Birth Control

An Introduction to the Female Reproductive System 03:19

An Introduction to the Female Reproductive System

The female reproductive system is delicate and complex. The key to family planning is knowledge and preparation. In this video, Dr. Blumberg reviews

Birth Control: Hormonal Contraceptives 04:09

Birth Control: Hormonal Contraceptives

Hormonal birth control comes in a variety of pills and other types of devices that use the hormones estrogen and progestin to prevent pregnancy.

Birth Control: Barrier Methods 03:51

Birth Control: Barrier Methods

Without the use of contraceptives, 85% of sexually active couples can expect to be pregnant within a year. Dr. Blumberg discusses barrier methods.

Birth Control: Emergency Methods 02:40

Birth Control: Emergency Methods

There are emergency methods available to help prevent an unintended pregnancy. The key is timeliness.

Birth Control: Surgical Methods 02:39

Birth Control: Surgical Methods

In this video, Dr. Isabel Blumberg discusses the various types of surgical methods for both men and women to permanently prevent pregnancy.

Birth Control: Natural Family Planning 03:36

Birth Control: Natural Family Planning

Natural Family planning, or fertility awareness, can also be used as a form of birth control when used perfectly.

Tip: Birth Control Myths 00:56

Tip: Birth Control Myths

“Just this one time” doesn’t cut it. If you’re not on contraception, you can get pregnant any time you have sex.

Tip: Remember The Pill 00:56

Tip: Remember The Pill

Taking oral contraceptives brings on the added responsibility of remembering to take that tiny pill every day. Make taking your pill a routine.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 1 03:07

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 1

Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains pregnancy symptoms you can expect during the first trimester, including morning sickness, exhaustion, and cramping.

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 2 03:30

Pregnancy: 1st Trimester Part 2

Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains ways your baby develops late in the first trimester and also discusses miscarriage signs to watch for in your pregnancy.

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 1 02:26

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 1

Know what to expect during the pregnancy stages of the second trimester. Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains the pregnancy week by week changes.

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 2 02:20

Pregnancy: 2nd Trimester Part 2

Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains what you can expect from your own body and your baby’s during the second half of your second trimester. At week 20, you

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 1 02:02

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 1

In this video, Dr. Blumberg explains what to expect during the third trimester. This is referred to as the home stretch between weeks 28-40. During th

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 2 03:16

Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Part 2

In this video, Dr. Isabel Blumberg explains what you can expect from your own body and your baby’s during the second half of your third trimester

Menopause

What's Happening to Your Body During Menopause? 03:54

What's Happening to Your Body During Menopause?

Sure, your period's ending. But menopause is more than just that.

Is Menopause Manageable? 03:10

Is Menopause Manageable?

Dr. Isabel Blumberg discusses the best ways to manage menopause. Since every woman's body is different, Dr. Blumberg covers a wide-range of options.

True Life Story: Menopause 03:06

True Life Story: Menopause

In this video, Lori discusses her personal experience with finding out she was going through menopause.

Menopause and Birth Control 00:15

Menopause and Birth Control

In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains why even though you may have started menopause, you should still be taking birth control.

Menopause and Estrogen Therapy Update 00:30

Menopause and Estrogen Therapy Update

Long-term estrogen therapy is no longer recommended for the prevention of heart disease or osteoporosis. However, when used in the short term, estroge

Menopause: Hormonal vs Non-Hormonal Therapies 00:15

Menopause: Hormonal vs Non-Hormonal Therapies

While hormonal therapy is the best relief for treating hot flashes, many women have found success using non-hormonal therapies.

Menopause and Hot Flashes 00:30

Menopause and Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are common for women during menopause. In fact, 75% of women have them. Hot flashes usually last 2-4 minutes and involve lots of sweating

Is It Menopause? 00:30

Is It Menopause?

If you are at least 45 years old and haven’t had a menstrual cycle in over 12 months, you may be going through menopause.

Menopause Symptoms 00:15

Menopause Symptoms

Menopause gets blamed for everything from weight gain to joint pain - but as Dr. Holly Atkinson explains, only a few symptoms are directly linked

Menopause and Osteoporosis 00:30

Menopause and Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition where bones become thinner and are more prone to breaking.

Menopause Tips - The Usual Age 00:30

Menopause Tips - The Usual Age

You may have heard 51 is the usual age women experience menopause. But as Dr. Atkinson explains in this video, menopause is a gradual transition.

Is Vaginal Dryness related to Menopause? 00:30

Is Vaginal Dryness related to Menopause?

During menopause, estrogen levels fall. That’s why post-menopausal women experience vaginal dryness. In this video, Dr. Atkinson explains treatments.

Osteoporosis

What Is Osteoporosis? Get the Facts You Need 02:49

What Is Osteoporosis? Get the Facts You Need

Watch this to safeguard your skeleton.

Osteoporosis Risk Factors & Symptoms 03:21

Osteoporosis Risk Factors & Symptoms

It’s important to know whether you have any of these osteoporosis risk factors and the subtle signs because it develops quietly and slowly.

Osteoporosis Screening & Prevention 03:30

Osteoporosis Screening & Prevention

Osteoporosis develops slowly and can be prevented, but you need to be screened and take proactive prevention steps. Dr. Peterson is here with more.

Osteoporosis Treatment 03:17

Osteoporosis Treatment

Along with a healthy diet and regular exercise, the first step in the treatment of osteoporosis is continued testing and screening.

Living with Osteopenia 02:14

Living with Osteopenia

Janet’s advice? The earlier you start a program to take care of your body, the smarter and better it is for you. You can live with Osteopenia.

Tips for Osteoporosis 00:32

Tips for Osteoporosis

The best way to prevent the thinning of bones is weight bearing exercises and a well-balanced diet.

Kegel

Tip: Kegel 101 01:16

Tip: Kegel 101

We all want to tone our arms or flatten our stomachs, but many of us are ignoring the important pelvic floor muscles. These muscles lend support in th

Menstruation

Tip: Cramp Relief 00:52

Tip: Cramp Relief

Getting cramps is no fun for anyone. Since everyone’s body is different, you likely have to experiment to find the the treatment that works best for y

Gyno Exam Prep

Tip: Gyno Exam Preparation 00:57

Tip: Gyno Exam Preparation

In this video, Dr. Isabel Blumberg provides things you can do before an annual gyno exam to make the most of your visit to the ob-gyn.