Misconceptions About Miscarriages

Feeling lonely after a miscarriage? You’re not alone. Many women feel alone, guilty and ashamed when they have a miscarriage. One survey on public perceptions of miscarriages found that most people believe that miscarriages only happen in 5% of pregnancies. In fact, miscarriages happen in … [Read more...]

Is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) Safe?

Since a 2002 study found that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer, women have been looking for other ways to treat menopausal symptoms. One option that’s gaining popularity is bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). BHRT uses … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Month Recap – All About Women Sponsors the Eastside Striders

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month now behind us, our physicians and staff would like to applaud a group of local high school students that are working in a big way every year to rally for the survivors and fighters of breast cancer. All About Women is proud to sponsor the Eastside Striders, a … [Read more...]

More Sex Primes for Pregnancy, New Research Suggests

There are various schools of thought about how to help couples conceive—two new studies published in Fertility and Sterility and Physiology and Behavior suggest that the more sex you have at anytime during your cycle, the more likely you are to get pregnant. The studies, both conducted by … [Read more...]

Common Signs of Ovarian Troubles

Ovarian cancer affects anywhere between 20,000 and 200,000 women in the United States each year. While ovarian cancer can be deadly if contracted, listening to your body and taking steps to ensure wellness can improve your chances of surviving this deadly disease that so many are fighting. Since … [Read more...]

Happy National Breastfeeding Month!

Since 2011, National Breastfeeding Month has been celebrated throughout the month of August, and it is certainly something to pay tribute to. Breastfeeding has seen its fair share of controversy, and many women have decided to use other means for their child’s nutrition. However, breastfeeding is … [Read more...]

New Study Regarding Menopausal Women and Low Heart Attack Risk

According to a recent study published in the American Journal Heart Association, menopausal women have a lower heart attack risk than men.  However, these findings were show to be not as prominent in African American women. It has often be assumed in the medical community that women going through … [Read more...]

Women May Soon Have Access to Libido Boosting Drug

Although Viagra has for years now made headlines as being the cure to suppressed male sexual performance, there hasn't been anything quite like it available for women. That may soon change though as the FDA Advisory committee voted 16-1 to recommend the drug flibanserin to the FDA. Although the … [Read more...]

Does Eating Baby’s Placenta Really Have Benefits?

You may have heard of a strange but growing trend – consuming your baby's placenta after birth. Touted by some celebrities, midwives and doulas, eating placenta – either raw, cooked or dried and encapsulated – has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Women rave about rapid recovery … [Read more...]

New Study Reveals Breastfeeding May Help Lower Cancer Recurrence

A recent study published on April 28th of this year in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has concluded that women with cancer who breast-fed their babies were less likely to get a recurring case of cancer or die from the disease than women who did not breastfeed. Marilyn Kwan, research … [Read more...]