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Virginia Women’s Center Midwifery Program Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Please Wish us a Happy Birthday, or Join our Party! The Midwifery program at Virginia Women’s Center in the West End recently celebrated its first year anniversary. Our first birthday […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fibroids

What are fibroids? Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the muscle tissue of the uterus. They are usually slow growing and tend to shrink after menopause. While they are […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about NuvaRing

What is NuvaRing? NuvaRing is a contraceptive vaginal ring – a small, flexible ring that is inserted vaginally and used to prevent pregnancy. NuvaRing is one of many options for […]

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Treating Menopause Symptoms

Some women are able to find relief for common menopausal symptoms by making slight changes in their diets, attire or environments. Others may find that the symptoms are disruptive to […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About IUDs

What is an IUD? An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, T-shaped device that is inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. IUDs are considered to be long-acting reversible contraception […]

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Additional Testing After an Abnormal Pap Test

What is a Pap test and why do I need one? A Pap test, commonly referred to as a Pap smear, is a simple screening test that helps detect abnormal […]

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Upcoming Seminar: Let's Talk About Sex!

Please join us for this upcoming seminar at our St. Francis Medical Pavilion office on Wednesday, October 15. Spend the evening with our expert panel and learn more about factors […]

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and a good time to remind ourselves, our families and our friends about the symptoms of ovarian cancer. The ovaries are two small reproductive […]

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