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What to Expect at Your First Ultrasound

first ultrasound

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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Understanding Endometriosis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

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

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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3 Advances in Women’s Healthcare Available to You Right Now

advances in women's healthcare

Women’s healthcare has come a long way over the years. In fact, while ultrasound technology was first invented in the late 1800’s, the first ultrasound used in obstetrics wasn’t performed until 1958. It then took 30+ more years for ultrasound technology to evolve into how it’s used today in obstetrics and gynecology. Continue reading “3 Advances in Women’s Healthcare Available to You Right Now”