Early Menarche Isn't Nearly As Uncommon As It Once Was


With the first menstrual cycle occurring at a younger age for many girls, early menarche poses concerns for a child's physical and mental health. Because at what age your daughter has her first menstrual period can affect her health later in life, it's important to be aware of the factors that may contribute to early menses as well as how the process may affect your child's overall health both in the present and future.

13 September 2016

Two Tips To Help You Prepare For A Smooth Baby Delivery


After being pregnant for so many months, you may be eager to see your baby for the first time. However, before that can happen, you'll need to go through labor and delivery. If this is your first child, you might be nervous about the pain of labor, but if you want to have a smooth delivery, it's a good idea to use the following suggestions so that you and your spouse are adequately prepared for the process.

6 August 2016

Going Through Surgical Menopause? How Can You Make Your Symptoms More Manageable?


Whether your ovaries might be merely damaged by radiation or chemotherapy treatments or completely removed in a bilateral oophorectomy procedure, you may be experiencing the unmistakable side effects of menopause -- hot flashes, night sweats, irritability, and low sex drive. While these symptoms are unpleasant enough for those who are already well into middle age, for those who are much younger and already recovering from major surgery or cancer treatment, they can be maddening.

17 May 2016