• How can people speed up dilation?
    Posted on 17th August 2018 at 5:00 pm

    When the cervix dilates to a certain extent, this is one sign that a baby is ready to be born. Dilation is usually gradual, and there are many ways to encourage it, including sexual stimulation, laughing, and using an exercise ball. In this article, learn how to promote dilation before and during labor. […]

  • Can a person get pregnant while taking the pill?
    Posted on 17th August 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Birth control pills are generally very effective when a person takes them correctly and consistently. However, some things can reduce the pill’s effectiveness and increase the risk of unintended pregnancy, including missing pill days, vomiting, and taking certain medications. Learn more here. […]

  • Can I take Plan B on the pill?
    Posted on 16th August 2018 at 1:00 pm

    It is essential that people keep taking birth control pills even if they use the Plan B emergency contraception pill. This will help prevent unwanted pregnancy. There may be side effects of taking both pills due to the increase in hormones, but combining them will not impact on their effectiveness. Learn more here. […]

  • What to do about vaginal cysts, sores, and bumps
    Posted on 15th August 2018 at 6:00 pm

    A lump or bump on the vagina may have a variety of causes. Causes can include cysts, warts, polyps, and, rarely, vaginal cancer. Treatment depends on the cause and may involve medication, lifestyle and hygiene changes, or even surgery. Learn more about the causes and treatment options of lumps on the vagina here. […]

  • Ten tips to prevent stretch marks
    Posted on 15th August 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Rapid weight or muscle gain, growth spurts, and pregnancy can all cause stretch marks. Genetics may also be a contributing factor. These lines are not harmful to health, but some people dislike their appearance. In this article, learn about ways to help prevent stretch marks and keep the skin looking supple and smooth. […]

  • What happens at each stage of breast cancer?
    Posted on 15th August 2018 at 10:00 am

    There are multiple stages of breast cancer, ranging from 0–4. Each has it’s own particular set of symptoms and treatment possibilities. There are treatment options for each stage with varying outlooks for success depending on the stage and person. The earlier the stage, the more likely treatment will be successful. […]