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"At least I know I can get pregnant."

In January 2016, after a year of marriage, we began trying to conceive. We used protection for all of 2015 because I wanted to “spend a year enjoying marriage with no kids.” I told my husband, “We’ll never have this time again.” He wanted to try to have a baby in 2015, but we waited because that was what I wanted. 2,130 more words

Uterine Fibroids - AFP 1/15/17

Epidemiology:  most common benign tumors in reproductive-age women; prevalence age-dependent, up to 80% by 50 yo.  Account for 39% of all US hysterectomies.

Etiology and Pathophysiology: 467 more words


16 Weeks Post-Hysterectomy: Where Am I Now?

At this point, the weeks are starting to meld together into, well, months. It’s starting to feel like surgery was so long ago, which is… 576 more words


Uterine Fibroids

This is what uterine fibroids look like within the uterus. 


6 Factors That Affect a Woman's Fertility

As a woman becomes older, her fertility decreases. However, even during her most fertile years there are external factors and lifestyle choices that can affect her chances of having a baby who’s healthy. 440 more words

Does pelvic pain bother you very often?

           Pelvic pain is one among the health issues which cannot be discussed openly by women. They can bear the pain with great patience but aren’t ready to complaint about it. 313 more words

The Complications of Fibroids in Pregnancy

Although most women are blissfully unaware, fibroids are thought to affect over 50% of women during their fertile years. They can be as small as a pea, or as large as a melon and most are symptomless. 22 more words