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C-Section Essentials During C-Section Awareness Month

It's C-section Awareness Month! Explore the essentials of cesarean sections with our comprehensive guide covering history, types, preparation, recovery, and myths, vital for expectant mothers and those seeking to understand C-sections.
Apr 1st, 2024

Pharmacists and Women's Health: Bridging the Knowledge Gap

When it comes to managing your health, you may think your Ob/Gyn and PCP are the key players on your team, but there's another healthcare professional who often goes unnoticed yet plays a crucial role in your well-being - the pharmacist.
Jan 12th, 2024
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Women's Health Trends to Watch in 2024

In 2024, staying on top of your health game is more important than ever. Here are some topics to stay informed about for your best year of health yet.
Dec 29th, 2023
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Battling the Bladder Blues: Taming Recurrent UTIs

Urinary tract infections are no strangers to women, but when they return like unwelcome guests, it's termed recurrent UTIs. Come along as we navigate how to regain control of your comfort and health.
Aug 31st, 2023
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Expecting Excellence: A Guide to Choosing Your Ideal Obstetrician

The journey into motherhood is a magical and transformative one, and finding the right obstetrician to guide you through this adventure is a crucial step. In this guide, we'll take you through the key steps to selecting the best OB for your unique needs.
Aug 23rd, 2023
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Embrace the Change: Managing Menopause Mugginess

Can we talk about a phase in life that's like a power surge to our normal routine? Yep, menopause. But fear not! We're here to give you the lowdown on how to wrangle these heatwaves and night-time drenchings like a pro.
Aug 14th, 2023

We're Turning 50!

July 2023 will mark 50 years since North Atlanta Ob/Gyn first opened our doors and began to provide the personalized, thoughtful, and cutting-edge obstetrical and gynecological care to the women of Atlanta.
Feb 22nd, 2023

Q&A With The NP - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, more commonly referred to as PCOS, is a hormonal imbalance and metabolic issue that affects nearly 1 in every 10 women. Our WHNP, Erin Mabile, takes a moment to break down the facts of this prevalent health issue.
Jan 9th, 2023

Menopause & Women in the Workplace

Does menopause affect women in the workplace? The answer – a resounding “YES.” A survey, commissioned by Biote, found that women ages 45-65 make up 17.5% of the U.S. workforce and, for many, menopause is negatively impacting their work lives.
Dec 20th, 2022
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Pregnancy Pulse - Self-Care During the Holidays

The holidays are an exciting time full of magic, excitement, and a to-do list that seems to grow longer by the day. If you're pregnant, read on to learn some quick, affordable ways to care for yourself and your baby during this holiday season.
Dec 14th, 2022
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Q&A With The NP - Abnormal Bleeding

On most occasions, your period comes and goes each month like the phases of the moon, but did you know that nearly all women experience at least one episode of abnormal bleeding during their lifetime?
Oct 26th, 2022

Pregnancy Pulse – Break A Sweat or Take A Break?

While your body is busy creating a life inside you, it may seem like the perfect time to kick your feet up; however, experts around the world agree that in most cases, making daily exercise a priority during pregnancy is good for both you and baby.
Sep 29th, 2022

Q&A With The NP - Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

STIs are common infections that are passed from one person to another usually through vaginal, oral, and anal sexual contact. This month we deep dive this topic with our board certified women's health nurse practitioner, Erin Mabile, MSN.
Aug 31st, 2022
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Pregnancy Pulse - Linea Nigra

Are you pregnant and noticing a darkening line down the center of your ever-growing baby bump? Do not be alarmed, this is totally normal. But what is it? This month’s Pregnancy Pulse explains everything you need to know about linea nigra.
Aug 9th, 2022

Q&A with the NP - Annual Wellness

North Atlanta Ob/Gyn is kicking off a new series "Q&A with the NP", your chance to ask questions of our women's health nurse practitioner, Erin Mabile. This month we take a look into annual wellness visits.
Jul 21st, 2022
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Pregnancy Pulse – Beat the Heat

Did you know that pregnancy makes you more vulnerable to extreme heat? When you are expecting, your risks of overheating increase leaving you at potential risk of heat cramps, heat exhaustion, dehydration, and even heat stroke.
Jul 6th, 2022
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Female Hormone Imbalance

At some point in a woman’s life, she will likely experience a hormone imbalance, the most notorious being menopause. Whether it presents as hot flashes and night sweats, as heavy or irregular periods, or maybe even as vaginal dryness, it is a common part o
Jun 20th, 2022

NP or MD When I Need An OB/GYN?

Health care can be a confusing world even when it comes to what type of provider to seek care from. Read more to learn about when to consider seeing a nurse practitioner for your next women's health needs.
Sep 14th, 2020

Is Online a Safe Way to Obtain Birth Control?

These days so many services are available online. Everything from groceries and meal prep kits to goat rentals and professional potty trainers, you can pretty much order anything these days without ever having to leave the comforts of your own home.
Jun 25th, 2020
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Finding Balance and Bliss: A Woman's Guide to Self-Love

Discover the transformative power of self-love – the cornerstone of a truly fulfilling life. Ever wondered how to truly practice self-love? This post unveils the step-by-step journey towards embracing and nurturing yourself like never before.
Feb 14th, 2024
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Pregnancy Pulse - Navigating the First Trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy is a time of wonder and transformation, but it can also bring its fair share of challenges. In this blog post, we'll take you through what to expect during the first trimester and how to safely combat negative symptoms.
Jul 26th, 2023
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Understanding Urogynecology

We are kicking off an original blog series, “Understanding Urogynecology,” where we sit down with our board-certified, fellowship-trained urogynecologist, Dr. Jana Illston, MD, to help us gain better understanding of our pelvic floor health.
Jun 28th, 2023

Breastfeeding and Its Many Benefits

August is National Breastfeeding Month, a time dedicated to advancing the nation’s health by working together to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding for all women.
Aug 14th, 2020

How To Prevent Alzheimer’s: Eat A Mediterranean-Style Diet

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition that evolves from mild confusion to personality changes and can ultimately affect the ability to move and communicate. In 2017, about 50 million people worldwide were living with dementia.
Jun 12th, 2020

National Women’s Health Week Was Made For Your Daily Health

Stay active. Eat healthy. And get enough sleep. Most important? Start today! National Women’s Health Week was made to encourage all women to make healthy choices that are right for them — and this year marks the 20th anniversary of the event.
May 7th, 2020

Our New Telemedicine Solution

Enjoy virtual care with North Atlanta Ob/Gyn. In an effort to facilitate a safer environment for our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now offering telemedicine appointments.
Apr 18th, 2020

Understanding New Advantages From Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has evolved from straight-stick instruments to instruments that can move in all directions with even more precision than the human hand. What’s more, new improvements such as these are simultaneously helping the movement ...
Mar 30th, 2020

Should You Get An IUD?

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are one of the most effective forms of reversible birth control. They can last for several years, are relatively hassle-free once in place, and highly effective.
Feb 18th, 2020

January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. What is the cervix you ask? The cervix is the lower portion of the uterus. The cervix is two inches long, and is shaped like a tubular donut.
Jan 21st, 2020

Taking Action On Prematurity Awareness Month

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month — let’s celebrate taking action. We’ve gathered some commonly known ways in which expectant mothers can avoid a premature birth event.
Nov 15th, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Miscarriage

Miscarriage is when a woman is pregnant and the baby dies within the womb within the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. This is also referred to as early pregnancy loss and it usually happens within the first trimester, usually before the 12th week.
Dec 5th, 2018

Your Gynecologist’s Secrets in Relieving Period Cramps

For some people, cramps are a regular hindrance that bothers them every month. If you are one of these people, you are probably dreading the days your period rolls in. It can reduce you to an agonized mess, curled up on the couch or unable to ...
Dec 4th, 2018

Sports and Women’s Health

If you are a woman and you are contemplating on doing sports, there might be some things that you can’t help but wonder about with regards to your health. For sure, there are so many health benefits that women can enjoy from doing sports ...
Nov 27th, 2018

25 Reasons To Exercise Now

The benefits of moving more during pregnancy begin immediately and last your whole life. Your baby will start reaping the benefits in utero, too. Here’s a laundry list of reasons to start exercising today.
Nov 27th, 2018