Women’s Health

Endometriosis: Let’s Talk About It

Endometriosis: Let’s Talk About It

If you asked Lara Parker what the weirdest thing about her life is, her experience of living with chronic reproductive health conditions such as endometriosis actually wouldn’t top the list. Rather, it would maybe be what happens when she talks about the reproductive disorder online, and how pe…Continue Reading.
A Girl’s Guide to Birth Control

A Girl’s Guide to Birth Control

Birth control: there are so many different methods that a young woman could choose from. There’s the pill, the patch, IUDs, the shot, the ring and the implant are just some of the options when it comes to birth control. While that’s an amazing change from how things once were, it’s admitted…Continue Reading.
How to Prepare for Your First Pap Smear

How to Prepare for Your First Pap Smear

For most women, turning 21 has an odd caveat to go with the milestone: their first pap smear. A pap smear (also known as a pap test) is a vaginal exam that screens for cervical cancer. This is done by taking a swab to collect cervical cells to be examined for abnormal growth and other indications…Continue Reading.
Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

The Hancock Regional Boutique is a health and specialty shop where women who have or are fighting cancer can go to feel healthy and beautiful. Coping with the body changes a patient may experience when fighting cancer can be difficult. Often, the prospect of wearing a wig, finding a bra, or using…Continue Reading.
Nourishing Notes: Part One

Nourishing Notes: Part One

Having a baby, whether it’s your first one or not, can be exhausting or confusing on what to do. These tips will help you to get a good idea of what to do once you give birth or leave the hospital: Getting off to a good start Begin nursing as soon as possible after delivery, ideally within…Continue Reading.