Obstetrics-Gynecology Stories

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.

Number of babies can affect women’s risk of heart disease

Number of babies can affect women’s risk of heart disease

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A UT Southwestern cardiologist says it’s important that physicians take a pregnancy history when assessing a woman’s heart-disease risk. A new study found higher levels of subclinical heart disease in women who had given birth four or more times.

3 ‘imperfect’ pregnancies = a perfect Mother’s Day

3 ‘imperfect’ pregnancies = a perfect Mother’s Day

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Three new moms share how they embraced motherhood while overcoming complicated pregnancies.

Q&A – Spring 2015

 

Ice cream and listeria: Information for pregnant women

Ice cream and listeria: Information for pregnant women

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Pregnant women who have recently eaten Blue Bell Ice Cream may be at risk of listeria infection.

Understanding and managing morning sickness

Understanding and managing morning sickness

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The doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas explain how women can overcome some symptoms of morning sickness through diet and other means.

Feeling your baby move during pregnancy

Feeling your baby move during pregnancy

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Feeling your baby move is one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy. A UT Southwestern obstetrician outlines when and how pregnant women should feel fetal movements.

Lesley’s story: Two pregnancies after age 35

Lesley’s story: Two pregnancies after age 35

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Many women have anxiety about pregnancy after age 35. A UT Southwestern patient shares her story of two pregnancies after age 35.

Pregnancy over age 35: A numbers game

Pregnancy over age 35: A numbers game

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Having a baby over age 35 does not always lead to complications. An obstetrician at UT Southwestern in Dallas sheds light on the facts of having a pregnancy later in life.