Getting a Laparoscopy to Explore for Endometriosis

Endometriosis can be a painful and debilitating condition. Luckily, a growing number of gynecologists can perform exploratory surgery via laparoscopy, as well as laser treating any adhesions that they find. Here is what to expect.  Preparing for the operation Laparoscopies are usually performed under a general anesthetic so you need to fast beforehand. The anesthetist will give you a dose of medication that makes you sleepy, followed by a full anaesthtic. [Read More]

3 Risks a Pregnant Teen Will Face & Hot a Pregnancy Specialist Can Help

If a teenager in your care is pregnant, it can be challenging to find a pregnancy specialist that will be suitable for their care. An obstetrician that can offer assurance as well as medical oversight can help your teenager deal with this change in her life. Here are some of the risks that teenage pregnancy faces, and the ways that an obstetrician can help manage these risks. Risk of chromosomal abnormalities [Read More]