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 […]
Regular visits to a gynecologist are incredibly important to a woman’s reproductive and overall health. When do you start?
In the United States, it is estimated that around 242,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Out of this, 3% of the women have inherited it from their family members as a result of mutation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Although there are various breast cancer risk factors , genetic mutation is considered […]
Women today have birth control options . Medical research has produced everything from pills to implants, and research advances every year. Keep reading to discover what options are available!
If you are pregnant, then you have a big job ahead of you. Pregnancy means eating healthy, exercising, and staying away from toxic substances. What you eat plays a huge role in how your baby develops and how your body copes with the pregnancy.