When you’re pregnant, especially for the first time, it can be a confusing state of being. From the very beginning, your body is going through monumental changes in order to prepare for a growing baby. While some changes can be fun (hello long, shiny hair!), others can be a bit more alarming. Continue reading “7 Signs of Preterm Labor You Shouldn’t Ignore”
Our affiliate hospital, St. Joseph, has implemented limited visitation strategies and other minimal exposure protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Note our Copperstate Ob/Gyn office is still enforcing our own visitation policy. Learn more here: https://www.copperstateobgyn.com/copperstate-covid-19/
There are many types of physical exams to assess the health of the human body, particularly the female body. One exam that you will likely have in order to check out your reproductive health (if you’re a woman) is called a pelvic exam. Continue reading “Why Should I Get a Pelvic Exam?”
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 you know what it is, you just don’t know why it’s important. We’ve put together a simple overview of the Pap smear: what it is, what it does, when you need one, and why! Continue reading “What is a Pap Smear + Why Do You Need One?”
STIs, or sexually transmitted infections, are fairly common among people who are sexually active. While they can range from merely annoying to life-threatening, it’s important to get tested regularly if you’re sexually active because they can play a huge part in your overall health and well-being. Here’s what you need to know.
Like many of our patients and community members, we are concerned about the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 and the potential for infection.
We are closely following updates from the Pima County Health Department, CDC, and ACOG to provide the best and most appropriate care for our patients, our staff, and our community. Continue reading “COVID-19 Update”