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Why You Should Choose a Midwife Feb 10th, 2020

When you’re pregnant, it can seem like you face endless decisions as you prepare for the arrival of your baby. From choosing a name to creating your birth plan, the number of choices you make can quickly become overwhelming. At OB-GYN Associates of Marietta in Marietta and Woodstock, Georgia, we...

Why You Should Add an Annual Well-Woman Exam to Your New Year's Resolution Jan 2nd, 2020

By now we all know that eating well and getting plenty of exercise are part of maintaining health and preventing disease. However, regular checkups play a key role in staying healthy. An annual well-woman exam is a cornerstone of preventive health care for women of all ages and one of...

Menopause Doesn't Have to Be Miserable: Ways to Manage Dec 1st, 2019

You can’t avoid menopause, but you don’t have to let it spell disaster. Sure, hormonal changes wreak havoc on your body, but you have the power to combat even the severest of symptoms. The pros at OB-GYN Associates of Marietta want you to have the best tips and tricks under...

Feel Like Yourself Again With MonaLisa Touch Nov 1st, 2019

People get uncomfortable talking about vaginas. Even women use a variety of euphemisms, from “vag” to “down there,” just to keep from talking about this part of their own body. Good gynecological health is vital to good overall health, and that includes “down there.” How the vagina changes Like any...

Most Common Causes of Pelvic Pain Oct 1st, 2019

If you're experiencing pelvic pain, or pain in the area below your abdomen or belly, there are several possible causes, ranging from the routine to the concerning. Your pelvis holds many of your internal organs and other biological structures, including your reproductive organs, bladder and urinary structures, your bowels and...

How Does Endometriosis Affect Fertility? Sep 1st, 2019

If you and your partner have been trying to get pregnant for at least six months and it hasn’t happened yet, it may be time to try to figure out what might be preventing the pregnancy. There are several possible causes, but one of the most common is endometriosis. The...

Myths and Facts About HPV Aug 1st, 2019

You’ve probably heard about human papillomavirus, or HPV. But how well do you understand the facts about this sexually transmitted infection? At OB-GYN Associates of Marietta, our team of experienced providers believes everyone should educate themselves about HPV. To help bring you up to speed on this important topic, we...

What Every Sexually Active Woman Should Know About STDs Jul 1st, 2019

If you’re having sex, you can contract a sexually transmitted disease (STD). These infections don’t discriminate based on age, sexual orientation, or marital status. In fact, STDs among older women are on the rise. From the symptoms to long-term complications, women face unique challenges when it comes to STDs.  At...

What Are the Advantages of Using a Certified Nurse-Midwifery for Your Pregnancy and Delivery? Jun 1st, 2019

Certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) are licensed health care professionals who perform many of the same functions as traditional obstetricians. Their professional organization is The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). Despite popular belief, most CNMs (about 94.9%) attend births in hospitals, while just 2.5% attend births in homes. There are many advantages to using...

Learn How Hormone-Free MonaLisa Touch Can Remedy Painful Sex After Menopause May 20th, 2019

Vaginal burning can be a brutal and oftentimes uncomfortable situation. Postmenopausal irritation and discomfort during intercourse can lead to distress and mixed feelings. You might feel helpless to remedy your situation, while at the same time worrying that you're being unfair to your partner. You want to feel love again...

3 Important Steps to Prevent Having a High-Risk Pregnancy Apr 5th, 2019

Whether you’ve always known you wanted to have children or you made your decision after years of uncertainty, one thing is indisputable: When you’re ready to start your family (or expand your growing brood), conceiving a healthy baby is just about the only thing on your mind.   But while...