Blog Archive

Living With Endometriosis Sep 1st, 2019

Endometriosis is a progressive disease without a cure. It can cause unyielding and debilitating pain, as well as severe inflammation. To live with endometriosis, it’s important to focus on symptom management and pain relief.  At New England Women’s Healthcare, our dedicated team of providers will work closely with you to...

What Constitutes a High-Risk Pregnancy? Aug 2nd, 2019

While pregnancy can be one of the happiest and most exciting times of your life, it's important to remember that all pregnancies come with risks for you and your unborn baby. For example, carrying twins, triplets, or more, can put you in the high-risk category. Being classified as high-risk doesn't...

What to Consider Before Choosing Permanent Birth Control Jul 17th, 2019

There are many things to consider before choosing a form of permanent birth control. Currently, there are two methods of permanent contraception: Female sterilization and male sterilization. Female sterilization is often referred to as tubal ligation. Male sterilization is simply known as a vasectomy. As the name suggests, permanent birth...

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Improve Your Odds of Getting Pregnant Jun 3rd, 2019

So you’ve decided to begin or grow your family, and you and your partner are becoming concerned and a little impatient with the amount of time it’s taking to conceive. For about half of the couples who are trying, pregnancy occurs within six months. But for some, it can take...

Are Your Menopause Symptoms Slowing You Down? 5 Helpful Tips to Help You Manage May 30th, 2019

We at New England Women’s Healthcare understand that menopause is a huge milestone in the lives of many women. This time in your life indicates the end of your childbearing years. At this point, your body will stop menstruating, and you will no longer release eggs. The age it begins...

The Importance of Not Skipping Your Breast Exams Apr 30th, 2019

You’re diligent about the more mundane appointments in your life, from your oil changes to your children’s piano lessons. You should be equally as mindful about your regular breast exams, especially if you consider that 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer. We know that...

What Every Woman Should Know About HPV Mar 29th, 2019

HPV, or the human papillomavirus, is a very common virus in the adult population. Experts say about 80% of adults who are sexually active will contract it at some time during their lives. There are about 100 types of HPV; some are introduced through sexual contact. HPV and cervical cancer...