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WHAT YOUR ULTRASOUND EXAMS CAN TELL YOU Jan 8th, 2018

WHAT YOUR ULTRASOUND EXAMS CAN TELL YOU Pregnancy is a very exciting time for everyone, not just for the soon-to-be parents. Family members and friends are beside themselves with excitement and are planning on what to give the baby when he/she is born. Pregnancy is an exciting event because it...

YOUR CONTRACEPTION OPTIONS Dec 5th, 2017

YOUR CONTRACEPTION OPTIONS Since 2007, the rate of teen pregnancy has decreased tremendously — almost eight percent! This drop in early pregnancies is good news, and there are many reasons why the rate has dropped so drastically. One of the most obvious reasons for the downward pattern of teen pregnancy, is...

WOMEN CARING FOR WOMEN Nov 17th, 2017

WOMEN CARING FOR WOMEN Pregnancy can be an emotional process. As a woman, you can be both extremely excited and nervous for the road ahead. More importantly, you want to make sure you make the right decisions for you and your baby. Though you might have worries and thoughts buzzing...

CONGRATS, YOU’RE PREGNANT! WHAT ARE YOUR NEXT STEPS? Nov 9th, 2017

CONGRATS, YOU’RE PREGNANT! WHAT ARE YOUR NEXT STEPS? Congrats you’re pregnant! Now what? You cannot contain your joy, but also your confusion on how to proceed. Obviously, a lot is about to change in your life. Here is a list of the steps to take, now that you are officially...

FOUR IMPORTANT REASONS TO GO TO THE GYNECOLOGIST Oct 20th, 2017

FOUR IMPORTANT REASONS TO GO TO THE GYNECOLOGIST Scheduling an appointment with an OB/GYN can be an intimidating experience for many women, and for many, this fear keeps them from going to see a doctor altogether. However scary the gynecologist can be, it is never a good idea to steer...

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: DON’T STRUGGLE ALONE Sep 15th, 2017

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: DON’T STRUGGLE ALONEWith more than three million cases diagnosed each year in the United States, postpartum depression is exceptionally common. However, when you’re in the midst of this condition, it can often feel like you’re suffering alone. You have this beautiful new baby that you’ve always wanted, but...

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU: OUR OBSTETRICS Jun 14th, 2017

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU: OUR OBSTETRICSOBSTETRICS BY YOUR SIDE Trying to find an obstetrician that is knowledgeable and professional isn’t hard. But when it comes to finding one that you can feel comfortable and happy with, it might be quite the task to tackle. Finding right gynecologist and obstetrician...

HOW SOON CAN I TAKE A PREGNANCY TEST? May 14th, 2017

HOW SOON CAN I TAKE A PREGNANCY TEST? DETECTING EARLY PREGNANCY Whether you’re trying to conceive or not, making sure that you’re tracking your menstrual cycle is important. It’s a simple way to track when you’re ovulating so you can either prevent pregnancy or pursue it. But even with knowing...

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST PERIODS OCCURS Apr 14th, 2017

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST PERIODS OCCURS Women to Women OB GYN Care is proud to provide invaluable health services to the women of Hollywood, Florida. We know that women’s reproductive health is an essential part of their overall health and that women in every stage of life have...

YOUR FIRST PERIOD – WHAT TO EXPECT Mar 14th, 2017

YOUR FIRST PERIOD – WHAT TO EXPECT Women to Women OB GYN Care is proud to provide invaluable reproductive health services to the women of Hollywood, Florida. We see women from the onset of their periods to well beyond their last one. Our reproductive health can play a large part...

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN YOUR 20S Feb 14th, 2017

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN YOUR 20S The Road to Motherhood The title of this blog should not be taken that the be-all and end-all of a woman’s life but as we are a OB GYN office, caring for the reproductive health of women, it is a part of our lives that...

BIRTH PLAN BASICS Jan 14th, 2017

BIRTH PLAN BASICSAs you enter the final trimester of your pregnancy you will hear more and more about birth plans. If you are having your first child, this may sound like the mysterious key to a joyful birthing experience. Women to Women in Hollywood FL offers OB/GYN services to the...

IS NOW THE TIME FOR AN IUD? Dec 14th, 2016

IS NOW THE TIME FOR AN IUD?When you are looking for a safe, effective, and affordable form of birth control, women have many choices. All forms of birth control have pros and cons and figuring out which ones apply to you takes research, self knowledge, and good advice from your...

COULD THE MONA LISA TOUCH TREAT YOUR VAGINAL DRYNESS? Nov 14th, 2016

COULD THE MONA LISA TOUCH TREAT YOUR VAGINAL DRYNESS? Women to Women is an OBGYN medical office in Hollywood that is dedicated to the reproductive, and overall, health of the women in our care.We see women and treat them for medical issues from the onset of menstruation until long after the...

DO YOU HAVE THESE PAINFUL SYMPTOMS? Nov 3rd, 2016

DO YOU HAVE THESE PAINFUL SYMPTOMS? The gynecologists at Women to Women OB-GYN Care often see women with painful menstrual cramps with great frequency, but there is a level of pain that can send some women to the emergency room on a regular basis or cause them to be debilitated,...

CARE AND KEEPING OF YOUR LADY BITS Oct 27th, 2016

CARE AND KEEPING OF YOUR LADY BITS It’s easy to find a care guide for everything from your Toyota to a pet rabbit, but learning how to take care of your lady bits can be bit trickier. We’ve recently covered the importance of self-examination in the early detection of breast...

IMPORTANT MAMMOGRAM FACTS Oct 15th, 2016

IMPORTANT MAMMOGRAM FACTS What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is essentially just an x-ray of the breast tissue.Irregularities in tissue density show up in an x-ray and can be used for early detection of breast cancer. What is involved in getting a mammogram? A visit to the radiology center is...

BREAST CANCER SELF-EXAMINATION SAVE LIVES Oct 6th, 2016

BREAST CANCER SELF-EXAMINATION SAVE LIVES As you will undoubtedly know, from the influx of pink ribbons on everything from football players’ uniforms to milk cartons, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This month is set aside to call attention and raise funds for research into breast cancer causes, prevention, and...

IS IT PERIMENOPAUSE? Sep 7th, 2016

IS IT PERIMENOPAUSE?Date Published:September 7th, 2016When you are in the midst of yet another perimenopausal hot flash or spotting episode, it’s very tempting to take any advice on the internet regardless of the credibility of the source. It’s understandable that you’d be willing to try anything to rid yourself of...

ZIKA VIRUS PRECAUTIONS Aug 24th, 2016

ZIKA VIRUS PRECAUTIONSWomen to Women is a gynecology clinic located in Hollywood, Florida, which means we are just minutes away from the Miami-Dade county areas of South Beach and Wynwood, where the Zika virus has been known to be spread by mosquitoes. If you are of child-bearing age, or are...

WHEN IS GENETIC TESTING A GOOD IDEA? Jul 30th, 2016

WHEN IS GENETIC TESTING A GOOD IDEA?If you are currently pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, you may wonder if there is any reason you and your partner should undergo genetic testing to make sure the baby won’t be predisposed to any genetic disorders. There are many difficult genetic disorders and...

GETTING PREGNANT AFTER USING BIRTH CONTROL Jul 22nd, 2016

GETTING PREGNANT AFTER USING BIRTH CONTROLHaving access to birth control that is healthy and reversible is nothing short of a modern medical miracle. Being able to choose the right time for you and your family to add a new life is a great thing. The timing is different for every...

GETTING PREGNANT AFTER 40 Jul 15th, 2016

GETTING PREGNANT AFTER 40It used to be that getting pregnant after 40 was an anomaly that caused people to worry that the woman was too old to carry and deliver a healthy baby, let alone live long enough to see them grown, graduated, and down the aisle. But things have...

KEGELS OR SQUATS? WHICH ARE RIGHT FOR YOU? Jun 25th, 2016

KEGELS OR SQUATS? WHICH ARE RIGHT FOR YOU?In our last blog, we focused on the connection between stress incontinence and a weak pelvic floor. The exercise that most women are instructed to do is Kegels. There seems to be another voice in this conversation that we would be wise to...

POSTPARTUM BREASTING FEEDING PLANS Jun 21st, 2016

POSTPARTUM BREASTING FEEDING PLANSAnother topic women often put in their birth plans is getting started with breastfeeding. Women to Women supports a woman’s right to choose how she wants to feed her baby. That being said,  we do love to help a woman who chooses to breastfeed her baby.Breastfeeding After...

STRENGTHENING YOUR PELVIC FLOOR Jun 20th, 2016

STRENGTHENING YOUR PELVIC FLOORYou don’t have to accept incontinence as an inevitable part of growing older. If you are a woman who has had children, one common symptom you could be suffering from is incontinence, but there are things you can do to minimize it. Your gynecologist in Hollywood, FL...

BIRTH PLAN BASICS Jun 14th, 2016

BIRTH PLAN BASICSWomen to Women OB GYN Care wants you to have the best experience possible when you give birth to your child. If you are having your first child, or your seventh, labor experiences can range from easy to complicated. In any labor and delivery, it is important for...

YOUR BIRTH PLAN AND THE UMBILICAL CORD Jun 8th, 2016

YOUR BIRTH PLAN AND THE UMBILICAL CORDWomen to Women OB GYN Care wants you, as a woman facing labor and the delivery of your baby, to feel empowered and as comfortable as possible with what is happening to you, and to your baby.In our last blog, we discussed the usefulness...

HABLAMOS ESPANOL: МЫ ГОВОРИМ ИСПАНСКИЙ Jun 1st, 2016

HABLAMOS ESPANOL: МЫ ГОВОРИМ ИСПАНСКИЙIf you can read either of those headlines you’ll know that we speak, besides English, Spanish and Russian. Women to Women OB GYN Care is a women’s clinic that meets all of a woman’s needs when it comes to reproductive healthcare. One need that often goes...

THE SKINNY ON ENDOMETRIOSIS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO TREAT IT Mar 1st, 2016

THE SKINNY ON ENDOMETRIOSIS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO TREAT ITEndometriosis.  Ask most people about it and not many will be able to tell you what it is.  Some women may and they would be the few that have been diagnosed.  Over 176 million women around the world probably...

WHY ULTRASOUNDS CAN SAVE LIVES Feb 25th, 2016

WHY ULTRASOUNDS CAN SAVE LIVESDate Published:February 25th, 2016Ultrasounds are a common diagnostic tool utilized by medical professionals everywhere. The most commonly thought of use of an ultrasound is for an expecting mother, being able to view her child as it grows in utero. But there are many other uses for...

WHAT IS HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT ME? Feb 10th, 2016

WHAT IS HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS AND HOW DOES IT AFFECT ME?HPV stands for the human papillomavirus. It is a very common virus comprised of over 150 different strains, more than 40 of which are known to affect the human reproductive system. What you need to understand about the human papillomavirus is...

PROS AND CONS OF AN IUD VERSUS BIRTH CONTROL PILLS Jan 30th, 2016

PROS AND CONS OF AN IUD VERSUS BIRTH CONTROL PILLS Can you believe there was time when natural family planning and condoms were the only options for preventing a pregnancy? These days, women and their partners have a plethora of choices, from the very temporary to very permanent. This is...

5 QUESTIONS EVERY PREGNANT WOMAN WANTS TO ASK HER OB/GYN Jan 25th, 2016

5 QUESTIONS EVERY PREGNANT WOMAN WANTS TO ASK HER OB/GYNBeing pregnant, especially the very first time, is quite the adventure. Your body does thing you never expected, and you experience sensations you never imagined. And that’s before the actual delivery even happens! For some reason, many women find it hard...

5 REASONS TO TAKE BIRTH CONTROL EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT SEXUALLY ACTIVE Jan 20th, 2016

5 REASONS TO TAKE BIRTH CONTROL EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT SEXUALLY ACTIVEDate Published:January 20th, 2016In the minds of many people, especially some moms and dads who aren’t quite ready for their daughters to grow up, birth control pills are synonymous with sexual activity. However, it’s important to realize that birth...

THE (MOSTLY) COMPLETE LIST OF BIRTH CONTROL OPTIONS Jan 17th, 2016

THE (MOSTLY) COMPLETE LIST OF BIRTH CONTROL OPTIONSChoosing the right birth control for you is a tough decision. Birth control has brought about a level of control for women and family planning over the last several decades that has never existed in the history of humanity prior.  Knowing all the...

WHAT ARE SIGNS OF AN ABNORMAL PERIOD? Jan 10th, 2016

WHAT ARE SIGNS OF AN ABNORMAL PERIOD?Every girl experiences the start of menstruation at a different age, but most have experienced their first episode of monthly bleeding by the time they’re 12 or 13 years old. Once they’ve begun, most women get periods once a month until the onset of...

3 BENEFITS OF CHOOSING A GYNECOLOGIST WHO IS ALSO AN OBSTETRICIAN Jan 10th, 2016

3 BENEFITS OF CHOOSING A GYNECOLOGIST WHO IS ALSO AN OBSTETRICIAN If you’re a woman who plans on starting a family at some point in the future, it’s important to make smart decisions about who your health care providers are right now. All women should have access to a gynecologist...

HOW OFTEN DO WOMEN REALLY NEED TO SEE A GYNECOLOGIST? Jan 5th, 2016

HOW OFTEN DO WOMEN REALLY NEED TO SEE A GYNECOLOGIST?While regular visits to the gynecologist are the best way to prevent medical issues with your reproductive system, there’s no denying that it can be an uncomfortable experience. Some women dread this annual appointment because of the discomfort experienced during the part of...