Ask A Midwife: Irregular menstruation

This conversion with Laura Kennedy, a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner, breaks down irregular menstruation: what causes it, how it affects fertility, and how to regulate your cycle. Ashley: What is a normal period? An irregular period? Laura: A normal period usually occurs around the same time each month. However, this can vary from every 21 to … Continued

Ask A Midwife: Taking Control of Your Birth Control

Ask A Midwife is a blog series from Adriatica Women’s Health. Hear directly from midwives on topics such as c-section risk, considering a VBAC, pregnancy in a pandemic and more. This conversation about contraception with Angela Judson, a Certified Nurse Midwife, explains the different types of birth control available to you, their effectiveness as well … Continued

Ask an NP: Navigating the Menopause Milestone

Ask a Nurse Practitioner is a blog series from Adriatica Women’s Health. In this series, our nurse practitioners will answer health-related questions that are most important to women today. In this month’s article, Jennifer Nuspel, a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner, breaks down menopause: what it is, how it can affect you, and what you can do … Continued

Ask a Midwife: Considering a VBAC

Ask a Midwife is a blog series from Adriatica Women’s Health. Hear directly from midwives on topics like reducing c-section risk, considering a VBAC, and discussing the spectrum of pain management options available during labor. This conversation about considering a VBAC is with Holly Costello, a Certified Nurse-Midwife and Family Nurse Practitioner who feels there … Continued

Ask a Midwife: The Spectrum of Pain Management Options

Ask a Midwife is a new blog series from Adriatica Women’s Health. Hear directly from midwives on topics like reducing c-section risk, considering a VBAC, pregnancy in a pandemic, and more. This conversation about pain management options is with Liz Marley, a Certified Nurse Midwife who believes midwifery is about empowerment and advocacy for women. … Continued

Ask a Midwife: Reducing Your Risk for C-Section

Ask a Midwife is a new blog series from Adriatica Women’s Health. Hear directly from midwives on topics like reducing c-section risk, considering a VBAC, pregnancy in a pandemic, and more. This conversation is with Courtney Watson, a Certified Nurse Midwife who is on a mission to empower women to make positive healthcare decisions. Stephanie: … Continued

Postpartum Care – What new moms need to know

Bringing your bundle of joy home from the hospital is a life-changing event for new parents. And while this new chapter is a joyous one, there can be emotional and physical challenges that require an adjustment. For new mothers the transition from pregnancy to postpartum can bring about many changes and questions. At Adriatica Women’s … Continued

Tips for Managing a High-Risk Pregnancy

The news of a high risk pregnancy can understandably create concern for expecting mothers and bring about lots of questions. Luckily the staff at Adriatica Women’s Health provides expert obstetric care for all types of pregnancies and we are committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of your baby. A high-risk pregnancy defines a wide … Continued

Tracking your menstrual phases for better health

Did you know that every woman has four phases during her menstrual cycle? Tracking these phases are not only important for monitoring your reproductive health but can also help maximize your productivity, fertility and energy. Thanks to the rise in popular tracking apps such as Flo and Clue, women now have several options for easy … Continued