85% of women who have unprotected sex, even occasionally, get pregnant within a year. Those odds are not in your favor if you’re not ready to have a child. Choosing a contraceptive method that’s right for you can involve some due diligence and clear thinking.
We are delighted to announce our office is now offering Pregnancy 3D Ultrasounds. Appointments are now available starting the second week of April.
An annual well woman exam is important at any stage of womanhood. Women who are twenty-somethings and women who are post menopausal plus everyone in between can benefit from a well woman exam. It’s a great way to know that you are healthy, you are preventing any issues, plus it is covered by most insurance.
You have just found out you are pregnant, and you are overwhelmed with excitement. There are so many things to do and plan for, but first things first. That means schedule your first prenatal visit with South Florida Women’s Care! To help you prepare for that all important visit, here are some pertinent topics to discuss during your first prenatal visit.
For parents of adolescent girls, or if you are a young teenager yourself, you may wonder about when to schedule a first gynecological visit. You may be surprised by the answer including both when and why.
A woman’s body goes through many changes during the nine months of pregnancy. Some are expected like nausea in the early months, weight gain (of course), and certain crazy cravings. When you notice something unexpected or concerning, don’t ever hesitate to contact South Florida Women’s Care. There are certain symptoms during pregnancy that warrant a conversation with your doctor or even a trip to the ER.
It’s difficult to overemphasize the importance of regular breast self examinations when one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. When it comes to breast exams and screening tools, more is always better. Let’s find out how to do a breast self exam, when to do it, and why they are so important.
Should you worry about bleeding during pregnancy? This depends on many factors, and in most cases there is nothing to worry about. It should be taken seriously though during certain times and with accompanying symptoms. Let’s look at what can cause bleeding during pregnancy, what to look for, and when to call South Florida Women’s Care.
Although women can experience urinary incontinence (UI) during their life, the frequency of UI tends to occur more often when you get older. This loss of bladder control stems from hormonal changes that affect muscle strength in your pelvic area. Women who are pregnant, giving birth, or going through menopause are all likely to have urinary incontinence. So, does menopause cause urinary incontinence? It is a contributing factor, but there is more to it.
Women who have had children or are getting a little older sometimes find that sexual pleasure can be lacking. Many times this is due to the vagina becoming lax or less tight than it once was. But, there is a cosmetic surgery which can improve this and rejuvenate the vagina known as a vaginoplasty. Sometimes a labiaplasty is performed at the same time, but what is the difference between labiaplasty and vaginoplasty?
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