As women, we face unique health challenges. In order to maintain long-term health, prevention and early detection of medical conditions and diseases is key. Depending on your stage of life, the following exams are recommended.
It’s the beginning of flu season, and in order to avoid a high fever, severe aches and a nasty cough, a flu shot could help patients lessen their symptoms or avoid them all together. Since the flu virus is always evolving, scientists are making important changes to how the vaccine is made.
While most people are aware that breast cancer is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the detection of breast cancer.
While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system.
The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over time, cancerous cells can develop on ovarian tissue.
During August, organizations around the world spread awareness about breastfeeding and how it can benefit babies in all communities. Across the world, only about 38% of infants are exclusively breastfed.
In an effort to raise awareness about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), July has been made Group B Strep awareness month. Read these frequently asked questions about GBS to stay informed during your pregnancy and help spread awareness. Continue reading “Group B Strep and Pregnancy”
I’m sure someone has told you “You’re never completely ready to have a baby.”
However there are some questions that you can answer ahead of time to ensure you’re as prepared as possible. Here are just a few questions to keep in mind while you plan your pregnancy: Continue reading “Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Getting Pregnant”
You may be wondering what’s special about May 8-14? This week, we at Birmingham OBGYN encourage women to take the National Women’s Health Week pledge. Continue reading “National Women’s Health Week”
If you’re scheduling your first gynecology visit and are curious what a gynecologist is, you aren’t alone.
Many women have questions when it comes to seeing a gynecologist and when they should schedule an appointment. Continue reading “What You Should Know When it’s Time for Your First Gynecology Exam”
Birmingham Obstetrics Gynecology, P.C. will be hosting a Botox Clinic on Thursday, April 7th from 4:30 – 7:00 PM and on Tuesday, April 19th from 4:30-7:00 PM in our office. Bring a friend as these events are open to open to anyone! You don’t need to be an established patient of Birmingham OBGYN to attend. Come by and meet Michele Christine, M.D. and learn more about the services we offer. Pricing is $11.00/unit for Botox with other discounts and specials available.
We are requesting anyone interested to please RSVP as there are a limited number of slots remaining! You may call (205) 271-5650 or email email@example.com for an appointment. We look forward to seeing you.