menopause is the potential onset of osteoporosis. But if you know you have it, you can take steps to prevent the loss of bone mass that can make your bones more brittle.
Pregnancy is one of the best times in a woman’s life, but most moms-to-be could probably do without the physical discomfort. While back pain may be part of the pregnancy package, you don’t have to suffer for months until baby pops out.