Although the vast majority of women today experience a healthy and uneventful pregnancy, as many as 8 percent of all pregnancies come with high-risk complications due to medical conditions related to the mother’s health or that of her baby. If yours is considered a high-risk pregnancy by your doctor, it means that you or yourRead More
15 GUIDELINES TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOUR IUD INSERTION
If you are sexually active but not ready to start a family, there are numerous options for birth control. One of the most effective is an intrauterine device (IUD) that is placed inside the uterus in a quick procedure done in your doctor’s office or at a clinic. Once inserted, an IUD can protect youRead More
What to Consider Before Deciding to Get Birth Control or Take a Break
Many women face the question, “Should I use birth control?” Or, if you have been using birth control for a while, you also may wonder if you should take a break from it. Let’s discuss what to consider regarding beginning or stopping contraception and where you can go in for outstanding OB/GYN care. TheRead More
Essure Removal: What to Expect and How It Works
The Essure coil has been a popular, effective, and permanent birth control method for women. FDA-approved in 2002, Essure’s safety has come into question. In 2018, the manufacturer took the device off the market, and many women have pursued Essure removal. Let’s discuss the details of this surgical procedure and how your gynecologist inRead More
What Happens During Essure Birth Control Removal?
The Essure coil is a permanently installed female birth control device. In 2019, Bayer Pharmaceutical withdrew Essure birth control coils from the market due to the severe injuries caused by the metal implant. Still, many women have these devices in place. Let’s talk about Essure birth control removal and where you can find the bestRead More
What Are the Most Effective Birth Controls?
Women who wish to plan their pregnancies or limit their family size have various birth control options. However, it’s important to know which methods are most effective and which one is best for you to avoid any complications in the future. Let’s talk about some of the most effective birth controls, their uses, and whereRead More
Common Complications Associated with High-Risk Pregnancy
According to reports, approximately 50,000 American women experience severe complications during pregnancy. This sheer prevalence makes high-risk pregnancies an alarming situation, especially for Black women, in which mortality rate is higher compared to White women. While it’s true that all pregnancies carry some risks, a high-risk pregnancy carries a higher risk (about 25%) of healthRead More
Reasons to Visit a Women’s Health Center
Women’s health problems are often swept under the rug until they become serious as women are too focused on the health care of their partner and children while neglecting their own health needs. Women represent the cornerstone of a family’s overall health which means a healthy woman can lead to improved health for children andRead More
WHAT IS A MIDWIFE?
To many people, the term “midwife” conjures images of matronly maternity caregivers of a bygone era who assisted women in giving birth. That’s probably because midwifery was a common practice for centuries until the modern era. Today, more than 90 percent of pregnant women choose an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) or other physician to deliver their babies.Read More
ILLINOIS’ CHOICE FOR THEIR TRUSTED OB CLINIC
As an expecting mother, you want only the best care for yourself and your baby. That’s why so many women in the greater Chicago, Illinois, area trust Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology for their obstetric needs. We have been taking care of women’s health care needs in all stages of life for years and have establishedRead More