Southwest Ob/Gyn

Women’s Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a perfect time to remind women about the importance of mammograms and early detection. According to the National Cancer Instiutute, there were an estimated 266,000 new cases of breast cancer so far in 2018 and over 40,000 deaths. A more encouraging statistic is the percentage of breast cancer…

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Preconception health at Southwest OBGYN

Preconception health and health care focuses on taking steps now to protect the health of a baby in the future. However, preconception health is important for all women and men, whether they plan to have a baby one day. Our Board-certified physicians at South West OBGYN center will help you guide you through this journey.…

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7 Ways to Celebrate National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

National Women’s Health & Fitness Day, which calls attention to the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women of all ages, is always held on the last Wednesday in September. The 2019 event is set for September 25.  This year, an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 women of all ages from across the…

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7 Things You Should Know About Cervical Cancer

Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Here are seven important things you should know about the risks and prevention of cervical cancer: All women are at risk.Unless you have had your cervix removed for noncancerous conditions (like fibroids), you can develop cervical cancer, which is caused by…

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