Building a relationship with a gynecologist early on will help teens become more comfortable at appointments and ensure they’re receiving optimal healthcare.
Category: Teen Health
Have you heard about HPV? How worried should you be about it? Should your child get the HPV vaccine? We’ve got the facts for you. What is HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually-transmitted infection (STI). It’s the most common STI in the United States, and anyone sexually active is at risk of contracting HPV
Tampons are a popular method for absorbing menstrual flow during your period. Knowing how they work and when to use them — and understanding important safety facts — can help you select the correct tampon for your body. What are Tampons? Tampons are considered medical devices by the Food and Drug Administration. This means that
It’s easy to sit back and let your healthcare provider take charge during appointments, but it’s important to get all of your questions answered and make sure you’re getting personalized advice that’s right for you. Write down your questions, concerns and things you want to fact check before your next appointment so you’re prepared! If
Pregnancy The teenage years usher in a lot of firsts, and the first-time having sex may be one of them. And, it’s important that you’re prepared. A gynecologist can educate you on birth control options, the importance of safe sex, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), and more. In general, seeing a gynecologist in your teen years
Getting your period is an indicator of a girl entering the next phase of her life, but that doesn’t mean she automatically has all the answers. Period myths are commonly heard rules or guidelines for women on their period that have no truth behind them. Misinformation like that can cause women and young girls to