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Why Is My Period Late? 5 Possible Causes from a Ridgewood Gynecologist

Unless you and your partner are actively trying to conceive, a late period may be cause for concern. Your first thought may be an unplanned pregnancy, but the reality is there are dozens of possible reasons for irregular menstruation. […]

By | 2017-09-15T14:03:36+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

5 Surprising Effects of Pregnancy on the Body

Stretch marks, tender breasts, and swollen feet are just three effects that pregnancy can have on a woman’s body. Most moms-to-be are aware of these particular effects and prepare for them, but what about the dozens of others that no one discusses? […]

By | 2017-09-14T18:09:55+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

How Soon after Conception Can I Take a Pregnancy Test?

If you and your partner are trying to conceive, you may feel inclined to take pregnancy tests fairly frequently. Waiting to learn if you are pregnant can be both exciting and nerve-racking, and it is natural to want to know as soon as possible. If you take a home pregnancy test too soon after conceiving, [...]

By | 2017-09-06T20:08:28+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Why Does It Hurt During Sex?

Painful intercourse can be troublesome from both a physiological perspective and a psychological one. If sex has suddenly become uncomfortable for you, you may be suffering from a medical condition that requires treatment. And if the lack of intimacy is affecting your relationship, you’re probably suffering on an emotional level, as well. […]

By | 2017-09-06T20:08:28+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

How to Prevent Infertility from Hurting Your Relationship

Coping with infertility can be emotionally draining, and even though couples go through it together, men and women often take different approaches to dealing with the trauma. This can lead to anger and resentment from both parties. According to research cited by, struggling to conceive can make a relationship more stressful and tense. [...]

By | 2017-09-06T20:08:28+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Are You Looking for a Gynecologist in Wayne?

Visiting a gynecologist annually for well-woman exams is an important part of maintaining your overall health. And if you’re pregnant, trying to conceive, or suffering from any number of conditions that affect your reproductive health, you will need to visit your doctor much more often than once a year. […]

By | 2017-09-06T20:08:29+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

How Long Should I Try to Conceive Before Visiting an OBGYN in Ridgewood?

If you and your partner have been trying to conceive for a few months but you have not gotten pregnant yet, it is natural to have concerns about your reproductive health. Each month, there is only a small window of time in which a woman can conceive, though, so if you do not get pregnant [...]

By | 2017-09-06T20:08:29+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What Are the Most Effective Forms of Birth Control?

Unless you are actively trying to conceive, you and your partner probably use at least one form of birth control in order to prevent pregnancy. You may think your current method works just fine, but when was the last time you assessed your choice of contraception and how it affects your lifestyle […]

By | 2017-09-06T20:08:29+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments