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Intercourse during period?

16 Sep 2010 Posted by womentc in Women's Health

Should I, or shouldn't I have intercourse during my period? Is it safe/healthy/okay to have intercourse during my period? Can I get pregnant if having intercourse during my period? Do men mind having intercourse when the woman is menstruating? Is intercourse during menstruation as sexually enjoyable as at other...

Keeping heart healthy

15 Aug 2010 Posted by womentc in Women's Health

Although this is not a topic we typically discuss, we felt that the new publication from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keeping Your Heart Healthy, is valuable for women of all age considering that heart disease is the leading cause of female death...

Abnormal Pap

20 Jul 2010 Posted by womentc in Women's Health

So your Pap smear results came back 'inconclusive' or 'suspicious' and you were told to repeat the test in so many months.  You are nervous, worried, and -- so typically -- convinced you now have cancer...

Emergency contraception

08 Jun 2010 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

The following are excerpts from the Latest Options in EC: A tool Kit for Health Care Providers & Their Patients on Emergency Contraception, a resource guide published in December 2009 by District II of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The goal of EC (Emergency...

Make-up Sex

27 May 2010 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

You fight, argue, quarrel, disagree -- and then he wants sex to make up.  Do you (ladies) go for it? Our clinical observation suggests a clear difference between the genders: women will not usually engage sexually if they are still upset, while men will opt for...

Pregnant on The Pill?

18 May 2010 Posted by womentc in Women's Health

Last week was the 50th anniversary of The Pill.  Did you know that the original Pill contained 5 times as much hormones as today's efficient Pill? And, did you know that The Pill was the first medication designed for a 'healthy person?' Despite the widespread use...

Female ejaculation?

10 May 2010 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Women's Health

Do females ejaculate when they orgasm, like men do? What is female ejaculation?  Is something wrong with me if I do not ejaculate? Ejaculation (sexually speaking) is defined as the ejection/expulsion/blurting out of the male's ejaculate (sperm + seminal fluid), done with a certain momentum so...