How Can You Treat Uterine Prolapse While Maintaining Your Fertility?
28 January 2016
If you've recently been diagnosed with uterine prolapse, you may be concerned about the long-term ramifications of this medical condition -- particularly if you're not sure you're ready to say goodbye to your childbearing years. What treatment options can help prevent your prolapse from recurring without compromising your ability to carry future children? Will pregnancy put you in danger? Read on to learn more about some treatment options that won't impact your fertility.
3 Tips To Prepare For A Potential Emergency When Having An At-Home Birth
6 December 2015
Hiring a midwife and having an at-home birth can be a wonderful decision for many pregnant women. The idea of giving birth in your home -- while surrounded by family members, other loved ones and all of the comforts and familiarity of home -- can be a wonderful thing. However, it is important to prepare for a potential emergency. Although you shouldn't have anything to worry about if you aren't experiencing serious pregnancy complications and if you have chosen a good midwife, it's still important to be prepared for anything.
Headaches During Pregnancy? Safe Ways To Ease The Pain
27 October 2015
The hormonal changes you go through after you become pregnant can often lead to headaches, especially during your first trimester. This can be especially bothersome, since the discomfort can interfere with the joy and excitement you should be experiencing, having recently found out that you're expecting. Many mothers-to-be are not sure how to manage headaches during pregnancy, since many of the medications used to manage headaches may not be safe for pregnant women.
Beyond The Yeast Infection: 3 Other Possible Causes Of Vaginal Itching
31 July 2015
Often, when women develop an itch "down there," they assume a yeast infection is to blame. After all, yeast infections are pretty common. It is possible, however, that your vaginal itching has another more sinister cause. Here's a look at three other ailments that are known to cause vaginal itching.
Bacterial vaginosis is caused by an overgrowth of bacteria in your vaginal canal. Like a yeast infection, it causes itching and discharge.