A pregnant woman with contraction in a hospital waiting to give birth.

Giving birth is an incredible act that calls for strength, resilience, and support. Understanding the stages of labor and delivery can ease your worries and empower you to successfully complete the final steps that take you from pregnancy to motherhood.

Young woman in jeans holding birth control pills

There can be some side effects to using birth control pills but packing on the pounds usually isn’t among them. Some women worry that using birth control will make them gain weight, but studies have shown that methods like the pill, the ring and the patch don’t make most women gain or lose weight.

Senoir women hugging each other after exercising.

Maybe you’re starting out in your 20s, making a family in your 30s, raising teenagers in your 40s, preparing for that empty nest in your 50s, or getting ready for retirement in your 60s. Whatever your age, one thing is true; we’re all getting older every day and there are things that can help all women as we continue on life’s journey. Here are a few tips for healthy living at every age.

Woman in a bathroom with her hands over her bladder experiencing urinary incontinence.

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control and having to pee unexpectedly. It’s frustrating because it can affect your personal life, work and social life. Urinary incontinence is a problem for at least half of older women, and occurs in different forms.

Mother breastfeeding her newborn.

You’ve done the right thing and avoided alcohol throughout your pregnancy.  Your baby is here now, but is it okay to drink alcohol if you are breastfeeding your child?

Northline Women's Health Center Locations:

15675 Northline Road

Southgate, MI 48195

(734) 282-3600
(734) 282-3603 - Fax

23050 West Road, Suite 210

Brownstown Twp., MI 48183

(734) 362-7000
(734) 362-7077 - Fax