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PMS: A Guide to Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

May 18th, 2023|

Feeling bloated, irritable, fatigued, or unproductive each month? If any of these symptoms appear regularly around the time of your period, it is no coincidence. It is estimated that 90% of women experience premenstrual symptoms before their period each month. Symptoms can vary in severity, from bloating and fatigue to mood swings, causing premenstrual syndrome, [...]

Understanding Ovulation: The Changes in Your Body You Need to Know

April 27th, 2023|

We’re all familiar with the ovulation process, but how well do we actually understand what’s happening when it takes place? Cervical mucous changes and or light spotting are two ovulation symptoms women commonly experience. Yet how your body changes during ovulation is much more complex than what is seen on the surface.  At South Miami [...]

Labor and Braxton Hicks: Advice for Expectant Moms

April 17th, 2023|

Feeling uncomfortable muscle contractions in your third trimester? You may be experiencing Braxton Hicks. For many women, particularly those pregnant for the first time, those contractions can be very alarming. While Braxton Hicks contractions certainly mimic some of the characteristics of true labor, understanding what they are and why they occur will set your mind [...]

The Best Pregnancy Reveal Announcement Ideas: 15 Ways to Share Your News

March 25th, 2023|

You’re expecting! Some women share the news with friends and family right away. Others wait until the end of the first trimester or for a time in the pregnancy when it just feels right.  There is no right way to announce your pregnancy and no right way to do it. Sometimes you just need a [...]

14 Common Early Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

March 15th, 2023|

Early pregnancy can look different for every woman and every birth. Some women may experience a subtle pregnancy glow, while others may endure more noticeable physical and emotional shifts. Though a pregnancy test is the only way to find out for sure, your body may start showing subtle signs of pregnancy within weeks after [...]

Ectopic Pregnancy: Options and Outcomes

February 23rd, 2023|

Pregnancy is one of life’s most cherished moments. For some, it’s a long-awaited dream or the end of a long and bittersweet journey. For others, it’s a familiar moment. No matter the situation, the last thing a newly pregnant woman wants to think about is what could go wrong. Yet, ectopic pregnancies affect nearly [...]

Protect and Promote Your Vaginal Health: A Guide for Women

February 21st, 2023|

Maintaining vaginal health is all about balance. Fortunately, our bodies are designed to maintain this naturally. As self-cleaning organs, all vaginas contain various microbes that work to keep everything in check. Certain products, behaviors and age, however, can cause the healthy “good” bacteria to be outnumbered by “bad” bacteria, leading to infections, diseases, and [...]

Pregnancy Sex Tips: Do’s and Don’ts to Consider

January 15th, 2023|

Pregnancy can be a beautiful time filled with wonder, excitement, and love. It’s an opportunity for you and your partner to bond as you share this miraculous experience. Yet, it can also prompt some questions, particularly if it’s safe to have sex while pregnant. While the short answer is yes, there are a few [...]

Cervical Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

January 15th, 2023|

Let’s start with the good news. Cervical cancer is both preventable and treatable. Though it is the fourth most common cancer for women, this cancer grows slowly and can easily be diagnosed with a routine Pap smear. But cervical cancer can also be fatal. According to the American Cancer Society, about 13,960 new cases [...]

Top Holiday Survival Tips for Pregnant Women

December 16th, 2022|

T's the season for holiday celebrations. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, getting together with friends and loved ones creates moments you’ll remember forever. If there are people you don’t see as often as you’d like, the holidays are the perfect chance to reconnect. It’s also a great time to share the news of your [...]

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