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What Does My Period Blood Color Mean

This image shows the mid-section of a woman, with two hands holding a red flower (to symbolize red period blood color) in the foreground. The woman is wearing a pair of white underwear.

It’s time you start thinking of your menstrual cycle like a monthly report card from your body, offering valuable insights into your reproductive health.

At Copperstate, we believe that understanding and monitoring your menstrual health is not just about managing your period; it’s about taking charge of your overall well-being. 

Join us as we explore the different colors of menstrual blood and what they can reveal about your reproductive health. Learn why paying attention to the hues of your menstrual flow is a key step in ensuring a healthy life.
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Postpartum Depression: What Moms Need to Know

A new mother suffering from postpartum depression puts her head into her head.

Giving birth is exciting, scary, and a unique experience for every new mother. What comes after is a whole new ball game, especially if it’s your first. However, in the midst of the sleep deprivation and thrill of bringing your sweet new baby home, some mothers start to feel a little “off”. The important thing is understanding if you’re experiencing baby blues or postpartum depression. Continue reading “Postpartum Depression: What Moms Need to Know”

Your Guide To Improving and Maintaining Your Mental Health While Pregnant

A pregnant woman does a yoga pose on the floor of a sunny room to improve her mental health.

Let’s talk about mental health and pregnancy!

Pregnancy is a remarkable journey filled with excitement and anticipation. That said, it can also be a challenging time, both physically and mentally, for most women.

At Copperstate OB/Gyn, we believe that nurturing your mental health during pregnancy is just as important as taking care of your physical well-being. This is why we’ve created a comprehensive guide including essential tips and practices to improve and maintain your mental health while pregnant. Continue reading “Your Guide To Improving and Maintaining Your Mental Health While Pregnant”

Ovarian Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms & Treatment

A woman doctor holds a model of the female reproductive system to explain aspects of ovarian cancer.

Ovarian cancer is a serious condition that affects almost 20,000 women in the U.S. every year. Luckily, understanding the risk factors, symptoms, early detection, and treatment options can make all the difference in promoting early diagnosis and improving survival rates. 

Read on for everything you need to know about ovarian cancer to empower you with knowledge and encourage proactive healthcare. Continue reading “Ovarian Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms & Treatment”

What is a Pap Smear, & Why Do You Need One?

A black woman gynecologist speaks with a black woman patient about scheduling her pap smear. The gynecologist is facing towards the viewer, and can be seen smiling, while the patient is facing away.

If you’re new to the world of gynecology, either because you’re young or you’ve just never gotten around to making an appointment, you might not know what a Pap smear is or why getting one is important. We’ve put together a simple overview of the Pap smear: what it is, what’s involved, when you need one, and why!

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