A Successful Pregnancy After an Abortion

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The decision to have an abortion is never an easy decision, and whether a woman knows this at the time or not, the choice will follow her for the rest of her life. Many women choose to have an abortion on their own, while many others find that their own lives are dependent upon the … Read More

Hysteroscopy

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A woman’s body is a complicated machine that is made up of many intricate details, especially inside the female reproductive system. When there are issues that do not have obvious explanations, doctors are able to look deeper into the female body to discern information for proper diagnoses and treatments. A hysteroscopy is a procedure done … Read More

Feel Free to Skip the Yearly Pap Smear, but Do Not Skip Your Annual Exam!

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It was released by the OBGYN community of experts last year that yearly pap smears are no longer necessary in women with a healthy gynecological history. However, this information has been incorrectly misconstrued and has led many women to believe that they no longer need to keep their annual exams. This could not be farther … Read More

Miscarriage Treatment and Hope

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Miscarriage is the most common type of pregnancy loss under 20 weeks. The reasons for miscarriage are varied, and most often are not identified. This time of loss can be especially difficult for mothers and fathers of the unborn baby as pregnancy is usually a very joyful time of expectancy. It is estimated that anywhere … Read More

Incompetent Cervix

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During pregnancy, there are many natural occurrences that women go through as their bodies grow a baby (or babies) and get ready to deliver. One of these occurrences is the change in the cervix. Before pregnancy, the cervix is closed and rigid, changing only slightly when menstruation occurs. However, during the progression of pregnancy the … Read More

Helping Women Ensure a Healthy Pregnancy

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Staying healthy while pregnant is important not only for a woman’s physical and emotional health, but it can also help to ensure the health of the growing baby that you are so excited to meet. At Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. we are proud to provide women with the highest standard of prenatal care before, during, … Read More

Fibroid Removal

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Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow from the muscles layers of the uterus. These fibroids can cause many unwanted symptoms for women that can lead to very heavy and painful menstrual cycles, premature birth, and infertility. At Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A., we are a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology practice that is made up of … Read More

Delivery Options

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There are more delivery options available for women than ever before here in the United States. While some may seem desirable, the physicians at Marietta OB-GYN Affiliates, P.A. believe that a hospital delivery is the safest place for delivery. There is a lot that can happen during labor and delivery, and being in a hospital … Read More

Postpartum Depression

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Giving birth and bringing a new baby home to the family is an exciting and magical time for parents. There is nothing sweeter than those first few weeks of baby noises, baby smells and sweet moments of bonding. However, with these sweet moments there can also come moments of stress and exhaustion, and these can … Read More

Endometriosis

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Endometriosis is a painful disorder in women where tissues that normally line the inside of the uterus grow outside the uterine wall. In this disorder, the displaced endometrial tissue continues to act as it normally would by thickening, breaking down, and bleeding with each menstrual cycle – yet it has no means of escaping the … Read More