Female Reproductive System – Structure of Ovum & Sperm – Formation of Embryo

ANIMATION OF A SPERM CELL ANIMATION OF A SPERM CELL IT IS CREATED SPECIALLY JUST LIKE A MACHINE IT IS CREATED SPECIALLY JUST LIKE A MACHINE THE CROWN IS ARMOURED THE CROWN IS ARMOURED THE CROWN IS ARMOURED THERE IS 2. ARMOUR INSIDE THERE IS 2. ARMOUR INSIDE AND INSIDE CARGO OF GENETIC MATERIAL AND […]

Ovulation

The reproductive cyle begins with ovulation, the release of a ripe egg, or ovum, from the ovary Hundreds of thousands of follicles sit nestled inside the ovary. Each follicle is a sphere of cells with an immature egg at its center. The typical 28-day menstrual cycle begins on the first day of menstrual bleeding. During […]

Pelvic Floor Reconstruction – Professional Brooklyn Gynecological Services – Brooklyn, NY

What is Pelvic Floor Reconstruction? Pelvic floor reconstruction is a group of various surgical procedures used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, a condition that occurs when the muscles of the pelvic floor are weakened or damaged, often due to childbirth. Other causes include repeated heavy lifting, chronic disease, or surgery. The pelvic floor includes the […]

Human Papillomavirus | HPV | Nucleus Health

Human Papilloma viruses, also called HPVs, make up a group of over 100 related viruses that infect people. Most HPVs can cause common skin warts, usually on the hands or feet. However, about 40 types of HPV affect the genitals, which are the sex organs on the outside of the body. These HPVs cause the […]

Placenta previa – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Placenta previa means “placenta first,” because the placenta is the first thing within the uterine cavity. In this condition, the placenta implants in the lower uterus, close to or even covering the uterine opening, called the internal cervical os, and it can therefore easily bleed, which usually happens after 20 weeks of gestation. Normally the […]

Dilation and Curettage D & C Surgery PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

http://youtu.be/JiaqOtVna1g Your doctor has recommended that you undergo a Dilation and Curettage, or D and C. But what does that actually mean? The uterus is part of a woman’s reproductive system. It’s the organ that contains the growing fetus. The cervix forms the neck of the uterus, and the vagina is the canal through which […]

Caesarean Section: Closing the uterine incision

Once the uterine cavity has been cleaned, the uterus is closed So at this point the stitches placed at a right angle of the uterus and that is tied. The angles of the uterus are very important in closure because that’s the point which if not properly sutured could give rise to bleeding after surgery […]

After pains! You mean there’s pain after?!

Hi I’m Freya from Expecting. Nobody ever warns you about after pains. When you’re pregnant, your uterus, your womb, is stretched right up here and once you’ve given birth it sits around the level of your belly button, but then your uterus has got to contract back down to about the size of a small […]

Why Do You Like the Labor and Delivery Department at St. Petersburg General Hospital?

On labor and delivery, the real personal attention to laboring moms, really respecting their wishes, the postpartum and GYN floor is just wonderful. And in the OR and same day surgery, patients just love the experience there. And staff is just great to work with.

Birth Control Pills

A series of events called the menstrual cycle happens about once every month to prepare a woman’s body for pregnancy. Changing levels of natural chemicals in the bloodstream called called hormones control these events. The reproductive organs affected by these hormones include: the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The ovaries produce two main […]