Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs and is diagnosed during pregnancy. The disease can be caused by a number of factors, including genetics and lifestyle habits. A woman with gestational diabetes does not produce enough of her own insulin during pregnancy, causing erratic blood sugar levels. Gestational diabetes puts newborns at risk for respiratory complications, […]

Abnormal Bleeding

What is Abnormal Bleeding? Also known as uterine bleeding, abnormal vaginal bleeding refers to any release of blood that occurs outside your menstrual period often as the result of hormonal changes or infections. This refers to extended periods of heavy bleeding, spotting that occurs at irregular points throughout your period and menstrual periods that fill […]


Contraception is a term that refers to the various methods of birth control available to men and women today. The range of contraceptive options can include temporary options such as hormone medications, devices such as the contraceptive sponge, and permanent options that involve surgery. At our clinic, we’re proud to offer women a full range […]


While getting pregnant can sometimes take a little time, lengths of time greater than one year may indicate fertility problems. While infertility is typically associated with difficulty getting pregnant, those who are unable to reliably carry a pregnancy to term may also be infertile. According to the CDC, in the United States alone, 6.1 million […]


Hysterectomies are routine gynecological procedures used to remove a woman’s uterus and sometimes her ovaries and fallopian tubes as well. When the uterus is removed, women are no longer capable of bearing children. They also stop menstruating and if the ovaries are removed, they will also enter menopause. Did you know… that by age 60, […]

Menses – Women’s Menstrual Cycle

Menstruation, more commonly referred to as a period, involves the shedding of the uterine lining when pregnancy doesn’t happen. This mixture of blood and tissue is known as menses, and every month will be shed from the body in most women. This period of a woman’s life begins between the ages of 11-14 and will […]


The majority of men and women will have an HPV infection at some point in their life, and it’s not unusual for repeat infections to occur. HPV, or Human Papillomavirus, is a prominent reproductive tract infection. Most people will acquire this infection not long after they become sexually active, though penetrative sex is not a […]

STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections)

STI’s, or sexually transmitted infections, are passed between people primarily as part of sexual activity. Sexual acts that involve the anus, mouth, penis, or vagina can all result in the spread of a sexual infection if protection isn’t used. Our office aims to help patients learn how to avoid contracting an STI and also treatment […]

Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are a condition that many women experience at some point in their lives. Commonly appearing during the childbearing years, fibroids can be as small as a seedling and often appear without any clear symptoms. Other patients with fibroids will experience heavy bleeding during menstruation and pain in the pelvic region. These noncancerous growths […]

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a term commonly used to describe discomfort occurring from reproductive organs in women. Women who live with pelvic pain may be experiencing symptoms of more serious complications. These complications can involve any aspect of the reproductive system, including the cervix, vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Our clinic provides a team of […]