During pregnancy, labor, and delivery of a child, your body goes through a number of changes. One of the things that is rarely talked about is bladder control. Many women find it embarrassing that they have bladder control problems after giving birth, so it is rarely discussed. It is actually
If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future, it is important to understand the signs and implications of gestational diabetes. Unlike standard type 2 diabetes, which has become a national epidemic impacting 29 million people in the United States, gestational diabetes tends to develop unexpectedly
Prenatal treatment is important for the health of both you and your baby. Frequent prenatal checkup appointments are highly recommended and fairly standard across the country. It is important that you keep all of your appointments with your obstetrician so you and your baby will be ready for its arrival.
The winter months have been harsh this year, but spring is just around the corner. Before you know it, you’ll be spending more and more time outdoors, among friends and strangers alike. Whether you are planning some spring shopping trips, a visit to the park, or a trip to the
Every flu season is unique, but the flu is always a dangerous illness, especially for pregnant women. Now that you are pregnant, you aren’t just responsible for your own health, but also the safety of the little life you’re creating. This makes it all the more essential that you get
There are certain parts of your body that emphasize your womanhood, and your uterus is one of them. But what happens if your doctor or gynecologist recommends that you have your uterus removed for the sake of your health? This process, known as a hysterectomy, can feel frightening and defeating.
Preeclampsia is a serious yet poorly understood pregnancy condition. Most women associate pregnancy with food cravings, swollen feet, and mood swings, but the truth is that high blood pressure poses a much more serious risk. What Is Preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy defined by high blood pressure and
We are excited to announce that on December 1, Women’s Health & Wellness will become part of Women’s Care Florida, a multispecialty group focused on providing comprehensive women’s health care. With this transition, your health insurance may have been impacted. If you have coverage through TRICARE, AvMed or Florida Blue
Menopause is a major milestone in a woman’s life that is marked by the end of menstruation. However, menopause is more than missing your period every month. It’s a major change that influences hormones and causes a domino effect of symptoms and adjustments. Some women skate through menopause easily, while
As any mother knows, holding your newborn baby in your arms is an experience that can’t be described in words. However, for so many mothers, this euphoria is often paired with serious stress and fatigue. Juggling your existing daily responsibilities and caring for a baby – while still somehow taking