Blog Category- obstetrics

Obese Couples May Take Longer to Get Pregnant

By Womens Health Medical Group
August 15, 2020

The various health challenges posed by obesity — Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer — are well known thanks to numerous research studies. But now comes another health issue for obese couples, getting pregnant. That is the finding of a study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. In the study, whose ... read more


Changes You’ll Have During Pregnancy

By Womens Health Medical Group
June 15, 2020

At Women’s Health Medical Group, a big part of our practice is obstetrics and helping our patients manage the period from conception to birth. In other blogs, we covered what to expect during your first trimester, good stuff to eat and not eat, keys to a healthy pregnancy, and other items. But what about how ... read more


Preparing for Pregnancy

By Womens Health Medical Group
February 14, 2020

Most women know they will need to do a good deal of planning once they become pregnant. There will be the regular doctor visits, the attention to diet and other lifestyle choices, getting the future baby’s room ready, setting up for changes at work, and on and on. But what about planning before you get pregnant? ... read more


Preterm Labor

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2018

Preterm labor is defined as a pregnant woman’s body preparing itself for delivery too early in a pregnancy. Normal pregnancies last about 40 weeks. If a woman is having preterm labor, she experiences regular contractions that prepare the cervix for labor between the 20th and 37th weeks of pregnancy. Obviously, this can lead to preterm ... read more


What to Expect During Your First Trimester of Pregnancy

By Womens Health Medical Group
August 15, 2017

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we help our patients through the entire course of fertility, pregnancy, and delivery of their children. No matter how many books you read or how much research you do online, no one is ever totally prepared for the sea of changes that accompany pregnancy. But it does help to know ... read more


Obese Couples May Take Longer to Get Pregnant

By Womens Health Medical Group
July 15, 2017

Numerous research studies have detailed the various health challenges posed by obesity — Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But a recent study by the National Institutes of Health points to another challenge, getting pregnant. In the study, whose findings appear online in Human Reproduction, couples, where both partners are obese, were shown to ... read more


Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know

By Womens Health Medical Group
May 15, 2016

Gestational diabetes is a condition that develops in pregnant women, usually during the second trimester. It and occurs when your pancreas does not make enough insulin to keep your blood sugar stable. The good news is, if it’s treated and managed well during pregnancy, gestational diabetes goes away once your baby is born. If you’re ... read more


Gestational Diabetes Treatment

By Womens Health Medical Group
April 15, 2016

If you have elevated blood sugar levels when you are pregnant, but don’t have a history of that, then you have gestational diabetes. In most women, their levels return to normal after delivery, but the condition merits attention. High blood sugar can make your baby grow too large, which obviously will create issues at delivery. ... read more


How To Cope With A Miscarriage

By admin
April 2, 2015

Having a miscarriage is an extremely difficult experience. Women can experience a wide range of emotions, including extreme sadness, guilt and trouble expressing their distress. Nearly one in five women have a miscarriage in their lifetime. When a woman feels alone in her loss and doesn't deal with the miscarriage appropriately, it can be debilitating ... read more


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