Women’s Health Blog

Health information, news, tips and updates from University of Colorado OB/GYN & Family Planning.

Blogs cover all topics of gynecologic conditions and treatments across the ages: from birth-related abnormalities to teen health and menopause (and all the in-between).

 

Postpartum Depression FAQ

Postpartum Depression FAQ

Postpartum depression (PPD) can be scary, confusing and overwhelming, but hope and help are available. Dr. Diane Christopher answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding PPD.
From the Mouths Of Babes

From the Mouths Of Babes

Physicians sometimes discover that we have influenced someone, and in this case it was the daughter of a patient who wrote an essay for her third grade teacher about her dream to become an OB/GYN.
Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening

Newborn screening tests identify apparently healthy children born with rare but devastating genetic disorders which, if addressed early, can be managed so the child can lead a normal life.
Causes of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Causes of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

About 10 million women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding. There are many different causes for abnormal uterine bleeding, including fibroids and polyps. Learn different treatment options available to women.
Dem Bones

Dem Bones

After menopause, in many women, the loss of estrogen leads to a slight excess of resorption over formation, but both processes are still ongoing. The net effect, over time, is bone loss and eventually osteopenia or osteoporosis.