HEALTH + WELLBEING

Should You See a Gynecologist?

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Gynecologists serve an important function for all women. They monitor overall health, answer questions about birth control, assist in pelvic health concerns and work with expectant mothers.

Opening Up About Menopause

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According to Mary Ross Carr, an advanced practice nurse practitioner at SSM Health, the average age of menopause is 50 — and many people experience perimenopause up to 10 years before that.

Baby, Baby, Oh Babies!

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Every pregnancy is a little different — even for the same woman. That’s why it’s important to work with your doctor to share how you’re feeling and address any questions you may have during this momentous time.

Living Your Healthiest Life

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Four women’s health providers at SSM Health, along with their patients, discuss several women’s health issues and how to talk to your doctor about them.