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Morning Sickness: What to Expect & How to Treat It

What is Morning Sickness? Morning sickness is a common condition that occurs in approximately 70% of pregnancies and typically starts around the 6-week mark. It can last for weeks or months depending on the person, but the symptoms usually subside around the second trimester. Although it’s called “morning” sickness, women can experience these symptoms [...]

By |2022-09-06T14:34:50+00:00September 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

What Is a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)? Urinary Tract Infections, commonly referred to as UTIs, can affect any part of the urinary system, such as the kidneys, bladder, or urethra. Although men can experience them, they are more common in women. In fact, 50%-60% of women will experience a UTI at some point in their lifetime. [...]

By |2022-08-09T12:54:57+00:00August 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Infertility Awareness Week

April 25 begins Infertility Awareness Week this year. Nearly 20% of heterosexual women between the ages of 15 and 49 with no prior births are unable to get pregnant after a year of trying. Infertility affects people of all genders and can be a devastating struggle for those hoping to [...]

By |2022-04-07T15:04:35+00:00April 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Navigating Menopause

Navigating the 3 Stages of Menopause  Our expertise in the female journey doesn’t end after the reproductive years. We also specialize in treating patients in menopause, the stage of life that begins 12 months after a person’s last menstrual period. These post-reproductive years are the point during which the ovaries stop producing progesterone and [...]

By |2022-03-28T13:37:10+00:00March 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Midwife VS. OB/GYN

Everything to Know About Using a Midwife vs. an OB/Gyn  Expectant mothers are faced with a litany of choices concerning the health of themselves and their baby. One of the most crucial decisions is whether to choose care with a midwife, an OB/Gyn, or both to deliver your future child. There are benefits to [...]

By |2022-03-01T14:03:32+00:00March 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Guide to Personal Hygiene Products

Personal hygiene is essential for keeping every part of your body clean and healthy. Your health is dependent on many factors: nutrition and diet, physical activity, physical health, personal hygiene, and more. Staying healthy requires being kind to yourself and taking care of your body. At Connecticut Coastal OB/Gyn, your health is our number [...]

By |2021-12-21T13:45:28+00:00December 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Benefits of Prenatal Vitamins

Nearly 1 in every 33 babies is born with a birth defect. Although not all birth defects are preventable, a woman can take steps to increase her chances of having a healthy baby. Taking a prenatal vitamin for example, ensures you’re getting the right amount of vitamins and nutrients before and during pregnancy— ultimately [...]

By |2021-12-21T13:45:20+00:00December 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Side Effects of Birth Control

Common Side Effects of Hormonal Birth Control Pills Are you thinking of switching birth control or trying a new birth control method? Combination birth control pills, commonly known as “the pill” are a daily medication that contains 2 hormones (estrogen and progestin) to prevent pregnancy. Combination birth control pills are a highly effective way [...]

By |2021-10-28T16:49:50+00:00October 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments