Midwifery Women's Care
Midwife & OB-GYN located in Boca Raton, FL
The team at Midwifery Women’s Care has helped many women in Boca Raton, Florida and the surrounding areas through menopause. Many of the women who have come to the practice for menopause treatments have found better overall health and wellbeing.
Menopause Q & A
What Exactly Is Menopause?
Menopause is a stage that middle-aged women eventually go through when they menstrual cycles stop and fertility ceases. In medical literature, it’s specifically defined as the 12 months after a woman's final menstrual period. The one-year mark indicates that the women’s menstrual cycles have ceased. For most women, this occurs sometime during their 40s or 50s. Menopause is a normal part of life and while there are common symptoms, each woman has a unique experience.
Does Menopause Cause Any Symptoms?
Menopause is associated with several different symptoms. Common symptoms include emotional swings, hot flashes, and weight gain, which may be triggered by hormonal changes that women go through during this time of life. Lots of women also have difficulty sleeping, which can lead to fatigue. In a few cases, more serious symptoms, such as pelvic organ prolapse, can develop.
What Treatments Are Available for Women Going Through Menopause?
The best way to treat a woman’s menopause symptoms depends on the particular symptoms she is experiencing and the severity of those symptoms. In some cases, medication or hormone replacement may be appropriate. Most women, however, are able to manage many of their symptoms by making lifestyle changes. Following a sleep schedule, exercising regularly, and eating healthy, for example, can help alleviate symptoms. It is important to see your gynecologist for annual visits so that he or she will notice any changes in your health and well-being and provide treatment and care to assist you through this period of change.
How Long Are Most Menopause Appointments?
Most menopause appointments take about as long as a standard well-care exam. Because treatments don’t require any advanced procedures, a provider just needs time to visit with the patient and perform a basic exam. After the exam, they can recommend any treatments that are appropriate and write any prescriptions that are needed.
Words from our patients
"The staff and midwives are beyond wonderful. The office is absolutely beautiful, and I recommend anyone who is looking for an OB/GYN to go to Midwifery Women's Care!"
"Kathy Fair is the best! I moved to Fort Lauderdale three years ago, but still make the drive to see her!"
"Was blown away by Kathy Fair and the amazing staff! Would highly recommend to all my friends and family! What an amazing group!"
"Love love love Christine! (And Kathy too). Christine delivered my two beautiful boys and we were very difficult patients!"
"Kathy, Christine and everyone in their practice are awesome! So happy to have you all in our lives! Thank you for everything!"
"She delivered both my son and daughter, two very healthy babies! MUCH LOVE!! Kathy and Chris the "Dynamic Duo"!"
"Kathy and Christine delivered my 4 children and every experience was beautiful because of them! I Love you guys!"
"Kathy is truly amazing! I had the most amazing pregnancy and delivery under her care! Her and Christine work so well together to make the whole process so comfortable!!"
"The Family environment Kathy, Christine and the staff at Midwifery Women's Care provide is Top Notch. I love you guys thanks for taking such good care of my family."
"I chose this office for my primary care during pregnancy and would recommend here a thousand times over! Staff is incredible, both Kathy and Christine are amazing..."