Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

Should I have bariatric surgery before my pregnancy?

Should I have bariatric surgery before my pregnancy?

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If you are severely overweight and want to become pregnant, you need a plan that might include bariatric surgery. A UT Southwestern doctor gives you 3 things to think about.

Answers to common questions about breastfeeding

Answers to common questions about breastfeeding

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During a live chat, three doctors and two lactation consultants offered tips and helpful information about breastfeeding.

5 tips for successful breastfeeding

5 tips for successful breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding difficulties are very common for new mothers. Dr. Julie Lo offers five breastfeeding tips.

Answering your questions about breastfeeding

Answering your questions about breastfeeding

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Doctors from UT Southwestern want to answer your questions about breastfeeding. Join their live chat on Facebook and Twitter on August 5, 2015.

Is it OK to use a hot tub during early pregnancy?

Is it OK to use a hot tub during early pregnancy?

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Hot tubs are relaxing but caution is suggested in early pregnancy. Dr. Horsager explains why pregnant women should monitor their hot tub use.

Be safe when pampering yourself during pregnancy

Be safe when pampering yourself during pregnancy

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When you’re pregnant, you need to take extra precautions even when pampering yourself. Dr. Shivani Patel discusses the safety of massages, manicures, pedicures, and hair treatments while pregnant.

Zofran for morning sickness: The risks are minimal

Zofran for morning sickness: The risks are minimal

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Zofran® (ondansetron) has made headlines for potentially causing birth defects. Dr. Horsager explains how to effectively manage morning sickness.

Should I bank my baby’s umbilical cord blood?

Should I bank my baby’s umbilical cord blood?

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Should parents bank their children’s umbilical cord blood? A UT Southwestern obstetrician in Dallas explains types of cord blood storage to help you decide.

Pregnant? Plan ahead to stay comfortable this summer

Pregnant? Plan ahead to stay comfortable this summer

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Pregnancy changes your body, but it shouldn’t stop you from enjoying summer. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains how to beat the heat and have fun this summer.

Responsibility and pride: First month of fatherhood full of learning

Responsibility and pride: First month of fatherhood full of learning

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New dad Dr. Nelson shares his story of the first month of fatherhood and offers tips.