Sexual & Reproductive Health

How Sex Changes After Menopause

With no need to worry about getting your period, becoming pregnant or being walked in on by your […]

What Really Helps You Bounce Back After Pregnancy

Motherhood changes you inside and out. After having a baby, your clothing size, breast shape, hip width and […]

Keep the Spark Alive in Your Marriage

Staying up late scrolling social media to avoid intimacy with your partner or, worse, pretending to be asleep, […]

Think You Can’t Breastfeed After Implants? Think Again

Johns Hopkins expert Gedge Rosson, M.D. debunks the myth surrounding breastfeeding after breast surgery. Myth: Women cannot breastfeed […]

If You Feel Something, Say Something: Preventing and Detecting Gynecologic Cancers

For many years, gynecologic cancers have held an erroneous reputation for being “silent” — the types of cancer that are […]

High-Risk Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Many conditions affecting a mother or her baby before, during or after pregnancy can designate a pregnancy as […]

Twin Pregnancy: Answers from an Expert

Having twins doesn’t mean you need double of everything. Discover what nutrition, medical care and support is needed […]

7 Things You Should Always Discuss with Your Gynecologist

Talking to your gynecologist about odors, growths or sexual health may seem embarrassing, but it can be vitally […]

3 Myths About Exercise and Pregnancy

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do during pregnancy. Learn the truth about safely […]

Did I just have a hot flash? I’m 44!

A Johns Hopkins gynecologist shares tips on managing these heat spikes to lessen their impact on your daily […]

Preventing and Treating Birth Defects: What You Need to Know

Birth defects are far more common than people realize, affecting one in every 33 babies born in the […]

My Pap Test Was Abnormal: Now What?

Nobody loves getting a Pap test, also known as a Pap smear. The stirrups, the cold speculum, that feeling […]

What Causes Painful Sex?

It should be one of life’s most basic pleasures. But for some women, sex can be painful. What […]

Low Sex Drive — Could It Be a Sign of Depression?

You’re busy, you’re tired, you’re stressed, and you’re definitely not in the mood. We all have days like […]

How Does Menopause Affect My Sleep?

Our moms and grandmothers called it the “change of life” — that dreaded age of hot flashes and […]

Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a magical time in many ways, but your sleep schedule during these nine months might be […]

4 Common Pregnancy Complications

When you find out you’re pregnant, your thoughts and emotions may go into overdrive. You might be as […]

Fertility and Cancer: What Are Your Options?

Cancer is a frightening diagnosis no matter what your age. It’s especially hard during the reproductive years, when […]

Period Pain: Could It Be Endometriosis?

No woman looks forward to “that time of the month.” Most of us deal with mood swings, bloating […]

Postpartum Mood Disorders: What New Moms Need to Know

Bringing a baby home is supposed to be one of the most joyful times in a woman’s life, […]

HPV: 5 Things All Women Should Know

Few people work with the goal of putting themselves out of business, but that’s exactly what Connie Trimble, M.D., […]

Antidepressants and Pregnancy: Tips from an Expert

Most pregnant women want to do everything right for their baby, including eating right, exercising regularly and getting […]

Virus del Zika: Responde la especialista en Medicina Materno-Fetal Jeanne Sheffield

A medida que el virus del Zika adquiere mayor relevancia a través de las Américas, se han ido […]

Zika Virus: Answers from Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Jeanne Sheffield

As the Zika virus becomes more prominent throughout the Americas, awareness and prevention efforts are increasing for expectant […]

Breastfeeding 101: Q&A with Lactation Expert Nadine Rosenblum

If you are a mom-to-be, you’re probably busy planning for the arrival of your baby. When it comes […]