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Opening Up About Vaginal Prolapse
Opening Up About Vaginal Prolapse

Nobody wants to talk about vaginal prolapse, but that’s exactly why LaRue Dedrick of Durham was willing to open up about her experience. “I never heard of it, ...

Prenatal Diagnosis of Heart Condition Gives Baby Girl a Healthy Future
Prenatal Diagnosis of Heart Condition Gives Baby Girl a Healthy Future

When the Olaizs learned their unborn baby had a heart condition, they were transferred to Duke's maternal-fetal experts for care during her high-risk pregnancy ...

Fertility Treatments Result in Bundle of Joy
Fertility Treatments Result in Bundle of Joy

Hearing friends announce a new pregnancy can bring great joy. It also can bring a unique mix of emotions known only, perhaps, to couples struggling to conceive ...

The Unspoken Dilemma
The Unspoken Dilemma

Incontinence. Bowel control problems. Pelvic pain, especially during intercourse. Many women live with these problems silently, not knowing that treatments are ...

Fertility Advances Increase IVF Success Rate
Fertility Advances Increase IVF Success Rate

Sarah Goldman and her husband wanted to start a family, but because of his spinal cord injury, they knew they wouldn't be able to conceive traditionally. The G ...

Myth or Fact: More Women Go into Labor During a Full Moon
Myth or Fact: More Women Go into Labor During a Full Moon

From high tides to bouts of insomnia to good luck, a full moon has been said to cause a wide range of things. Does the waxing moon also bring babies?

Preventing and Treating Gynecologic Cancers
Preventing and Treating Gynecologic Cancers

Andrew Berchuck, MD, is director of gynecologic oncology at Duke, and a past president of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, the leading organization of g ...