Could daVinci® Robotic Surgery Be Right for You?

The daVinci® Surgical System uses robotic-assisted surgery to facilitate complex, minimally invasive surgical procedures with precision and accuracy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the daVinci Surgical System for a wide range of gynecological surgeries in 2005. Common surgeries using the daVinci Surgical System The skilled physicians at Adriatica Women’s Health have extensive … Continued

How Centering Can Support You During Pregnancy

Pregnancy centering is a new model of prenatal care that bundles essential health assessment and education services together in a social setting. The goal of pregnancy centering is to replace short and often impersonal prenatal visits with longer, more meaningful group sessions. Pregnancy centering creates a unique opportunity for women with similar due dates and … Continued

MonaLisa Touch®: How It Works and What to Expect

Menopause isn’t the only disruptor of vaginal health and the ability to enjoy intimacy. Cancer treatment or procedures such as an oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries) can also cause severe drops in estrogen levels, which in turn triggers a decrease in tissue thickness and lubrication. These issues can make the idea of sex unappealing for … Continued

Sex During Menopause: How Does Menopause Affect Sex Drive?

Menopause. Perhaps no single word represents so many aspects of physical and emotional changes, questions, challenges and frustrations. For all women, (unless the ovaries were removed before puberty), menopause will be a part of life. Naturally occurring menopause happens when a woman goes 12 months without having a period. No longer living by a menstrual … Continued

Easing Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause is a natural part of aging for women, but it comes with uncomfortable symptoms and side effects. These symptoms may lead to anxiety or depression if left untreated. The experienced doctors at Adriatica Women’s Health want to help you understand the symptoms of menopause and how to alleviate them so you can get back … Continued

Your Pregnancy Step by Step

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether you’re in your first, second or third trimester, it’s important to know what to expect and how to have a healthy pregnancy. First trimester A lot is happening during the first trimester. You may feel tired, nauseous, or notice that your breasts are tender or swollen. Here’s what your baby … Continued