Metro OBGYN Team

Metro OBGYN Team
Metro OBGYN is an independently owned practice that provides compassionate, convenient care across the spectrum of women's health services.

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Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Pregnancy and Dessert

Jun 5, 2019 7:34:09 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy

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Summer is almost here, which means picnics, backyard cookouts, and get-togethers with family and friends. These gatherings will most likely include plenty of tasty food and sweet treats—from ice cream and popsicles to delicious cakes and candy that can leave us feeling happy and content after a meal.

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During Pregnancy

May 28, 2019 8:24:26 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy, Women's Issues

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Among all the excitement that comes with being pregnant and preparing to welcome your child into the world, there are also a lot of challenges and stressors to overcome during pregnancy.

For some, the lack of control or readiness both during pregnancy and after provides a great amount of stress. There are also numerous physical side effects, body changes, and hormone changes that many have trouble coping with.

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How Your Ankle is Connected to Your Pelvic Muscles

May 21, 2019 8:14:32 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Health Services, Women's Issues

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Did you know that your ankle bone isn’t just connected to your leg bone? It also plays a role in connection to your pelvic floor muscles (PFM). However, while the ankle bones aren’t directly connected to the pelvic floor, it does influence the function of the pelvic floor muscles.

In our blog, we’ll explore how your ankle and surrounding nerves affect your pelvic floor muscles and how nerve therapy can help alleviate symptoms of pelvic floor disorders.

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How Obesity Can Affect Your Pelvic Floor

May 14, 2019 9:42:49 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team

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Did you know that having a healthy weight can impact your pelvic floor function?

As obesity increases in America, researchers are now finding that pelvic floor disorders (PFD) such as urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse are increasing as well. 

So, how does obesity correlate to the function of the pelvic floor? Read on to learn how excess body weight can contribute to the development of pelvic floor disorders.

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Pregnancy After 35: Age and Fertility

May 7, 2019 7:37:03 AM / by Metro OBGYN Team posted in Pregnancy

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Did you know that as women age, fertility starts to drop?

Today, many women are now waiting until their 30s to conceive. While the timing of when to start a family is a personal decision, as women age, it can become more difficult to conceive and pregnancy may be considered high risk.

When deciding to have children in your mid-30s or later, it’s essential to understand how age affects your fertility and what medical technologies and treatments can do to help.

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