May Is National Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. Knowledge Is Powerful.
Maternal mental health issues affect many mothers. More than you might think. There is a vulnerability associated with pregnancy when it comes to mental health. Lack of awareness or unnecessary stigma […]Read More
You’re Not Alone. Virginia Women’s Center Offers Help for Miscarriage and Infant Loss.
Grief is not a noun, Dr. Mary E. Polce says. Grief is a process. Grief is work. And experiencing the devastating loss of a baby is the hardest work of […]Read More
Four Surprising Things You Should Know About Menopause
Menopause can feel really weird. And that’s okay. That’s the number one thing Richmond gynecologist Dr. Kristin Schraa wants menopausal women to know: What they’re experiencing is normal. “They’re not […]Read More
The Heart of a Young Doctor: Dr. Rachel Love
Midlothian OB/GYN Rachel K. Love, M.D. joined Virginia Women’s Center in 2015. She’s known for her warm and compassionate approach to care. Dr. Love passionately cares for women from their […]Read More
Preparing for life AFTER baby’s arrival.
Dr. Lisa Cuseo-Ott’s favorite coffee mug has a picture of a haggard-looking woman and a bunch of baby bottles. “And I thought the labor and delivery ended after the baby […]Read More
Tips to Help Manage “Morning Sickness”
The term “morning sickness” can be misleading. For some pregnant women, nausea and vomiting are worse in the morning and symptoms ease over the course of the day. But for […]Read More
Self-care Is Not Selfish
By Mary Elise Polce, Ph.D. The biggest obstacle to self-care may be the mistaken belief that when we take care of ourselves, we are being selfish. Self-care is not selfish. […]Read More
Comprehensive Care. Every Visit. Every Time.
When pregnancy doesn’t go as expected, it’s important to have a team of medical professionals who can provide compassionate, comprehensive care at every visit, every time.Read More
Winter Pregnancy Tips
The weather outside may get frightful later this week. Here are a few tips to keep you safe and warm while pregnant.Read More
Changing our service area to meet you – where you live, work, shop and play.
In April 2017, our newest VWC location will open in Short Pump.Read More
RVA summer pregnancy survival tips
For most of us, RVA in the summer is uncomfortable due to the high heat and humidity. But if you’re pregnant, the mere thought of venturing out may make you […]Read More
Give yourself some love, too.
Guidelines for Pap smears and cervical cancer screening have changed over the last few years. But that doesn’t mean you should skip your annual GYN exam —your wellness visit. Your […]Read More