Not only is calcium necessary for the growth and healthy maintenance of bones and teeth, but it also supports the healthy functioning of your circulatory, muscular, and nervous systems. It helps your baby grow a healthy skeleton, heart, nerves, and muscles. Moreover, proper calcium intake has been shown to lower the risk of preeclampsia (a […]
There are many reasons you may want or need to travel while pregnant. A babymoon, business trip, or family visit may be part of your plans in the upcoming months of pregnancy. These 4 tips for traveling when you’re pregnant will help you have the best and safest trip possible!
There are two types of infections that commonly affect a woman’s genital area—Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), and Yeast infection. Though the symptoms and causes of both infections are the same, they are altogether different. You should always seek the help of a doctor once these infections set in.
All women experience menopause . While it can be a change many women don’t look forward to, it’s a completely natural occurrence that signifies the end of childbearing years and the start of a new and exciting chapter of later adulthood. Some women glide through it fairly easily, while others encounter more extreme or uncomfortable […]
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women. Just like normal diabetes, the blood-sugar level of the pregnant woman elevates when experiencing gestational diabetes. If neglected, this type of diabetes can harm both mother and the baby.
Welcome our newest addition to Our Doctors at The Woman’s Clinic, Dr. Shelly Gibbs! Dr. Shelly Gibbs is a native of Little Rock and lived here till college. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a major in Biology in 2006. From there she moved to Little Rock for […]
Out of all the diseases that have affected women, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are some of the most prevalent. STDs are passed from person to person through physical and sexual contact, such as kissing, oral-to-genital contact, and sexual intercourse.
Pregnancy may seem to involve many restrictions and restraints like no eating sushi, drinking wine, or riding roller coasters for the next nine months. However, one thing you can enjoy that will also provide wonderful benefits to both you and your growing bundle of joy is exercise!
Infertility affects approximately 7.3 million people in America. Struggling to conceive can be emotionally exhausting, but working with healthcare professionals can help you identify an infertility diagnosis and treatment plan.
Pregnancy is typically the happiest time of a couple’s life. Their minds are filled with visions of a healthy newborn. They make plans for their soon-to-be family. However, as every mother will tell you, each pregnancy can be vastly different. Early and routine prenatal care with your OBGYN can help to make sure you have […]