Back Pain in Pregnancy

Back Pain in Pregnancy

More than half of all women experience back pain in pregnancy. The growing uterus shifts the center of gravity and stretches and weakens the abdominal muscles. The abdominal muscles support the spine and play an important role in the health of the back. Your ever...
Preconception Counseling

Preconception Counseling

“Would you like to become pregnant in the next year?” The goal of pre-pregnancy care is to optimize your health, address any modifiable risk factors and provide education about a healthy pregnancy. Why is this important? You may be able to reduce risks to you and your...
My First Trip to the Gynecologist

My First Trip to the Gynecologist

Memories are a funny thing. They can be fussy and distorted. Here’s what I remember, from the time I started my period they were heavy and painful. My mom decided to take me to her gynecologist in Houston at age 14. I remember being so uncomfortable and embarrassed I...