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Resources & Articles

Resources

Educational Classes — comprehensive and informative classes available through our Child Birth Education department.

Glossary of Terms — a compilation of terms to help you better understand your diagnosis and treatment.


Articles

Alternatives to Hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus and is the second most common major operation in women of childbearing years. more

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a common condition whereby tissue that acts like endometrial tissue develops outside the uterus. During the menstrual cycle, the tissue responds to hormonal changes and builds up and breaks down (just as the endometrium tissue that lines the uterus) resulting in internal bleeding.  more

Heavy Periods (Menorrhagia)

Menorrhagia (heavy periods) is abnormal uterine bleeding characterized by prolonged and heavy menstrual bleeding. more

High-Risk Pregnancy Care

Identifying potential risks of a pregnancy is an important part of preconception care. more

Hormonal Disorders

Many women live with symptoms every day that are a sign of a hormonal imbalance. more

Infertility Care

Infertility is defined by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) as a disease of the reproductive system that impairs the body’s ability to perform the basic function of reproduction. more

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are sacs or pockets filled with a liquid, gas or semisolid substance on or within an ovary. Most ovarian cysts are harmless and produce little to no discomfort with the majority disappearing without treatment.  more

Postpartum Care

The postpartum period begins after the delivery of baby and ends when the mother's body has returned as closely as possible to its pre-pregnant state. more

Preconception Care

Planning for your pregnancy is an exciting time. By taking the recommended steps, you can help reduce the risks for both you and your baby. more

Uterine Fibroid Tumors

Fibroids are most often found during the pelvic exam portion of a routine annual exam. These are identified when the physician feels an irregular firm mass located near the center of the pelvis. more