Women’s Health

Don't rush the Abortion Decision

Don’t Rush The Abortion Decision – Why? You’ve Got Time!

An unexpected pregnancy can definitely leave you feeling like you’re not sure how you’ll handle this sudden surprise in your life. You probably have several questions. How do you tell the father or your parents? Maybe you’re in college, or you’ve got big career plans. No matter what your situation, to put it simply . …

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Post Abortion: What You Need to Know

Post Abortion: What You Need to Know (and watch for)

What should I be concerned about physically post abortion? Whichever type of abortion you chose (pill or surgery), there are complications that you should watch for following the abortion.  According to the Mayo clinic, any of the following symptoms require immediate medical attention: Heavy bleeding — soaking two or more pads an hour for two …

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What You Need to Know Before Taking the Abortion Pill

Things You Should Know Before Taking the Abortion Pill

At-home abortion. Self-managed abortion.  These statements make it sound easy, safe. Who wouldn’t want to be in the privacy of their own home instead of a sterile clinic? However, as with any abortion, the abortion pill has risks and side effects that you should be aware of before making a decision to end your pregnancy at home.   Before taking the abortion pill:  It …

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Abortion Pill Reversal

Abortion Pill Reversal: The Possibility of Reversal When Regret Occurs

The following article was written by a practicing, board certified specialist in family medicine with special interests in women’s health issues, obstetrics, prenatal care and gynecology. She has also been extensively trained in the Abortion Pill Reversal process, having performed it successfully for patients. She describes both how it works and her own experience in …

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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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