Rumors of the next baby boom circulate because of an idea that pregnancy is somehow related to… boredom. And when people are quarantined inside for long periods of time, it’s highly likely that plenty of boredom will occur. But does that mean we should expect a rise in the rate of pregnancy for most Americans?
Obstetrics & Maternity
Just as the name suggests, lung disease is any of a number of disorders that impact the lungs. You have two lungs which are the main organs responsible for the process of breathing.
Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD), also commonly known as “Trich.” It is very common and can be cured with medication. Trichomoniasis is spread by a type of tiny parasite.
Birth control is the use of various treatments or methods to prevent pregnancy. Learn more about your birth control options for preventing conception or pregnancy.
Sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea can be difficult to talk about, but it’s important to discuss them openly in order to understand the risks and treatments. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent serious illness and protect you from permanent damage.
In western societies, and in some rapidly industrializing nations such as India, diabetes is one of the most prolific public health problems we face.
Postpartum depression (PPD) is more common than people think. It’s so common, in fact, that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that around 1 in 9 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression.
For many women, as soon as they see a positive pregnancy test, their thoughts and questions turn to what is safe for them and for their babies during the 40 weeks of pregnancy.
Depression during pregnancy is also a real problem that is not so often discussed. Read on to learn about new guidelines for the prevention and treatment of depression during pregnancy.
There’s something special about that first kick you feel from the tiny baby growing in your womb. Your hands may constantly rub your rounded tummy so you don’t miss a movement. Each flutter you feel on the inside blows your mind again and again—another life is developing inside you!