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HIV and Conception

Living HIV positive can change your life in many ways, but with proper management, leading a healthy life is entirely possible. In fact, having HIV doesn’t even prevent you from having children, though there are […]

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Holiday Hours For Covington Women’s Health Specialists

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but between kids coming home for winter break and making holiday travel plans, it’s also the busiest time of the year. At Covington Women’s Health […]

The Impact of Weight on Gynecological Health

Women’s bodies undergo a remarkable journey of change and resilience, yet the importance of gynecological health is often undervalued. We are concerned with rising obesity rates.  Studies have found that excess weight has a negative […]

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Midwifery Musings: What to Expect at Your Pregnancy Confirmation Appointment

It has been awhile since we have shared with you a look behind the scenes here at Covington Women’s Health Specialists. Last time, Jennifer Walker, CNM explained what a catheter cervical ripening balloon is when […]

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Planning for After Your Scheduled C-Section

While not all C-sections are planned, in some cases, a doctor will recommend this procedure ahead of a patient’s anticipated delivery date. Knowing in advance that you’ll be having a C-section can be an advantage, […]

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Time After Time: A Patient’s Experiencing Delivering All Three Children with Covington Women’s Health Specialists

Katie Lynn Wade has watched Covington Women’s Health Specialists grow for many years. Over these years, her relationship with Dr. Cathy Larrimore has also grown and become deeper. “She was there for me when I […]

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Hysterectomy Nitty Gritty

Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the uterus.  Although the ovaries and tubes are connected to the uterus, the hysterectomy procedure means removal of only the uterus.  There are several reasons why you […]

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Makena® Pulled Off the Market

Makena® , the injection used to reduce the risk of recurrent preterm delivery, has been pulled off the market by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The injection was given weekly to lessen the chance […]

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What are the Benefits of Using Condoms?

Chocolates. Roses. Special dinners and maybe even lingerie — these are some of the things you might expect to either give or receive during a romantic date, but have you considered condoms as an excellent […]

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Can Nutrition Help with Endometriosis?

Endometriosis causes a host of uncomfortable symptoms, from painful periods to excessive bleeding. While there are surgeries available to treat it, many women prefer to try lifestyle modifications for symptom control first, particularly if they […]