Surprising Things Your Body Does After Childbirth

Women, Alcohol and Birth Control

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. Alcohol and pregnancy do not and should not mix. The CDC has issued new recommendations for women of childbearing age. The CDC says women who aren’t using birth control shouldn’t drink alcohol because of the risk of exposing the fetus. Alcohol is known to cause fetal alcohol syndrome, […]

Menopause Menstrual Cycle Changes

Nore Women’s Health

It was once said to me that a mom’s ship can’t sink. And I think a lot of women out there are sinking, whether they’re tired or they can’t sleep at night. And I think we just accept how we feel everyday. And you don’t have to feel that way. Nore Women’s Health is a […]

Infertility Tales: The Voiceover Artist (Episode 8)

Thank you. So medically and sadly, miscarriages, they’re common. So one in every four pregnancies results in a miscarriage. And, that is why the impact on women, men, and families is actually grossly underestimated. It’s truly sad, because we feel it, but the statistics don’t. And as a survivor of miscarriages, as you’ve just heard, […]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome | Living Healthy Chicago

Welcome to Living Healthy Chicago. I’m Jane Monzures. Many health issues can involve life-long management and can take a toll physically and mentally. That’s why it’s important to connect with a medical team that can help you manage. This next woman says that advice is what’s helped her navigate a syndrome that first impacted her […]

What Is Endometriosis? | WebMD

SPEAKER: Endometriosis happens when the tissue that normally grows inside your uterus grows outside of it instead. This misplaced tissue often attaches itself to the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowel or bladder. It can spread to other internal organs as well. Just like the lining of the uterus thickens and bleeds each month during menstruation, so […]

Hepatologist: Carla W. Brady, MD, MHS

The Surprising History Of Birth Control Pills

– [Voiceover] In the early 1900s, contraception was illegal in America. A woman’s place was in the home, and effective methods of birth control were few and far between. A nurse named Margaret Sanger was working with struggling mothers and she realized that women should be able to choose when they get pregnant and how […]

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 […]