reproductive health

Who Is at Risk for Uterine Fibroids?

Who is at risk for uterine fibroids? Keep reading to find out all you need to know. What are Uterine Fibroids? Uterine fibroids are growths made up of the muscle and connective tissue from the uterus wall. Fibroids can grow as a single (one growth) or in a cluster....

Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist Before Your Wedding

You’ve spent months getting ready for the big day. Amongst the to-do lists should be a trip to your gynecologist. There are some important questions to ask your gynecologist before the nuptials. Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist Before the Big Day Whether you’ve been...

What Are the Signs I’m Starting Menopause?

Are you headed for menopause? Keep reading to learn the stages and signs menopause is starting. Stages and Signs Menopause is Starting Just as puberty is marked as the start of your first period, menopause is the milestone of your last period. The time frame is...

My Birth Control Makes Me Feel Crappy: What Can I Do?

Birth control shouldn’t make you feel sick or uncomfortable. Thankfully, there are many different types of hormonal birth control, so you have options. If you have side effects after using the pill for three months, talk with your health care provider about trying...

How Do I Know If I’m Ready to Have a Baby?

As a couple or single, having a baby is a life-changing decision. For some, it's a surprise; for others, it's a planned event. How do you know if you're ready to have a baby? Can you be sure that you are? 5 Signs That You May Be Ready to Have a Baby Do you see babies...

Pregnancy Spacing Risks and Benefits. A Key to Family Planning

Pregnancy spacing is the time from one baby’s birth until the next pregnancy. Understanding the risks and benefits associated with timing your pregnancies too close together or too far apart can help you make an informed decision about when to grow your family. Why Is...

Fertility News in Obstetrics: Let’s Get Pregnant

What are the chances of getting pregnant the first time trying? Some women get pregnant within the first month, but this is not always the case. Conception in the first month occurs for about 30% of women attempting pregnancy. Getting pregnant for others can take up...

Get to Know Dr. Darrin Cunningham

Dr. Darrin Cunningham completed his medical degree at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991, subsequently completing an Obstetrics & Gynecologic Surgery internship and residency in 1996 at Hillcrest Health Center in Oklahoma City,...

Symptoms of Miscarriage and Risks You Need to Know

Pregnancy can be an exciting time, yet because miscarriage is common, it helps to be informed about the symptoms and risks, in the unfortunate event that you find yourself or someone you know experience. Miscarriage is the most common type of pregnancy loss, according...

Do You Know Enough About Ovarian Cancer?

Ovarian cancer is more treatable, and possibly curable, in its early stages. A recent study by the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition asked 1,531 women diagnosed with the disease to share their experience before and after diagnosis. Yet in all 44 countries surveyed, very...

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