• What You Should Know About Pregnancy Anemia

  • Positive Pregnancy Test? Take These 5 Steps

  • Are You Taking a Drug that Could Hinder Your Birth Control Pill?

  • The Importance of a Clinical Breast Exam

  • Birth Control Pills and Weight Gain

  • Urinary Incontinence: Get the Help You Need


Positive Pregnancy Test? Take These 5 Steps

If you’ve recently gotten a positive on a home pregnancy test, congratulations on what is to come! Your mind is likely racing with excitement and anticipation over how your life is going to change.

Oct 25th, 2018
The Importance of a Clinical Breast Exam

Over the course of an 80-year lifespan, a woman has a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer. The most treatable and earliest stages of breast cancer can produce no symptoms and are very difficult to detect – especially on your own.

Sep 24th, 2018
Birth Control Pills and Weight Gain

When it comes to women and birth control, weight gain is a common concern. This typically pertains to hormonal forms of contraception, such as birth control pills or hormone-containing IUDs.

Sep 10th, 2018
Don’t Ignore These Postpartum Symptoms

There is no doubt that pregnancy is an exciting time filled with many changes throughout your body. So much time and energy is focused on taking care of your body and growing a healthy baby inside the womb.

Jul 27th, 2018
What You Should Know About Miscarriage

There is no question that miscarriage is a delicate topic. Miscarriage occurs when the fetus or baby dies in the womb within the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Jul 16th, 2018
Debunking Myths About Midwives

There are many misconceptions about midwives and what their qualifications and roles are in terms of caring for mother and baby. Here are some common midwife myths and the truth behind them.

Jun 25th, 2018
Reasons Your Pregnancy May Be Termed “High Risk”

While it is easy to feel frightened if your own pregnancy is deemed high risk, you should know that in the hands of a skilled physician, you have every chance of experiencing a healthy pregnancy and delivery.

May 14th, 2018
Heartburn During Pregnancy? Try These Five Tips

regnancy is a time of many changes. While it may be exciting to watch your belly expand as your baby grows, there are other less accepted changes that are common during pregnancy. Many women experience stubborn heartburn throughout their pregnancy.

Apr 20th, 2018
5 Reasons Why an IUD May Be Right for You

When it comes to birth control methods, there are a wide variety of options to choose from, ranging from condoms and pills to implants, patches and more. Intrauterine devices (called IUDs) continue to be a popular choice for preventing pregnancy.

Apr 9th, 2018
Labor & Delivery: Packing Your Hospital Bag

If you are pregnant and the big delivery day is quickly approaching, your mind may be filled with questions about what to expect and how you can prepare for your hospital stay.

Mar 26th, 2018
Don’t Believe These 5 Fibroid Myths

Fibroids are growths of fibrous tissue and smooth muscle cells. They often adhere to wall of the uterus. If you are a woman over the age of 35, it is not uncommon for you to suffer from this uterine condition. In fact, fibroids are the most frequently seen

Feb 19th, 2018
The Importance of STD Testing

here are some common symptoms associated with STDs. However, many women don’t experience any warning signs at all.

Jan 25th, 2018
Bad PMS? Don't Ignore It

For some women, PMS is more uncomfortable and disruptive than their actual period. While you may joke about feeling bloated during PMS or even blame an argument on your short-tempered PMS mood...

Dec 20th, 2017
Get the Facts on Ovarian Cancer

There are certain cancers that women need to be aware of. Beyond breast cancer and cervical cancer, females should be educated on the facts of ovarian cancer.

Oct 6th, 2017
Signs and Symptoms of an Ovarian Cyst

There are many types of ovarian cysts, and it is important for your physician to determine which type you have. If you have suspicions of an ovarian cyst, please call our skilled team of physicians at North Pointe OB/GYN Associates.

Oct 2nd, 2017
Are You Doing Your Kegels?

Have you ever been told to “do your Kegels”? This is an exercise you can perform at any time without anyone ever knowing. Pelvic floor muscles control your bladder and bowels as well as support the placement of your organs.

Jul 20th, 2017
Is an IUD Right For Me?

Deciding which form of birth control is an important decision, and one that our physicians at North Pointe OB/GYN are happy to help you with.

May 8th, 2017
Exercise and Pregnancy

While high risk pregnancies are certainly under their own set of guidelines, obstetricians today have an enlightened view of whether or not the average women should exercise during her pregnancy.

Apr 25th, 2017
Is It Perimenopause?

There’s a lot of talk about menopause. However, how much do you know about perimenopause?

Jan 26th, 2017
4 Signs of an Unhealthy Bladder

There are some key warning signs that tell you that your bladder health is in jeopardy and that you need to see a doctor.

Dec 22nd, 2016
How Stress Affects Your Cycle

Prolonged or excessive stress can wreak havoc on both your mind and your body. For women, stress can even disrupt their menstrual cycle.

Nov 15th, 2016
How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health

Pregnancy impacts nearly every part of your body. While you may be focused on your growing belly or swollen feet, your mouth is also experiencing changes.

Sep 16th, 2016
Treating an Incompetent Cervix

Learning you have an incompetent cervix during pregnancy can be frightening. An incompetent cervix essentially means that your cervical opening is failing to remain closed, either due to a damaged, weak or short cervix.

Sep 16th, 2016
Your Body After Delivery

After delivery, there will be a strong focus on your baby and all of the newborn essentials. While this is undoubtedly important, it is also helpful to be prepared on what to expect with your own body.

Sep 16th, 2016
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