Archive for April, 2013

Valuing Yourself

How many of us are more generous with our compliments to other than we are to ourselves? How many mothers put their family’s needs first, to the extent that they let themselves go, or forget who they are as individuals? The answer: unfortunately, a lot. It’s difficult to juggle numerous obligations–between taking care of work, […]

Hysterectomy: One of many treatment options

Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure during which a woman’s uterus is removed, and in the past has been used as a first-line treatment for a wide variety of gynecological issues, including cancer (cervical, uterine, ovarian), fibroids, heaving menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, and pelvic pain. However, in the 21st century, hysterectomy has become just one of many […]

Unplanned Pregnancy

Pregnancy, whether planned or not, yields major life changes for women. While a new baby can bring tremendous joy, they also bring stress, as young children require a lot of care. This stress is often felt most among women who experienced a surprise pregnancy and do not have a stable romantic partner, as all the […]