Endometriosis

The lining of the uterus is called the endometrium. Sometimes, endometrial tissue grows elsewhere in the body. When this happens it is called endometriosis.

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3 Hour Glucose Tolerance Test Diet

Your doctor has ordered a glucose tolerance test. To make sure the test results are accurate, you must eat at least 150 grams of carbohydrate foods. Each one of the food items listed below contains about 15 grams of carbohydrates. Choose at least 10 items and eat them throughout the day. Do this for a […]

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Abnormal Pap Smear and Cervical Cancer

Information concerning the pap smear test.

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Bioidentical Hormones and Menopause

Information about menopause

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Bladder Health

Tips for maintaining a healthy bladder

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Bladder Infection

What a bladder infection is and what can be done.

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Bleeding During Pregnancy

Information about bleeding during pregnancy.

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Breast Feeding Essentials

Breast feeding guide.

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Breast Lumps

Breast cancer is a curable disease if detected and treated early.

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Colposcopy

Colposcopy is a way of looking at the cervix through a special magnifying device called a colposcope.

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Dilation and Curettage

Dilation and curettage (D&C) is a procedure used to diagnose or treat many conditions that cause abnormal bleeding from the uterus. It also can be used to help detect cancer of the uterus. Dilation means to stretch the opening of the cervix to make it wider. Curettage involves removing a sample of the endometrium to […]

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Donating Umbilical Cord Blood

Questions and answers about donating umbilical cord blood.

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Explanation of Lab Results

Explanation of common terms used in lab work.

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Gardasil

Gardasil is a vaccine that helps protect against several diseases.

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Guidelines for Sonograms

Preparation for sonogram.

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy—removal of the uterus—is a way of treating problems that affect the uterus.

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Hysteroscopy

Hysteroscopy – a look inside the uterus.

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Iron and Pregnancy

Tips for taking iron supplements during pregnancy.

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Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

Treating certain problems of the uterus.

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Laproscopy

Surgery used to detect and treat many health problems.

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LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)

A LEEP procedure is used to remove the area containing abnormal cells from your cervix.

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Mirena

Mirena is a tiny T-shaped piece of plastic that is placed into the uterus by your healthcare professional.

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Novasure Ablation

Commonly asked questions about heavy menstrual bleeding and NovaSure.

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Nuchal Translucency/Sequential Screening

First trimester screening for Down syndrome.

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Osteoporosis

Symptoms and prevention.

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Over-the-Counter Medications/Remedies for Obstetrical Patients

Medications that are generally felt to be safe during pregnancy.

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Pregnancy, Parenting, and Depression Resource List

Pregnancy, Parenting, and Depression Resource List.

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Prenatal Work Restrictions

How much and what kind of work is acceptable during pregnancy.

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Sex Issues and Your Teen

Issues to discuss with your teen.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Various diseases and symptoms.

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Sterilization by Laparoscopy

Permanent sterilization surgery.

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Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is leakage of urine with physical stress, such as coughing, laughing, or sneezing.

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Surgery Checklist

Things to know before having a surgery.

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Urinary Tract Infection(UTI)

What to look for and how to prevent.

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What you need to know about cervical cancer, genital warts, and HPV

Common questions about cervical cancer, genital warts, and HPV.

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