Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

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.

Goodbye, sleep; Hello, fatherhood: Life as a new dad

Goodbye, sleep; Hello, fatherhood: Life as a new dad

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Dr. Stewart describes the ups and downs of becoming a father for the first time, and how it’s changed his views on healthcare and life.

It’s not your fault: Understanding miscarriage

It’s not your fault: Understanding miscarriage

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Miscarriage is far more common than many people think. Dr. Horsager-Boehrer explains why it is important to disprove the myths about miscarriage.

Overcoming postpartum depression: Elaine’s story

Overcoming postpartum depression: Elaine’s story

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Elaine Jacobson went through postpartum depression twice. She tells her story to encourage other women to seek support if they have symptoms.

‘Baby blues’ or postpartum depression?

‘Baby blues’ or postpartum depression?

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After a baby is born, are you feeling blue, or is it postpartum depression? Two UT Southwestern doctors in Dallas talk about how to tell the difference.

Watch for stroke symptoms when pregnant

Watch for stroke symptoms when pregnant

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Each year, thousands of women have a stroke during their pregnancy or in the first few weeks following delivery. A UT Southwestern doctor in Dallas talks about stroke symptoms and reducing your risk.

Beyond the delivery room: 3 doctors become mothers

Beyond the delivery room: 3 doctors become mothers

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You can’t learn motherhood from a textbook. Three new moms who are Ob/Gyn professionals share their stories.