reproductive health

  1. Women's Health

    How IVF affects breastfeeding

    Women who have a C-section or use assistance to conceive are more likely not to breastfeed, a study says.
  2. Conditions

    Fertility app pays if you can't conceive

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    A new Apple app gathers in-depth data to help women determine the best time of the month to conceive — and could even pitch in money...
  3. Women's Health

    Texas state senator Wendy Davis filibusters abortion bill

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    Texas state senator Wendy Davis is in the middle of a 13-hour filibuster to block a GOP-led effort to restrict abortion access in...
  4. Conditions

    5 Reasons you aren't pregnant

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 6.7 million women in the US are struggling with infertility. If you're one...
  5. Television

    Tina Fey talks women's reproductive rights

    Comedian Tina Fey gave a fiery speech this week at the Center for Reproductive Rights Inaugural Gala. Women's reproductive rights...
  6. Mom & Dad

    4 Questions to ask your gynecologist

    No one likes heading to the gynecologist for an annual exam. Before you rush through your visit, tight-lipped and waiting for it to...
  7. Conditions

    Non-surgical fibroid treatment: Uterine fibroid embolization

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    If you are suffering from fibroids, a hysterectomy isn't the only solution. Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Bruce...
  8. Wellness

    How to pamper yourself during your period

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    Bloated, crampy and ready to bite someone at a moment’s notice? Yep, it’s Shark Week. Don’t worry. You don’t have to miss out on all...
  9. Wellness

    Surefire ways to feel great all month long

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    Are the hormonal swings and other symptoms of your monthly cycle getting you down? Get off the roller coaster and learn practical...
  10. Women's Health

    Body basics: How to track your cycle

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    Tracking your cycle may seem like a pain, but knowing when your period is coming is worth it. You can be prepared with supplies and...
  11. Women's Health

    7 Best exercises during your period

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    Studies vary widely regarding menstruation's effects on workouts. Some say it helps, while others say it harms. Still others say...
  12. Women's Health

    Pap smear basics

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    Every woman knows that she should have regular Pap smears. Here's what the Pap test really is -- and why it is so important.
  13. Women's Health

    7 Secrets to a less painful period

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    Even the most powerful women can use a few tips during her period. If you've ever found yourself, say, on the beach wishing your...
  14. Conditions

    How to prevent urinary tract infections

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    The onslaught of a urinary tract infection (UTI) is clear: The constant urge to go; the burning; the discomfort. For those of us...
  15. Wellness

    Preterm birth: Questions to ask your doctor

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    No woman expects her baby to be born prematurely, so we tend to skip the high-risk pages in the pregnancy books and not ask our OBs...
  16. Wellness

    Women’s health: 10 must-have health products

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    Being healthy goes beyond sweating at the gym for two hours or running a marathon. Certainly, a moderate level of fitness needs to...
  17. Sleep

    The menopause and insomnia link

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    If going through the ups and downs of menopause weren’t enough, there’s another reason to worry. In a recent survey, 76 percent of...
  18. Conditions

    Polycystic ovary syndrome: PCOS, infertility and insulin resistance

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    Some women have a whole raft of symptoms – excess facial hair, acne, hair loss, easily accumulated “belly fat” and messed-up periods...
  19. Wellness

    Best foods to eat while on your period

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    It’s that time of the month, and you’re tired, irritable and bloated. Though you’d much rather reach for a bag of potato chips than...
  20. Women's Health

    5 Reasons getting your period is actually a good thing

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    When was the last time you got giddy over your period's arrival? It's never happened, right? Believe it or not, though, there are...