The Importance of Pap Smears 2

A Pap smear test is a preventive measure that can detect precancerous or cancerous cervical cells. A yearly Pap smear is performed as part of a regular gynecological exam. A Pap smear involves obtaining cells from the cervix for examination. Cervix cancer […]

Smoking During Pregnancy 22

If your health isn’t enough to make you quit smoking, then the health of your baby should be. Smoking during pregnancy affects you and your baby’s health before, during, and after your baby is born. The nicotine (the addictive substance in cigarettes), […]

Why breastfeeding is important 1

Every woman’s journey to motherhood is different, but one of the first decisions a new mom makes is how to feed her child. When you choose to breastfeed, you make an investment in your baby’s future. Breastfeeding allows you to make the […]

Breast Self-Examination 1

It is appropriate for self-breast examination to begin in the teen years, but by the age of 20, you should perform regular self-breast exams.  A self-breast exam is easy and only takes a few minutes.  The best time to perform breast self-examination […]