Being Pregnant in the Era of COVID

Being Pregnant in the Era of COVID

Being pregnant can be very stressful. Adding COVID-19 to the list can be overwhelming. It’s natural to be worried and curious about how the coronavirus might affect your pregnancy. We are here to provide you with the necessary information to keep you “in the know” during this uncertain time. How Does COVID-19 Affect Pregnant Women? During the SARS and H1N1...

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Tips to Help Get You Through Your Pregnancy

Tips to Help Get You Through Your Pregnancy

During pregnancy, your life will change in ways you may have never thought of before. You must consider the well-being your baby, along with your own. Your body will go through visible physical changes, but you may overlook the mental stresses that come with pregnancy. As a trusted OB/GYN practice in the Central Florida area for over 21 years, Dr. Quinsey...

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Is Breast Density Directly Linked to Breast Cancer?

Is Breast Density Directly Linked to Breast Cancer?

There has been some discussion amongst medical professionals, whether there is a direct correlation between breast density and breast cancer. One should consider everything when it comes to personal health. It is crucial to find and prevent any underlying health issues from becoming life-threatening. However, at this time, evidence is leaning in one direction. What Determines Breast Density? According to Dr. John...

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Painful Sex? It’s More Common than You Think

Painful Sex? It’s More Common than You Think

Painful sex is more common than you may think and has many different causes. In fact, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 3 out of 4 women will experience painful sex in their lifetime. Depending on the cause, it could be a temporary problem or a long term issue. What Causes Painful Sex? There are a...

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The Importance of an Annual Woman’s Wellness Exam

The Importance of an Annual Woman’s Wellness Exam

People today are juggling many responsibilities. Work, family obligations and other factors make it seem like you have no extra time to focus on your health. It’s easy to neglect your health – especially when you are feeling okay.   However, women have unique health needs that should be monitored routinely.  To stay on top of your health, its best to...

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How to Sleep While Pregnant

How to Sleep While Pregnant

Many women find themselves wondering how they should sleep while pregnant. Sleep gets tricky during the third trimester, which is also known as the most sleep challenged stage of pregnancy. As expectant mothers already have a tough time trying to keep up with demanding schedules, most mothers have a hard time trying to stay awake having to deal with the...

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Improving Women’s Digestive Health

Improving Women’s Digestive Health

As women grow older, they find their digestive health patterns change. Eating and drinking the proper supply of nutrients can help the body grow, replace worn-out tissue and provide energy. If your body isn’t receiving the nutrients it needs, it can lead to health problems over time.   Understanding your digestive health will give you the power to change how you...

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Top 5 Mobile Period Trackers

Top 5 Mobile Period Trackers

Most women’s menstrual cycle is 28 days. Normally, the length of a period is 3 to 8 days, averaging 5 days. What is the menstrual cycle? The monthly cycle causes a series of changes in a woman’s body as it prepares for the possibility of fertilization. During this time of the month, a woman’s body sheds the lining of the...

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Is Flying While Pregnant Safe?

Is Flying While Pregnant Safe?

Nearly 50 million Americans are estimated to travel by airline this holiday season. While it may be instinctive to think that you shouldn’t be flying while pregnant, it can be perfectly safe as long as you follow some simple steps and understand your restrictions. The key is preparation. We will explore some of the important items to be aware of...

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Survivorship: Your New Way of Life

Survivorship: Your New Way of Life

Survivor. Survivor is a word that is commonly used to attribute to a person that once had cancer. Not everyone who once had cancer identifies with that word, but there is something inherent about the word survivor that lends itself to support and admiration. That’s why survivorship has become a way of life for many who currently have or once...

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