The ObGyn Examination is an important part of a woman's life. It is important to remember that the examination is for your benefit. Your doctor should always show respect to you as the patient,
Emphatic skills, including socialization, empathy and communication
style are important to creating that initial bond of trust between
patient and physician in all medical settings.
Getting pregnant is one of the biggest miracles in life. There are, however, many precautions to take while bearing a child. This New Year, get a
preconception checkup to ensure your healthy pregnancy.
The official name of Duncan’s Disease is X-linked lymphoproliferative disease. The condition is caused by a malformation of the X chromosome, which means both male and female children can be affected. Specifically, the SH2D1A gene does not exist.
Choosing the best healthcare provider for prenatal care is about more than just talent. An obstetrician needs to believe in some or all of the choices parents make along the way or at least support the choices of expecting parents.
Choosing the right obstetrician is important to any pregnant couple however, when the parents are gay or lesbian, certain interview questions may change a bit in order to assure the chosen obstetrician has no problems with parental sexual orientation.
How do you know whether that sudden ache is normal or warrants a 2 a.m. call to your doctor or midwife? Here's a rundown of symptoms that should set off your warning bells.
There are several tests done at the first visit in pregnancy with your doctor.
After the ObGyn and pelvic examination your doctor should discuss the examination findings with you after you are dressed.
A speculum is a device used to look inside the vagina and check the cervix and do a Pap Papanicolaou smear. There are a number of shapes and sizes of speculums they may use. The two major types are called Graves and Pederson. The Graves are wider in the bill than the Pederson, and the Pederson is more tapered. Before inserting the speculum, the doctor should alert you that the speculum examination is about to begin. Take a breath and exhale.
During a pelvic ObGyn examination you will be assisted the into the lithotomy position with the back of the table adjusted to a 45-degree angle.
The lying down breast examination involves an exam of the breasts while lying down.
Sex has many health benefits. It's fun to have sex, but did you know that it also offers many health benefits? Sex does a body good in a number of ways, and the health benefits aren't just anecdotal or hearsay -- each of these 10 health benefits of sex is backed by scientific scrutiny.
About 2 in 3 women will deliver the baby vaginally. Our 12 step program will help you prepare for the vaginal delivery.
The 3rd trimester, the last 12 weeks of the pregnancy, is important because significant issues can arise during this time.
Choosing an ObGyn is about more than just prenatal care. Interviewing
the obstetrician about preventative care practices, Pap smear schedules
and other preventative care is a good way to create an initial
understanding of the care the doctor will provide.
Your first doctor’s visit will likely be the longest as there are many questions both you and your doctor will have.
Choosing your pregnancy health care provider is one of the most important decisions you will make for your pregnancy. It is important that you are comfortable with your health care provider and that you agree with his or her medical philosophies.
During a contraception visit the doctor will examine you, check for STDs and discuss risks and benefts of contraception.
When you are confronted with health and illness decisions, you often
come to a crossroad where you have to ask yourself whether where to go
next: Should I do certain tests or procedures? Should I see a
doctor or specialist? Can I take care of this myself?
Information on how to care for your baby's circumcised penis.
Can I take FertilAid and Clomid together?
Is it safe to take medication during pregnancy?
There are a lot of things to consider and prepare for before the first infertility doctor's RE visit. babyMed will describe what happens and how to prepare for it.
Cesarean section or not after myomectomy?
Can emergency contraceptive pills (morning after pill) harm the fetus?
What should I do if I get two different pregnancy test results?
Can medications be harmful during pregnancy?
Should I continue or stop taking medications during pregnancy?
Is Myoma (Fibroid Tumor) a problem in pregnancy?