Back Pain and Pregnancy

At Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. we understand that women experience very specific discomforts in their changing bodies throughout pregnancy. One of the most common complaints during pregnancy is the back pain that is associated with the every growing abdomen. It is obviously necessary for women to gain weight and for their abdomens to expand as … Read More

Abnormal Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge is a common complaint among women, and it is one of the most common reasons why women make an appointment with their gynecologist. From an overabundance of vaginal discharge to a foul smell, vaginitis symptoms cause many women to worry. Yet, when is vaginal discharge considered abnormal or as a cause to worry? … Read More

Summer Heat and Pregnancy

July is here, and with July and August come extremely hot and humid temperatures throughout the state of Georgia. Heat intolerance is common for pregnant women, and as women get further along into their pregnancy, their intolerance for heat increases. In fact, pregnant women are more susceptible to heat stroke and exhaustion because they must … Read More

Rh Factor

Finding out that you are expecting is an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. Understanding that you are responsible for a new life growing inside your body can feel like an overwhelming responsibility, yet at the same time, it is exciting to think about what the future holds. It is important that you visit your OB-GYN soon … Read More

Internal Ultrasound

While ultrasound imaging is used to create pictures of the inside of the body, it is often necessary to use a transvaginal ultrasound to examine the female reproductive organs. This type of internal ultrasound allows doctors to view the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, and vagina in a more detailed manner. A doctor or technician … Read More

Hydrothermal Ablation

Excessive uterine bleeding can put a huge damper on any woman’s life, whether she is on her menstrual cycle or it is experienced at other times during the month. Heavy bleeding can cause physical and emotional strains on a woman’s entire body, and having to deal with it month after month can be downright miserable. … Read More

Painful Intercourse

Many women suffer from painful intercourse, yet, for one reason or another, they do not talk with their doctors about this issue. Painful intercourse is a topic of concern that needs to be discussed with your doctor, and at Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. we are here to provide the highest standard in women’s health care … Read More

Post-Menopausal Bleeding

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when she stops all vaginal bleeding. Once a woman has gone more than one year without bleeding, she has completed menopause and should not have any further menstrual bleeding. Even the smallest amount of bleeding is considered to be abnormal. It is extremely important that any woman … Read More

Age and Conception

Many women are waiting longer to start a family these days due to taking time to establish their careers, to travel, to enjoy time to themselves. This is putting them at older ages for when they begin thinking of having children. While this is understandable, age does have a direct effect on a woman’s fertility. … Read More

Alcohol and Pregnancy Do Not Go Together

According to the Center for Disease Control, the U.S. Surgeon General, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, “There is no known safe amount of alcohol to drink while pregnant. There is also no safe time during pregnancy to drink and no safe kind of alcohol.” For those who enjoy consuming an alcoholic beverage on occasion … Read More