State by State Abortion Restrictions

Abortion Clinic in Rochester, NY

Abortion has been a touchy subject throughout much of the world for centuries. But although there have always been times and places where the procedure is illegal, it hasn’t stopped women from terminating unplanned or unwanted pregnancies. If history has taught us anything about abortion restrictions, it is that they do not stop women from… Read more »

Abnormal Pap Smear? Here’s What You Need to Know

Gynecology Services in Rochester NY

You just went in for your annual gynecology appointment. The doctor said your pelvic exam looked good, took a quick swab to send off for the usual testing, and now you’re good to go until next year. But a few days later, you get a call from your gynecologist’s office and someone is telling you… Read more »

STIs in America: Get the Facts

STD/STI Testing in Rochester, NY

Our knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases and infections has expanded exponentially over the last few decades. Advances in research and technology have helped us make strides in better understanding, preventing, and treating a wide range of the surprisingly common viruses and infections in this category. Thanks to increased availability in reliable STD and STI testing… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Vaginal Itching

OBGYN Practice in Rochester, NY

Vaginal itching—no woman likes to talk about it and, even more so, no woman likes to experience it. The uncomfortable sensation can range from mild and brief to severe and persistent. Despite any conclusions you may jump to though, it is usually not cause for major concern. In fact, almost every woman will experience vaginal… Read more »

5 Causes of Birth Control Pill Failure to Be Aware Of

Birth Control Pills in Rochester, NY

When used perfectly, the birth control pill is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. Even the typical success rate, factoring in women who don’t always use it flawlessly, is 91%. That’s an average of only 9 in 100 women who get pregnant each year while using the pill. Especially considering how convenient and safe birth control… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Feminine Hygiene

Women's Wellness Services in Rochester, NY

We all learn the rules of basic hygiene while growing up: wash your hands after using the bathroom, put on deodorant every morning, wear a fresh pair of underwear every day, and so on and so forth. On top of these normal cleanliness practices, women also need to learn the specifics of feminine hygiene as… Read more »

What’s the Deal with Menstrual Cups?

Women's Healthcare & Abortion Clinic in Rochester, NY

For a long time, the only choices most women have known when it comes to menstrual products have been pads and tampons. Over the past few years, however, other alternative options have emerged more prominently and become more widely used. One of the most popular of these alternatives is the menstrual cup. Although many women… Read more »

An FAQ On Ovarian Cysts

Women's Specialty Gynecological Services in Rochester, NY

Most women have heard of or know someone who has experience with ovarian cysts. They’re usually associated with pain or other reproductive issues, such as endometriosis or polycystic ovary syndrome, which clouds them in a lot of misunderstanding. The truth is, ovarian cysts are very common and more often than not, undetectable and harmless! What… Read more »

Why You Should Be Tracking Your Menstrual Cycle

Women's Healthcare Services in Rochester, NY

For a lot of women, the monthly cramps, fatigue, mood changes, and other disruptions associated with menstruation is a reality they’ve been used to since adolescence. If your period is largely regular and manageable, you probably don’t think twice about it until the cramping and spotting remind you that it’s once again that inconvenient time… Read more »

Your Women’s Wellness Care Checklist

Women's Wellness Services in Rochester, NY

Taking the proper measures to protect your health and wellness is an essential ongoing aspect of living a long, quality life. The specifics of what caring for your health entails will depend on a lot of factors, including your age, family history, preexisting conditions, gender, and lifestyle. As a clinic dedicated to providing expert, compassionate… Read more »