Loving everything about yourself - even the 'unacceptable' - is an act of personal power. It is the beginning of healing." - Christiane Northrup (Renowned Obstetrician) There could be tons of reasons to avoid your OB/GYN (obstetrics and gynecology) doctor. However, all those reasons, whether baseless or logical, can be disproved by the statement above. We owe it to our own self to keep our body clean and healthy - most particularly if you are a woman. According to Patricia Nevils, M.D., a Lafayette LA OBGYN, taking good care of yourself … [Read more...] about 6 Substantial Reasons to Seriously Visit Your OB/GYN Annually
Have you heard about the amniocentesis test during pregnancy? If so, then you may be concerned that this and other types of prenatal testing could be harmful to the unborn fetus or the mother. Women are often concerned about participating in any activity during pregnancy that involves even the slightest chance of miscarriage, and amniocentesis may be one of them. But it’s important to understand the test, the risks involved, and whether or not it’s right for you before you agree to it. Invasive vs. Noninvasive Prenatal … [Read more...] about Is Amniocentesis Safe?
I want to say this up front so that there are no misconceptions. I have thought of having an abortion before due to circumstances that were happening in my life at that time. Did I go through with it? No. Do I support abortions? Not necessarily. I do; however, support a woman's choice to decide what is right for her, for her health and well-being, for her financial situation, and for her body. Women have fought long and hard to have the RIGHT to choose. None of us should be able to tell any woman that they cannot do something based on our … [Read more...] about My Body, My Choice: The War on Women
While a small number of women aren’t bothered about becoming parents, there are many women who are desperate to become mothers. While a lot of couples who try to conceive do so easily within the first few months of trying, for other couples’ life isn’t that easy and getting pregnant is more of a struggle. The fact is that not everyone is able to get pregnant as quickly as other people, which can cause all kinds of worries and concerns, but what it’s important to remember is to stay calm. Did you know that sometimes couples can struggle to get … [Read more...] about Steps To Take If You’re Struggling To Get Pregnant
Listen up guys, because this post is for you too. Having an understanding of your partner's fertility is important if you are planning on starting a family. You might think that all you need to do is have sex. True, this can lead to conception but, unfortunately, it isn't always as simple as that for some couples. There are often a lot of external factors that could affect a woman’s fertility, some of which might prevent her from conceiving. The best thing you can do if you have decided to start a family is to get to know your own … [Read more...] about Everything You Need To Know About Your Fertility
There is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard of dermal fillers at some point or another. These products have grown immensely popular all around the world. In fact, they’ve become the first line of defense against aging. Anyone who is interested in improving the appearance of their face and rolling back time should definitely think about using dermal fillers. These products can undoubtedly help the patient achieve the ultimate beautification that they’re after. So, what exactly are dermal fillers? What are the risks involved? What are the … [Read more...] about Understand the Different Types of Dermal Fillers and Their Beauty Benefits
Cosmetic surgery was once a big secret. Now, Hollywood and Heads of State have made it a common part of life. Many people look to cosmetic surgery to improve health, enhance business prospects and for an increased emotional health achieved through a better self-image. However, even with the best advancements in technology, there have been cases of undesired complications from cosmetic surgery. To mitigate the risks of undesired results there are five important things that should be considered before making a final decision to get cosmetic … [Read more...] about 5 Items to Consider Before Cosmetic Surgery
Congratulations on your pending bundle of joy! As you prepare for your brand-new life of motherhood, getting good advice is key. However, when it comes to the quintessential maternity wardrobe, many people miss the mark. They don't tell you everything you will need and you end up going to the maternity ward without some essential items in your pretty, floral overnight bag. Good thing you are reading this article, we won't let you down. We will fill in the blanks of what you need to be totally prepared for your never-ending journey into being a … [Read more...] about 5 Essential Maternity Items