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Did you know that January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month?
Cervical Cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet over 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with it each year. » Read more about: Did you know that January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month? »
Learn the ABCs of HPV
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is an incredibly common disease that is actually a group of more than 100 viruses. » Read more about: Learn the ABCs of HPV »
Do you have morning sickness?
Morning sickness is caused by hormones released by a woman’s body during pregnancy. Morning sickness occurs most often during the first trimester of pregnancy. Some women find that nausea and vomiting are worst in the morning, but symptoms can occur at any time of the day or night.
Most women feel better at the beginning of the second trimester, but some continue to feel ill throughout their pregnancies. » Read more about: Do you have morning sickness? »
Breast Cancer Prevention Tips
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to breastcancer.org, one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime.
While some factors that increase your chance of getting breast cancer are out of your control, such as age and family history, there are some things you can do to decrease your chance of developing invasive breast cancer: » Read more about: Breast Cancer Prevention Tips »
Introducing Dr. Evans!
Associates in Womens Health is proud to introduce our new physician, Dr. Erin Evans! Dr. Evans will be starting at our practice on September 1st. She is board certified and graduated from Creighton University. She specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. We are excited to welcome her to our practice! Learn more about Dr. Evans. » Read more about: Introducing Dr. Evans! »
Is a Yearly Pelvic Exam or Pap Smear Still Necessary?
Women no longer need to dread their annual pelvic exam! According to the American College of Physicians, a pelvic exam and a pap smear aren’t necessary to have every year. So what changed and is this the safest decision for women? » Read more about: Is a Yearly Pelvic Exam or Pap Smear Still Necessary? »
Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy?
Antidepressants are commonly used to relieve symptoms associated with depression. However when antidepressants are used during pregnancy, there are a lot of things to consider.
Even though untreated depression can cause emotional instability, treating depression with antidepressants while pregnant could cause harm to your baby. » Read more about: Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy? »
Common Summer Pregnancy Skin Issues in Omaha, Nebraska
It’s always important to protect your skin from the sun, but did you know that your skin is even more susceptible to damage while pregnant?
Here are a few common skin issues that occur during pregnancy and tips on how to prevent them: » Read more about: Common Summer Pregnancy Skin Issues in Omaha, Nebraska »
Natural Pregnancy Heartburn Remedies
Pregnancy not only comes with excitement, it also comes with some negative side effects, such as heartburn. Even if you never had heartburn before pregnancy, certain foods can trigger pregnancy heartburn. The good news – there are a few natural remedies that can help. » Read more about: Natural Pregnancy Heartburn Remedies »
Epidural Myths Debunked
More than 60 percent of women in America choose to get epidurals however, are still a lot of misconceptions about the procedure. Here are just a few of the myths surrounding epidurals: » Read more about: Epidural Myths Debunked »