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Preconception

When planning for pregnancy there are a few important steps to take before trying to conceive. Here at Capital Women’s Care, we want to help you have an enjoyable pregnancy journey from planning to prenatal care to delivery!

Aug 3rd, 2020
Diet and Exercise During Pregnancy

A healthy diet and adequate exercise are very important during pregnancy. The best time to begin eating a healthy, balanced diet and exercising regularly is before you become pregnant; however, it is never too late to change your habits!

Jul 6th, 2020
National Cancer Survivors Day

June 7th was National Cancer Survivors Day. It is important to keep up to date on your routine cancer screenings and to know how your family history can impact your risk for developing cancer in your lifetime.

Jun 13th, 2020
National Women’s Health Week

National Women’s Health Week is May 10th through May 16th. This is a great time to evaluate your health and set goals for yourself and the providers of Capital Women's Care Bethesda can help!

May 7th, 2020
Telemedicine Visits

Here at Capital Women’s Care we want you to know we are here to support you and care for you during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now offering telemedicine visits to address your healthcare needs from the safety of your home.

Apr 2nd, 2020
National Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis can cause pelvic pain and dyspareunia (pain with intercourse). At Capital Women’s Care, we offer same day visits so we can quickly address your concerns and symptoms!

Feb 28th, 2020
Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Here at Capital Women’s Care, we want to help you to stay up to date on your cervical health screenings and to answer any questions you may have!

Jan 24th, 2020
Contraception (Birth Control)

There are many different forms of contraception and it can be difficult to choose which one is right for you. At Capital Women’s Care, we are here to provide you with information to choose the option that works best for you!

Dec 18th, 2019
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
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jun 15th, 2020