Women’s Health

A Maternity Nurse’s Perspective on Breastfeeding Success

There is nothing more beautiful, exciting and exhausting as a newborn! But with this exceptional miracle of new life can sometimes come frustration – especially when it comes to breast feeding. First, know that you are not alone! Many women need a little additional help to get this ball rolling. So we asked a Maternity …

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A Missed Period. The Pregnancy Test Says Negative . . . But Why?

What happens when you’ve missed your period, taken a pregnancy test, and it is negative? What could be going on with your body? There could be many different reasons why you haven’t had your period yet. Most women jump to the conclusion that they must be pregnant. But sometimes that test is negative. So what …

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Do You Know About This New Infection? What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You!

Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is a sexually transmitted bacteria that lives on the cells of the urinary and genital tracts in humans.  MG is a recognized sexually transmitted infection with increasing spread worldwide, and is resistant to multiple antibiotics. The causative agent was first isolated in humans in 1981, and was eventually identified as a new species of Mycoplasma in 1983. Specifically, MG causes urethritis (inflammation of …

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Hook Up Culture - What you Need to Know

The Hook Up Culture: What You Absolutely Need to Know

A Serious Issue The CDC has been issuing warnings for the past several years about the dramatic increase in the occurrence of STI (sexually transmitted infections) also known as STD (sexually transmitted diseases). More than 2 million cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis were reported, which is the highest number ever reported since tracking began …

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Real Effects of Abortion - Emotional

The Very Real Effects of Abortion – Emotional. Facts You Need! {Part 2}

 No woman wants to be in a situation of an unplanned pregnancy! And most women do not want to abort an unborn baby. But if the situation arises, then the main focus is to remove the problem. Abortion often seems the most obvious  – and the easiest – answer to that problem. However, on closer …

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The Very Real Effects Of Abortion – Physical. Facts You Need! {Part 1}

 No woman wants to be in a situation of an unplanned pregnancy! And most women do not want to abort an unborn baby. But if the situation arises, then the main focus is to remove the problem. Abortion often seems the most obvious  – and the easiest – answer to that problem. However, on closer …

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Post Delivery Care: A Necessity After A Birth, A Miscarriage, or An Abortion

The following article on Post Delivery Care was written by Dr. Bruce Snider, OB/GYN in the Kansas City area. Whether post-delivery encompasses a traditional birth, a miscarriage or an abortion, it is vital that you receive care under a qualified medical professional. If you have had a normal delivery, it is important to be seen …

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