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Announcement: Centra Visitation Restrictions

Women’s Health is posting this to inform our patients of a recent change to Centra protcol. Due to the increased prevalence of flu in our area, all Centra facilities are implementing temporary visitation restrictions. In order to protect our patients and staff from flu and other infectious diseases, the following precautionary measures are effective immediately; […]


The Best Exercises That Are Still Safe To Do While Pregnant

Moms to-be have a lot in common. Besides that so-called “glow” everyone says you have, there are swollen ankles, constipation, aches and pains, bloating, and fatigue. Let’s not forget about the fact that you can’t get a good night’s sleep. Yeah, that too.


Gift Certificates Now Available for “FUN” Ultrasounds!

Struggling to find a Christmas gift for your expectant friends? Get them a “FUN” ultrasound from Women’s Health Services of Central Virginia!


10 Clear Signs That You May Have Endometriosis

Many women living with endometriosis do not even realize that they have it, and a major lack of communication is often to blame.


STI vs. UTI: What’s The Difference Between Their Symptoms?

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are both quite common. There are some symptoms similar to both an STI and a UTI, so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you to spot the difference quickly and take action.


Celebrate World Breast Feeding Month at Milkapalooza!

Women’s Health Services of Central Virginia was proud a sponsor of Milkapalooza, an event celebrating World Breastfeeding Month and the success achieved TOGETHER in our community! The event included Food Trucks, Baby Cows, Princess, raffle prizes, inflatable bounce house, photo booths, face painting and more!!


Forum on Women’s Sexual Health!

Several providers from Women’s Health Services took part in a forum on women’s sexual health on Wednesday, July 11th at 5:30 pm for a discussion with a local panel of specialists!


Menopause And Dry Skin

First there were the hot flashes and the sleepless nights. Then it became harder to zip your favorite jeans, and loved ones thought you had completely lost your mind due to mood swings.  Just when you thought you had gotten through the worst of menopause, well, not so fast. There’s more!


How To Prevent Prenatal Infections

Pregnancy is a joyful time for moms-to-be, but as you decorate the nursery and plan for the baby’s arrival, don’t forget to take precautions to prevent prenatal infections. They can be dangerous for both mother and baby.


Understanding Fertility with The Motherhood Collective

Dr. Marraccini is scheduled to speak on Monday, April 9th, 2018, at 10:00am about fertility.