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Help Keep Our Pregnant And At-Risk Patients Safe (COVID-19 Policies)

To our patients and their families Your health is of utmost importance to us; we are open and keeping all current appointments.  Much is not known on the risks to pregnant patients, and for that reason we are treating those that are pregnant with caution. Appropriate precautions to sanitize our office are always part of our

How Pregnancy Affects The Immune System

We might call it an old wives tale, but scientists used to think a woman’s immune system became weaker when she was pregnant. We have learned that is not exactly the case. Sometimes, it can actually get stronger. With this relatively new news let’s review how we now know pregnancy affects the immune system.

3rd Trimester Prenatal Appointments: What To Expect

You have made it through the 1st and 2nd trimester, and here you are approaching the finish line. Whew! Weeks 28 through 40 may seem like forever, but these are important weeks. Knowing what to expect during this time may ease any anxiety and help you get ready to greet your little one. With all

Endometrial Ablation: Your Questions Answered

Women who bleed between periods, have a very heavy flow, or experience periods that last longer than normal may be candidates for endometrial ablation. This procedure removes the endometrium or lining of the uterus. Endometrial ablation: your questions answered.

Breast Cancer Genes: What You Should Know

Genetic tests are helpful for people with risk factors for breast cancer and ovarian cancer, but not everyone needs them. Breast cancer genes can be rather confusing. Let’s dive in so you have a better understanding.

Signs of a Miscarriage and When to Call Your Doctor

Most miscarriages occur in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. They are painful, sad occurrences for many women, but the mother has no culpability. In some instances, they can occur without any signs, while others may experience symptoms. Let’s learn more about the signs of a miscarriage and when to call your doctor.

What To Expect When Changing Birth Control Methods

Every prescription medication we take has side effects, and some of those side effects can be unpleasant. The same goes for birth control. If you find your current birth control pills are causing troublesome side effects, you can talk to OBGYN Associates of Akron about changing methods. Here’s what to expect when changing birth control methods.

6 Common Breastfeeding Problems And Solutions

Health professionals all agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest choice for babies and moms. It seems to come so naturally to many new mothers, so why do others find it so difficult? Don’t beat yourself up if you are experiencing trouble. There is help.

Is My Pelvic Pain Due To A Gynecologic Condition?

Is my pelvic pain due to a gynecologic condition? If you are asking this question, it is time to find answers. When you have the pain and other gynecologic symptoms, it’s always best to talk with a gynecologist like OBGYN Associates of Akron to get answers and discover the cause.

9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. There are five main gynecologic cancers with a blanket term of uterine cancer: ovarian, cervical, vaginal, vulva, and endometrial. Let’s discover 9 risks for uterine cancer and what you can do to reduce your personal risks.

Fibroids And Pregnancy: What You Should Know

The first thing you should know is that you can have fibroids and still successfully become pregnant and carry a child. There can be some issues though, so keep reading to find out what they are. Fibroids and pregnancy: what you should know.