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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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January 1, 2019

Pregnancy surges that oxytocin the hormone of love, so it's not really shocking that sex is still on your mind no matter how far along in your pregnancy you are. At Women's Health Practice women tell us most prenatal visits are focus on the baby's health and your health, as they should be, and less about, SEX! Sex during...

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...

November 16, 2018

At Women’s Health Practice we advocate a pregnancy planning visit, at which time women are screened for a variety of preventable problems in pregnancy including,  for abnormal sugar tolerance as well as diabetes.

Once you conceive, prevention of diabetes is still a critical component of prenatal care. Part of prevention is...

November 3, 2018

1. Legal doesn't mean scientifically tested, especially when it comes to pregnancy, breastfeeding, and even fertility.

2. Cannabis smoke has over 150 compounds. The most psychoactive of the byproducts of smoked cannabis is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, it is a lipophilic molecule, meaning it's stored in body fat for a long...

November 1, 2018

When patients present for fertility consultation there is only one question your health care provider should start with: Are you healthy and ready for pregnancy? Meaning are both of your healthy for pregnancy.

This means having some basic pregnancy planning laboratory tests, examinations, catch up on vaccinations, begin pr...

With the growing number of states legalizing recreational marijuana use every year, awareness of marijuana’s effects, specifically during pregnancy, are becoming increasingly vital for both the mother’s and her child’s health. More and more expectant mothers are listening to the advice of dispensaries and engaging in mari...

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...

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...

September 27, 2018

  • Marital conflict. Solving areas of conflict prior to pregnancy and delivery significantly reduces your risk of post partum depression

  • Stressful life events in the previous 12 months. While you may not be able to control some events around you, if you are having significant stress, try just holding off pregnancy p...

September 26, 2018

Advice to pregnant women 100 years ago, may not have been so different than advice today, with a few twists.

Historically there was a belief that should a pregnant woman see an ugly or terrifying object it can be reproduced in the offspring. Now we know there's a physiologic basis for PTSD which is not healthy for pregnanc...

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