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Pregnancy Basics

During pregnancy your baby is inside the amniotic sac which is a bag of fluid. The placenta transfers oxygen and nutrients to the baby. The umbilical cord connects the baby to the placenta. The uterus stretches as the baby grows.

During your pregnancy vitamin, mineral, protein,vegetable, fruit and water intake is very important. It is also […]

Pelvic Pain Questions

As previously discussed in our blog under Pelvic Pain some causes of pelvic pain are non-gynecologic and could be related to muscles, bladder, bones, joints, nerves, lymph nodes, bladder or bowel. To help elucidate the source of pelvic pain this brief questionnaire is helpful:

1) Do you have a problem with diarrhea or constipation? Does the […]

Heavy Periods

About one third of women may experience heavy menses. If you have to use pads or tampons every hour, using two pads, a tampon with a pad, this is considered heavy. Also passing clots, soiling of the linen at night or a period lasting longer than a week is excessive. Sometimes there is dizziness, fatigue […]