Library

Library

Our physicians share their expertise on several conditions and treatments. New articles on a wide variety of topics are added regularly.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

What is it?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are a group of infections that are spread through sexual intercourse. While they are… Read More ›

Rh Factor Disease

Rh Factor Disease

If you are Rh-negative, you may develop antibodies to a baby that is Rh-positive. (link to Rh factor topic) This is called sensitization and your… Read More ›

Bone Mineral Density Test

Bone Mineral Density Test

What is it?
As we age, our bones become weaker, less dense and more fragile. A condition called osteoporosis may eventually develop. People with osteoporosis are… Read More ›

Chorionic Villus Sampling

Chorionic Villus Sampling

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a procedure done early in pregnancy in order to test for certain conditions.  A CVS can tell whether a baby… Read More ›

Fetal Movement Counting or Kick Counts

Fetal Movement Counting or Kick Counts

One of the best ways to be reassured that your baby is feeling well is to keep track of its movements.
What is fetal movement or… Read More ›

Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). More than 80 percent of American women are infected with HPV at… Read More ›

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

What is it?
Pelvic organ prolapse is when the bladder, uterus and/or rectum start pushing into a women’s vagina. This can cause bulging of the vaginal… Read More ›

Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chronic Pelvic Pain

What is it?
Chronic pelvic pain is pain in the area between your hips and below your belly button that lasts 6 months or longer. Approximately… Read More ›