A women’s health and wellness blog about gynecologic health and common gynecologic concerns and conditions such as sex, contraception, menstrual periods, hormones, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and PCOS. The latest women’s health research, breaking health news,  fascinating facts, curious gynecologic history, current therapies, our guy’s health, fitness, nutrition, weight management, and advanced medical testing discussed by a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist: Dr. Suzanne Trupin.


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33% of women experience some level of anxiety and/or depression during pregnancy. And yet, research shows that under 20% actually seek treatment. It’s normal to feel a little anxious during pregnancy, but when those feelings begin to constantly disrupt your day, that’s when you should seek help. The myth that women must b...

May 10, 2018

Men can have healthy sperm, thus birth a healthy baby late into life.

Males make new sperm continually through their reproductive years which extends very late in life. When we look at semen in men as they age the overall volume, the percentage of normal sperm, and the motility of the sperm themselves, all decreases with a...

April 21, 2018

1. Plan your pregnancy before conception with a visit to your gyno, this is the best.

2. If you are on any medication, discuss if you need this medication continued or changed in preparation for pregnancy.

3. SSRIs should be discussed with your provider before getting pregnant.

4. Having trouble conceiving? Learn what you sh...

April 8, 2018

1. Stop smoking!

If you want a baby, both of you need to put out the cigarettes. Smoking is the least recognized, but possibly the most easily correctable contribution to infertility. Recent studies of infertility shows that even passive smoking affects your ability to get pregnant.  Luckily second hand smoke has been eli...

April 3, 2018

If you would like to scan over the basic pregnancy what to expect and advice for the questions you may have in the first, second, and third trimesters of pregnancy: check the section I wrote for WebMD's eMedicine .  Just published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology April 2018 was a quick compilation of the currently...

March 23, 2018

Did You Realize When You Are In Labor Even Your Fallopian Tubes Contract!

Some women are very tuned into what parts of their girl anatomy they can feel and what part is hurting when they ovulate, when they have a cyst, when they have a menstrual cramp, or when they have a labor contraction. But sometimes those feelings are...

February 25, 2018

The hopes and dreams of pregnancy all focus on the birth, and the arrival of baby. As reported in the March 2016 issue of OB.GYN.News medical care in the six week period, and beyond after the baby comes needs to improve, just a bit.

Here's a list of the top concerns you need to pay attention to: 

1. Bleeding

2. Easy of urina...

February 16, 2018

  • The progress of labor depends on the cervix dilating and the baby moving into the pelvis.

  • Excision treatments of the cervix with an electrified loop are called "LEEP procedures. They remove a cone shaped piece of tissue and are used for the diagnosis an treatment of advanced cervical disease.

  • It is possib...

February 9, 2018

Its #NationalPizzaDay! Are you close to your due date?! When in your due date? #40weeks

The first thing you get told when your gyno confirms your pregnancy is a due date. And most happy moms are dutifully repeating that date to all they ask! And just how reliable is that "due date" and how likely is that your baby will act...

January 31, 2018

1. Ideally, begin pregnancy in your ideal weight range.

2. Weight gain in pregnancy is very important to feed the baby, keep nutritional reserves, and keep mom active while she's carrying the baby.

3. You can still have a healthy baby if you don't gain within your recommended amounts. Specific weight gains are associated...

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