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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December 11, 2018

Can birth control pills prior to trying for pregnancy preserve your eggs so that you ovulate a healthier egg? Maybe yes, and to lower your risk of Down's Syndrome, or Trisomy 21 you may want to consider being on birth control pills prior to pregnancy. In a provocative but little heralded study published in Contraception r...

December 9, 2018

Generally artificial insemination refers to planting semen in the reproductive tract without sex. The technique can be performed  with partner or 'husband' refereed to as "AIH" or donor sperm "AID".

AI has to be timed as any conception planning. Timing is everything in so much of what we do! Trying to get the sperm there...

November 18, 2018

Men can father children at an older age than women can have a baby. So far, but maybe women will some day be able to last a long as a man in fertility years.

Men can do fatherhood longer in life because testicles' regenerate ' or more accurately continually are able to produce more sperm no matter how old a male gets. In...

November 6, 2018

In the 1920s it was thought that 'normal' fertility for couples was 100%. Whether it is labeled 'normal' or 'common' we now know that infertility is actually  present in about 10% of couples. and there are some simple fixes that can help couples conceive. Quitting smoking, both of you, is important.

1. Smoking is the least...

October 15, 2018

Planning your pregnancy by some simple tests and steps is more likely to result in getting pregnant more quickly and having a healthier pregnancy. A new study says that preconception care has potential for return on investment. Women with chronic illnesses have the most to gain from planning their pregnancies, and yet the...

October 1, 2018

Some days are more fertile than others, if you time sex during those times you are more likely to get pregnant; if you time abstinence during those days you are more likely to not get pregnant. So in truth, tracking cycles is both a contraception method and a fertility method, all in one!

1. This method is very old, and s...

September 21, 2018

Nervousness in the bedroom meaning "can I perform" can definitely impact conception, as well as other aspects of our health. The alarms, bells, whistles, and sticks turning blue, signaling that it's your time to make a baby as you are ovulating can be a fun game just so long. Then it gets to be a source of stress with low...

August 15, 2018

Treating endometriosis and other strategies is very proactive for your fertility!

if you have painful periods, painful sex, lower abdominal pains, or vague pelvic complaints, you may have endometriosis. Simple facts show that of women who are infertile about 50% have endometriosis, and of women with endometriosis about 50%...

August 2, 2018

Women's Health Practice prides itself on staying ahead of the curve for all your health care needs.

FemVue is just one for tool for just that! This innovative device allows improved evaluation of your uterus and fallopian tubes in women trying for pregnancy, having abnormal uterine bleeding, uterine fibroids, uterine polyp...

Perhaps you have your dad's crinkled ear, or were you one of those that couldn't figure out where that ear crinkle came from? The question you may want to ask is:  Which family tree am I actually from? Oddly, as we have honed in on unique family diseases and traits, it turns out we are all each other’s family. Your primar...

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