How Effective Is the Pill? 3 Reasons Why Birth Control Failure Occurs More Often Than You Think

When it's time to get birth control, your OBGYN will likely go over your options and inform you of the success rate of each type of birth control that you're considering. You will notice that some options are clearly more effective than others. For example, the pill is considered to be 99 percent effective whereas using a diaphragm with spermicide is only 94 percent effective. The pill looks like it's the better option, but it's not really 99 percent effective all the time. [Read More]

Recently Diagnosed With PCOS? What You Should Know Going Forward

If you have recently been struggling with painful menstruation, irregular periods, or other reproductive health issues, you may have spent a great deal of time with your doctor trying to figure out what is going on with your body. Once you finally receive a diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome (more commonly referred to as PCOS), you likely feel a sense of relief that you know what is happening inside of your body. [Read More]

3 Emergency Reasons To Visit Your OBYGN During Pregnancy

While you are going to visit your OBGYN regularly during pregnancy for checkups, there may be some emergency situations where you need to contact your OBGYN and potentially go in for a visit as well. This article is going to discuss 3 emergency reasons to visit your OBGYN during your pregnancy.  Reduced Blood Flow In Your Limbs  Feeling reduced blood flow in either of your arms or legs during pregnancy can be due to the extra weight that the baby is putting on your abdominal area and surrounding organs. [Read More]

Things You Should Know If You Are Diabetic and Want to Get Pregnant

If you have diabetes and would like to get pregnant and have a child, you most likely will be able to do this; however, you may need to prepare for this event before you start trying to conceive. Women with diabetes are usually able to get pregnant and have healthy children, but their pregnancies typically require extra types of care. Here are a few things you should know if you are in this situation. [Read More]