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Pregnancy Symptoms You Haven’t Heard Of

Pregnancy symptoms are not one-fits-all. In fact, pregnancy symptoms hardly will ever look the same from woman to woman. Some women begin to experience pregnancy symptoms as early as 2-3 weeks, while others may experience little to no symptoms throughout their pregnancy. Either way, there are a host of pregnancy symptoms that, although bizarre, are … Continue reading Pregnancy Symptoms You Haven’t Heard Of

Understanding The Fertility Journey

The body works in magical yet mysterious ways. The phases of the fertility journey can often be confusing, from understanding the timing and length of your menstrual cycle to what changes can happen during the different stages of your cycle. Learning the ins and outs of the fertility journey is an important first step in … Continue reading Understanding The Fertility Journey

Pregnant this Summer? Here are 8 Ways to Beat the Heat

Summertime is officially here, and while this season brings tons of fun in the sun for many, it can create some discomfort for those who are pregnant this summer. Taking care of yourself while pregnant can be a challenge in and of itself, but powerful UV rays and hot temperatures can create an even higher … Continue reading Pregnant this Summer? Here are 8 Ways to Beat the Heat

Menopause Management: Hot Weather Edition

June is the month where spring gives way to summer, and with the longer days come warmer temperatures and stronger UV rays. While many look forward to the summer season, for women experiencing menopause, the heat and humidity can trigger or worsen hot flashes and can complicate existing menopause management techniques. Over 80% of middle-aged … Continue reading Menopause Management: Hot Weather Edition

A Quick Guide to Birth Control for Women

At Raleigh OB/GYN Centre, we believe that patient education is an invaluable tool, and this education includes providing information about the various birth control options available. It can be overwhelming when selecting a contraceptive option, so we wanted to give you a quick guide to birth control that summarizes some of the most popular methods. … Continue reading A Quick Guide to Birth Control for Women

5 Tips for Better Sleep

There’s no doubt that sleep is one of the main foundations of health and wellness, which is why if you’ve been tossing and turning, it’s time to pay attention to some tips for better sleep. Our mood, energy levels, immunity, and overall health depends on regular, high-quality sleep. Not getting enough sleep puts us at … Continue reading 5 Tips for Better Sleep

A Woman’s Guide to Cancer Screenings

Cancer is a health condition that impacts almost everyone in some way or another during their lifetime. For women, certain forms of cancer are more common. It can be challenging to understand each one. A general guide to cancer screenings is an excellent resource for staying on top of your health.  A Guide To Cancer … Continue reading A Woman’s Guide to Cancer Screenings

Differences Between a Midwife and OB/GYN

Raleigh OB/GYN Centre often works closely with midwives of City of Oaks Midwifery. Some people aren’t very familiar with midwives and what they do, so we wanted to highlight the key differences between a midwife and an obstetrician. Education Perhaps the most notable difference, midwives and OB/GYNs complete different levels of medical training. An OB/GYN … Continue reading Differences Between a Midwife and OB/GYN

Is Permanent Birth Control Right for You?

From pills to implants and everything in between, there are a wide variety of birth control options available. However, most methods are temporary – meaning you can start or discontinue use at any time. Permanent birth control may be the better solution for women who know they do not want to have children or are … Continue reading Is Permanent Birth Control Right for You?

8 Healthy Habits for the New Year

January will be here before you know it. Many women like to use this time to set goals for self-improvement in mental and physical health. To start down the path towards a healthier and happier you, follow these healthy habits for the new year. 1. Get Active  According to the American Heart Association, only one … Continue reading 8 Healthy Habits for the New Year