Up to 25% of pregnant women have some bleeding or spotting especially in the first trimester. Bleeding in early pregnancy doesn’t necessarily mean there is an issue, but it can indicate a miscarriage or some other complication. It certainly can be worrisome. How much bleeding in early pregnancy is normal?
You won’t need anyone to tell you that you are in perimenopause or menopause. You will know! You will discover changes to your mood, your temperature, your ability to get a good night’s sleep, and even your skin. Oh yes, it will be quite obvious, but now what? You could turn to hormone replacement therapy, or HRT. What does HRT do for menopause?
Many women make plans for any major event in their lives. Vacations, weddings, and special birthdays are good examples. Having a baby certainly fits into these other major events in your life. If you are a woman who makes lists for even trivial events, having a birth plan makes perfect sense. What should be included in a birth plan?
Two-thirds of babies born in the United States are through vaginal deliveries. You have always heard that this type of delivery is easier than a C-section, especially the recovery. Since every woman is different, and many vaginal deliveries can take hours or even days, it can vary from woman to woman, but there are common things to be aware of. Here’s what to expect while recovering from vaginal delivery.
All About Women OB/GYN is on the move! We are excited to announce that our Leesburg office will have a new address starting December 4th, 2023. This new and bigger office location will allow our team to continue providing the best gynecology & obstetrical care to women in Leesburg, VA.
All About Women OB/GYN
Inova Loudoun Medical Campus – Leesburg
224-D Cornwall Street NW, Suite 304
Leesburg, VA 20176
You were never one to panic or overreact to things in your life, but then again, you have never been pregnant before. Life has changed, and your “panic meter” may be set differently. Time to find out about cramping during pregnancy: should I be worried?
You have been dreaming about this time for nine months and maybe even years—the arrival of your long awaited baby. So why aren’t you elated? Why aren’t you thrilled when your little one recognizes you and smiles? Why aren’t you laughing with each little gurgle? You should be feeling all these happy emotions, and yet… all you feel is numb and sad. What’s wrong with me, you wonder. Here are eight signs you may have postpartum depression.
Are you expecting after the age of 35?
Congratulations! Pregnancy after 35 can be an exciting and fulfilling experience. However, it’s important to be aware of a few
First, know that your health care provider will closely monitor your health during this time .
Secondly, additional prenatal testing may be recommended to ensure a healthy pregnancy
Discuss genetic testing and screenings with your health care provider to make informed decisions.
Lastly staying proactive in maintaining a healthy lifestyle through proper nutrition regular exercise and Stress
Management is crucial Remember age is just a number.
What matters most is taking good care of yourself is the best way to take care of your growing baby.
Millions of women have chosen an IUD as their preferred contraceptive method. It’s not a decision you should make on a whim. If you are thinking about getting an intrauterine device, but you’re unsure, let us give you information to help you make an informed choice.
You have accomplished a miraculous thing. You grew a baby inside your body for nine months, and then gave birth to a healthy new human being. Think about that! Yes, millions of women have done that for centuries, but now you did it. Take a breath and settle into an entirely new life by practicing self care after giving birth.