A year after Allie was born, I feel like I've fallen off of everybody's radar. It's like you're expected to do life -- go to the job, do housework, drive around, shop, pay bills, get gas, etc. -- just like before, as if the infant you're still super responsible for is not a factor at all.
My sex drive is definitely back, but the problem is not being able to feel anything in my vagina during intercourse my episiotomy. Help! I want to be able to enjoy sex.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes 8.6 million deaths among women annually. It is the largest single cause of mortality among women, accounting for a third of all deaths in women worldwide.
My husband and I are trying to get pregnant and I noticed that I am scheduled for a physical and a pap smear during the time I am ovulating. Will having a pap smear during ovulation affect my chances of getting pregnant?
As a follow up, would it be "safe" to schedule a pap smear for a week following the last day of my ovulation?
I'm seven month pregnant and at my checkup today, the doctor thought he heard a heart murmur. He has ordered an echocardiogram. What's the procedure like? Can something harmless mimic a heart murmur?
Fluconazole (Diflucan™) is a synthetic antifungal agent that can be used for the treatment of a variety of Candida albicans and other fungal infections. For the breastfeeding mother in particular, it can be used to treat recurrent Candida infections of the nipples...
This is not an information sheet on all the ins and outs of working outside the home and breastfeeding. This sheet provides information on how your baby can be fed when you are not with him.
Over the years, far too many women have been wrongly told they had to stop breastfeeding. Does the addition of a small amount of medication to the mother's milk make breastfeeding more hazardous than formula feeding? The answer is almost never. Breastfeeding with a little drug in the milk is almost always safer.
Mastitis is a bacterial infection of the breast that usually occurs in breastfeeding mothers. However, it can occur even in women who are not breastfeeding or pregnant, and can occur even in small babies, of either sex.
Over the years, far too many women have been wrongly told they had to stop breastfeeding. The decision about continuing breastfeeding when the mother takes a drug, for example, is far more involved than whether the baby will get any in the milk.