In-vitro Fertilization – Family Planning Penn State Health Family and Community Medicine 11

So in-vitro fertilization is indicated in three particular instances. The first is if there is a severe male factor, the second is when the function of the ovaries is something called diminished ovarian reserve where the ovaries are not working properly and the third case is where the tubes are not open and so you […]

Prenatal Test May Detect Cancer in Mom

A prenatal test used to detect birth defects… may have adding testing benefit for mom. I’m Rachelle Grossman with your latest health news. A new study found cancer in a few pregnant women through DNA analysis testing of their babies. The prenatal test is used to identify potential problems like Down syndrome. Researchers say, “If […]

Colposcopy – Professional Brooklyn Gynecological Services – Brooklyn, NY

Your gynecologist may recommend a Colposcopy if your pelvic exam and Pap test appear abnormal. What is Colposcopy? It’s a simple 10-15 minute procedure that closely examines your cervix, vagina and vulva for signs of disease. It’s painless & performed right here in your gynecologist’s office. Why it’s done? Colposcopy can be used to diagnose […]

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 […]

Difficulty Getting Pregnant? Try Testing Your Partner’s Sperm

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. For couples having trouble getting pregnant, there are a variety of procedures that can help them conceive. New research indicates that testing the male’s sperm can be a valuable tool in the conception process. According to a news article by United Press International (UPI), a new study shows […]

Childbirth: Tearing from front to back?! Say It Taint True! | Madge the Vag | Scary Mommy

– Well, I don’t remember it looking like that. Did you know that after giving birth that you can look and feel different down there? So what’s a vagina to do? (bright, peppy music) How big were your babies? – Four pounds – Six pounds, two ounces and seven and a half – Seven pounds, […]

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 […]