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Vaccinations During Pregnancy: A Guide

admin Pregnancy, Vaccine, Women's Health

Vaccines provide an incredible amount of protection from diseases by causing your body to make antibodies against viruses and bacteria, but are they safe for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their baby? The benefit of vaccines for women and babies during pregnancy, in particular, varies depending on the vaccine. Let’s take a look at the differences and which vaccines may …

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Understanding the HPV Vaccine

admin Vaccine, Women's Health

When parents take their middle school child to the doctor, many are surprised when their provider recommends the HPV vaccine for their child. After all, isn’t the HPV vaccine for those who are sexually active? Yes, and no! The HPV vaccine is a preventative vaccine that prepares your child’s body to fight off HPV if they become exposed or infected …

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What Are The Best Treatments for Infertility?

admin Infertility Treatments, Women's Health

According to the National Institute of Health, one in eight couples has difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant. This can cause emotional distress, relationship tension, and health irregularities. But there’s hope! Thanks to modern medicine, infertility is not always the end of a woman’s reproductive journey. There are more effective and safe infertility treatment options than ever, from medication to …

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Age and Fertility: What to Know

admin Fertility, Women's Health

It’s no secret that fertility decreases with age for both women and men. There are changes that take place in our bodies that affect our ability to reproduce as we grow older. Now, there are many factors at play for men and women around fertility, and there are some common myths and points of misinformation involving this topic. We want …

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Can a Woman Get Pregnant After Menopause?

admin Fertility, Menopause, Perimenopause, Pregnancy, Women's Health

Night sweats, hot flashes, mood, skin and body changes, spotting, irregular menstrual periods or no menstrual periods–is it menopause or perimenopause, pregnancy, or something else? When our bodies are showing signs of change or we’re having abnormal symptoms of things we can’t fully explain, we start making guesses as to what may be happening.  Perimenopausal changes can start in your late …

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STD Symptoms and Detection Timeline

admin STD, STI, Women's Health

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) should never be underestimated, but we understand that it can be hard not to underestimate something you don’t understand. Most women and men don’t feel comfortable discussing STDs, especially the possibility of them having one. It’s a sensitive subject.  At OGA, we want to empower you with the knowledge you need to make healthy decisions for …