As a female, your reproductive system plays a major role in many aspects of your life. From monthly menstrual cycles to pregnancy, to your day-to-day hormone levels, it is crucial that your reproductive health is maintained to keep your body functioning properly.
This month, in honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at just how important your reproductive health is as a female, and how to ensure it is prioritized through every stage of life.
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The female body is truly an incredible thing and it’s no secret that it changes greatly during and after motherhood. However, many people underestimate the true magnitude of these changes and how they help us support and raise our children. This month, in honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at the powerful ways our bodies adapt and change during motherhood to make us remarkable caregivers.
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As a newly expectant mother, you’re probably excited to have your baby’s first ultrasound. This is the first time you’ll be able to see your baby and possibly hear the heartbeat. But you may also be wondering what to expect at the first trimester ultrasound. Below, we’ve broken down what an ultrasound is and what your doctor will be looking for throughout the pregnancy.
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Are you experiencing increasingly painful menstrual cramps, abnormal or heavy menstrual flow, pain during intercourse, or infertility? If so, you could be one of the millions of women suffering from a common gynecological condition called Endometriosis. Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women in the United States alone.
Read on to learn more about endometriosis, the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
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Gentle Circumcision in Tucson
The decision to circumcise your newborn is a personal choice. Most newborn circumcisions are done for traditional, cultural or religious reasons but even this choice should not be made without careful thought. We encourage you to read the following information and discuss your decision with knowledgeable advisers like your obstetrician or midwife, and your child’s pediatrician.
We are pleased to offer a gentle approach to circumcision in the hands of an experienced surgeon, Dr. Carranza-Chahal.
Call us with questions or to make an appointment.
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Infertility is a difficult issue that affects many couples. However, there is still hope for men and women dealing with infertility issues to achieve pregnancy. In this article, we’ll go over everything you need to know about infertility, potential causes, testing and treatment options.
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