Blog | Tags | Pregnancy

What Is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

In the early stages of a normal pregnancy, a fertilized egg is released from the fallopian tubes into the uterus, where it becomes attached to the uterine lining. There, it will grow and develop…

Symptoms and Treatments for Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids are benign growths or lumps found on the smooth muscle in the wall of the uterus. Fibroids often appear during women’s child-bearing years and can be difficult to detect. While t…

Are You at Risk for Gestational Diabetes?

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes—a condition characterized by a significant increase in blood sugar levels—that develops during pregnancy. The condition is fairly common, as placenta hor…

Should Younger Women Care About Their Fertility?

When you’re in your 20s, fertility might not be at the top of your mind, especially if you’ve positioned education, career, travel or romance ahead of starting a family. In fact, a recent poll found tha…

The CPMC Women and Children’s Center New Van Ness Campus

This article by Dr. Laurie Green was originally published on Sutter Health. Designed for the Times: New San Francisco Hospital Embraces Mature Moms The CPMC Women and Children’s Center at the new V…