Blog Articles

Gestational Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month. According to the CDC, roughly 2-10% of pregnancies in the United States are affected by gestational diabetes. At Capital Women’s Care, we strive to provide you with the best pregnancy care!

Nov 2nd, 2019
Minimally Invasive Surgery - Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. A laparoscopic hysterectomy involves tiny incisions in belly button or abdomen. By using these sub-centimeter incisions, patients have less pain and their recovery is much faster.

Oct 14th, 2019
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Capital Women’s Care, we want to provide you the most comprehensive information about breast cancer, your personal risk and screening recommendations!

Oct 3rd, 2019
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding is a term which refers to menstrual bleeding of abnormal quantity, duration or schedule. There can be many causes but most are related to problems with ovulation or structural changes of the uterus.

Sep 18th, 2019
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer only accounts for about 2% of new cancer diagnoses and is difficult to diagnose in the early stages. At Capital Women’s Care Bethesda, we are here to help assess your risk for ovarian cancer.

Sep 6th, 2019
National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of a baby's life. At Capital Women's Care, we are here to help you with any breastfeeding concerns!

Jul 31st, 2019
Cord Blood Banking

Cord blood contains stem cells collected from a baby's umbilical cord and placenta that can be used in the treatment of a variety of diseases. The providers at Capital Women's Care are here to help you learn more about your cord blood banking options!

Jul 9th, 2019
STD Testing

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are both preventable and treatable, but continue to remain on the rise. The providers at Capital Women's Care are here to help you get tested and know your status.

Jun 18th, 2019
Fibroids

Fibroids are benign growths of tissue that can occur in up to 70% of women. Our providers at Capital Women's Care Bethesda are experts in managing fibroids and the symptoms they may cause.

Jun 13th, 2019