Pregnant woman with fibroids after pregnancy in hospital gown

Your Guide to Fibroids After Pregnancy

You’ve just had a baby and you’re frantically searching for answers about how your fibroids will change postpartum. Everyone knows the feeling of trying to find the right article that will put your worries and stress at ease. Thankfully, at the Fibroid Fighters Foundation, we’ve got your back. Whether you’re currently pregnant or have already…

Diagram of uterus model with fibroids

What Are Cervical Fibroids?

You’ve been experiencing extremely heavy periods, discomfort when inserting a tampon, and pain during sex so you make an appointment with your doctor to find out what could be the issue. After an exam, your doctor prescribes an ultrasound to see if cervical fibroids could be causing your discomfort. The ultrasound concludes that you have…

DNA strand and gene research for uterine fibroids

Uterine Fibroid Research: The HoxA13 Gene

Uterine fibroids are one of the most under-researched health conditions, yet they affect nearly 26 million women in the U.S. Thankfully, more people are realizing this enormous disparity and are looking to make a difference. Researchers at the Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Centers have come together with the Van Andel Institute and Spectrum…

what is uterine fibroid embolization

What Is Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)?

Whether you’ve experiencing painful, heavy periods or have just been diagnosed with uterine fibroids, choosing the right treatment for you can be stressful. Your doctor may have given you pamphlets on hysterectomy or myomectomy, but what if you’re scared about undergoing surgery? Like with any surgery, there are many risks involved with going under the…