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 […]

Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, or urethritis, may cause burning sensation when urinating and cloudy discharge. A bladder infection, or cystitis, may result in pelvic pain, frequent, painful urination, and blood in […]

Urinary Incontinence in Women, Animation.

Urinary incontinence is twice more common in women than in men. About one out of three women over the age of 60 is estimated to be incontinent. Pregnancy, childbirth, hormonal changes during menopause, and anatomy of the urinary tract account for this difference. Urine is produced in the kidneys and stored in the urinary bladder. […]

Tubal Ligation – Professional Brooklyn Gynecological Services – Brooklyn, NY

What is Tubal Ligation? Tubal ligation, also known as having your tubes tied or tubal sterilization, is a type of permanent birth control. During a tubal ligation, the fallopian tubes are cut or blocked to permanently prevent pregnancy. A tubal ligation actually disrupts the movement of the egg to the uterus for fertilization and blocks […]

Ectopic Pregnancy, Animation

An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. Normally, fertilization takes place in the widest section of the fallopian tube. The fertilized egg then travels toward the uterus where it is to be implanted. Ectopic pregnancy happens when the egg gets stuck on its way and starts to develop inside the tube. […]

Pregnancy Calculator – Professional Gynecological Services – Brooklyn, NY

So when will that baby of yours make the big debut? Unfortunately, calculating your pregnancy due date is an inexact science at best. Only five percent of pregnant women deliver on their due date, which is why it’s called an estimated due date, and any time within two weeks of that is considered perfectly normal, […]