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
gynecological care in Chicago IL
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
What Should I Expect During A Pap Smear?
Getting a Pap smear is an integral part of maintaining every woman’s health. It only takes a few minutes every three years and helps detect and curb cervical cancer. If you’re getting a Pap smear for the first time, you might be understandably nervous. That’s completely normal, but knowing what to expect can give youRead More
Everything You Need to Know about IUD Insertions
An Intrauterine Device (IUD) is a very small T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. It is a highly effective, long-term, yet reversible, type of birth control. How Does an IUD Work? An IUD is a very small, flexible, plastic device in the shape of a T that is inserted intoRead More
Are You Pregnant? A Guide to Prenatal Care
Prenatal care, by definition, is the medical care a woman receives during her pregnancy. To us here at Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology, however, prenatal care is more than merely delivering standard medical care. We take it as an opportunity to partake in our patients’ joyful anticipation and to live up to our commitment to deliveringRead More
What to Expect After an IUD Insertion
An intrauterine device (IUD) is a T-shaped contraceptive that is inserted into the uterus by an OB/GYN (obstetrician/gynecologist). You may be familiar with Mirena, Kyleena, or Skyla, which are hormonal IUDs, meaning they release progesterone to help prevent pregnancy for up to five years. A hormone-free IUD brand is Paragard, which is wrapped in copperRead More
High-Risk Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
Discovering you are pregnant is one of the most exciting events in a woman’s life. However, if you have been diagnosed with a high-risk pregnancy, it can also be worrisome and stressful. Simply put, a pregnancy is considered high-risk when there is a considerable threat of health problems to a woman or her unborn babyRead More