A hernia happens when an organ or tissue protrudes through a weak area in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall. The most common type of hernia is abdominal, where the intestines push through a weak spot in the stomach muscles. Hernias can also happen in the upper thigh, groin, and belly button areas. Although they … Read more

Prenatal Tests: Second Trimester

As you enter your second trimester, you and your baby are growing rapidly. You may start to feel better as the nausea and fatigue of early pregnancy start to dissipate. But along with this new sense of energy comes a whole host of new decisions—including whether or not to have prenatal tests. Prenatal testing can … Read more