Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

Helping you understand scary (but often harmless) pregnancy ultrasound findings

Helping you understand scary (but often harmless) pregnancy ultrasound findings

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Dr. Horsager explains three pregnancy ultrasound findings that seem scary but typically are harmless.

Flu shots and miscarriage: Let’s clear up misunderstandings

Flu shots and miscarriage: Let’s clear up misunderstandings

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A 2017 study suggested that flu shots are associated with miscarriage. Why this is wrong, and why pregnant women need to be vaccinated.

The ‘fourth trimester’: Why women need health care after delivery

The ‘fourth trimester’: Why women need health care after delivery

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Women need regular health care after childbirth. Seeing a primary care doctor can help decrease women’s health risks postpartum and in future pregnancies.

What women need to know about thyroid conditions

What women need to know about thyroid conditions

 

No one knows why women are five to eight times more likely than men to have thyroid disorders, but because these problems can have a direct bearing on conceiving and having a successful pregnancy, understanding the various conditions and taking precautions are all the more important.

Should my baby boy get circumcised?

Should my baby boy get circumcised?

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Urologist Craig Peters, M.D., answers FAQs about circumcision to help new parents of baby boys decide what’s best for their sons.

10 North Texas moms share advice for new parents

10 North Texas moms share advice for new parents

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Having your first baby? Ten experienced moms share their words of wisdom with North Texas parents-to-be.

Womb with a view: Sensory development in utero

Womb with a view: Sensory development in utero

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Before they are born, babies can already hear, see, touch, and taste.

Part two: Can taking antibiotics during pregnancy increase risk of miscarriage?

Part two: Can taking antibiotics during pregnancy increase risk of miscarriage?

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A recent study has shown a potential relationship between taking certain antibiotics and increased risk for miscarriage. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains.

Part one: What are the common causes of miscarriage?

Part one: What are the common causes of miscarriage?

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Miscarriage is the most common complication in pregnancy, but many people don’t understand why it occurs. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains some of the most typical reasons for pregnancy loss.

Treating postpartum depression with complementary or alternative medicine

Treating postpartum depression with complementary or alternative medicine

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Many patients wonder if there are “natural” treatments they can use to manage or prevent postpartum depression. Dr. Harrison looks at existing complementary and alternative medicines and explains the relative benefits, drawbacks, and why these therapies should be approached with caution.