Previa, Accreta, Abruption, Oh My!: Understanding Problems with the Placenta in Pregnancy

The placenta was traditionally called the ‘afterbirth’, and today it’s a bit of an afterthought. While you’re staring in awe at your new baby, you’ll likely be paying scant attention to our midwife or obstetrician diligently delivering your placenta. However, the placenta plays a critical role in the development of your baby, allowing you to…

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What is Vaginitis?

Vaginitis is the medical term for inflammation and irritation of the vagina, often associated with vaginal itching, pain and discharge. It is easy to find these symptoms embarrassing, and to feel like you’re all alone. However, despite the fact that women tend not to talk about them, vaginal infections are very common, accounting for more…

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