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Check out our NEW website! 🎉 🤓 We have updated forms, links, physician biographies, and a great section on frequently asked questions during pregnancy. Let us know what you think!
Do you have a Mirena IUD that’s up for removal/replacement anytime soon?? Our office is part of the Mirena Extension Trial - it’s a great deal...keep your Mirena in longer, AND get paid! Contact me if you if anyone you know is interested.
clinicaltrials.gov Mirena Extension Trial - Full Text View.
It's flu season already and our flu vaccines are in - come & get em!
Pregnant mamas - you will pass those antibodies to your baby (who can't receive his/her own vaccine until 6 months old) AND help protect yourself (flu is more dangerous in pregnancy with a higher risk of pneumonia & even death).
A few of my patients have asked about increased risk of miscarriage as suggested by a study earlier this year. There are a few reasons not to worry:
- it was a very small study (larger ones with many more patients have shown that it is safe)
- because of the way they grouped people in the study, people with higher risk for miscarriage (because of things like diabetes) had a higher number of flu vaccines so it's difficult to know the true cause
- they identify the miscarriage risk in the first 28 days of pregnancy and not beyond (so if you're still worried, just wait until you are 6+ weeks pregnant).
Hope this helps!
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nytimes.com Sometimes the birth we envision comes to fruition and sometimes it doesn’t.
Construction has begun! So exciting!!
dfw.cbslocal.com Medical City Dallas will offer women a luxurious and spacious option to receive high level, specialized healthcare for a comprehensive range of women's services in a new, state-of-the-art Women’s Hospital.
Welcome to the world sweet little Connor Jackson Walker! Born 11/8/16 @ 8:48pm, 7#15oz. We are in love 💙
A few days short of my planned induction...I held on as long as I could! Thanks for understanding if you had to move an appointment or see another doctor - you're in GREAT hands while I'm out.
Hope you & your family had a safe & happy Halloween!!! 🎃👻
1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Countless patients, friends & family members of mine have been affected by this loss - sending a huge hug to you ALL.
This - a million times over.
mommadocs.org She holds back tears as she looks up at me. She’s been pushing for hours with little progress. “I’m so tired.” “I know you are, momma.” Her face is red and sweaty from her effort.
I ask moms about depression all the time - who's taking care of the dads? 😳
www.babble.com Hopefully, raising awareness will urge dads who are experiencing symptoms to get the help they need before anything escalates.
For you caffeine-loving mamas out there.
www.popsugar.com While some women feel more energetic during pregnancy, some (read: many) women may still need that little boost from their daily cup of joe — or maybe coffee is a luxury in their daily routine that they're not willing to give up just because of
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This is long, but definitely informative - a good update & many questions are answered. A couple of important points: if you're pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, please avoid travel to Zika areas (see CDC website), and if you must, please protect yourself - DEET insect repellent is safe in pregnancy.
thedianerehmshow.org One of her guests is always you.
Some have asked me this recently - if you've traveled to a country where Zika is prevalent (but don't know for sure you contracted the virus), wait 8 weeks to try to get pregnant. If you KNOW your partner contracted the virus, wait longer. (Men can carry it for 6 MONTHS).
www.cdc.gov Take a look at the latest and archived public health news releases published by the CDC.
www.washingtonpost.com Three doctors, one opinion: Take care of yourselves, too, mamas.
www.lifesignsblog.com Find helpful info on when to head to the ER or an urgent care facility on our LifeSigns blog.
ktla.com The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday night advised pregnant women to postpone travel to Mexico, Puerto Rico and parts of Central America and South America due to the presen...
[01/15/16] We're hiring! Receptionist/check-in position open in our very busy, fast paced OB/GYN office. Must have experience in an office setting, OB/GYN experience a plus. Duties include checking patients in, answering phones, & scheduling appointments. Must be able to multi-task & pay close attention to detail. Requires an up-beat and positive attitude. Please send resume & salary requirements to our office manager Debbie Scroggins at [email protected].
www.utswmedicine.org Most babies naturally move out of breech position, but about 4 percent of babies won’t. Learn the methods you can try to turn them.
Happy New Year!
health.usnews.com Hitting your stride with a baby on board is possible with these precautions and expert tricks.
Most of the time, the world of OB/GYN is a happy place, but sometimes, tragedy makes its way in. This author's metaphor of grief is so good.
magazine.good.is 'I wish I could say you get used to people dying. I never did. I don't want to.'
Just in time for the holidays ;). Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!
www.obgynnews.com Women with uncomplicated pregnancies should be encouraged to engage in aerobic and strength-conditioning exercises, including running, stationary cycling, and modified yoga, according to new recommendations from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Even women who were not active…
rootedforlife.wordpress.com In my bodywork and yoga sessions I see TONS of clients that experience super tight upper back, shoulder and neck pain from breastfeeding. Here are a few simple and easy poses I do with them to soft...
Shameless plea ;) Thanks all!!
www.utswmedicine.org If you’re pregnant, you need to take extra precautions when pampering yourself. A UT Southwestern Medical Center doctor talks about the safety of massages, manicures and pedicures, hair coloring, hot tubs and saunas, and laser hair removal – for both you and your baby.
Here's a good one - pregnant patients often ask for work modifications & we try to accommodate, but honestly it's NOT always medically necessary by the strict definition of that term...it's because patients want them. Therefore, I believe the PATIENT should investigate beforehand what modifications are "ok" with their supervisor & we can write a note to that effect. Maternity leave in the USA is truly much worse than most countries (that's a whole other issue), but sadly, this is what we have to deal with.
mobile.nytimes.com Unspecific or poorly timed notes seeking accommodations can bring harsh responses from women’s employers.
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In my first practice, we definitely shared deliveries & now I'm trying to do all my own. As I get busier, it gets more difficult to make that promise. I'm interested to hear what really matters to you...your own OB being there? Someone you've met at least? Don't care? Fine as long as they're female? Thoughts?
burningtheshortwhitecoat.wordpress.com "I want you to be there when I have my baby..." The words sting every time I hear them. The guilt flows like a broken dam and pulls at my heartstrings, making me feel so heavy inside… But, I can’t ...
Great story on postpartum depression. It's more common than you think, and often feels more like anxiety than depression. This story also has a link to a useful questionnaire.
www.utswmedicine.org Elaine Jacobson went through postpartum depression twice. She tells her story to encourage other women to seek support if they have symptoms.
www.cosmopolitan.com "Pregnancy, labor, and delivery are athletic events. You should train for them."
Patients are often surprised when I tell them how common miscarriages are.
nymag.com And misperceptions about them are causing people a lot of unnecessary psychological pain.
www.utswmedicine.org Ice cream and listeria: Information for pregnant women
Hmmm...kinda more coffee than I would feel comfortable "recommending" but interesting correlation.
www.cbsnews.com A new study finds another possible health benefit from drinking coffee
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