Category: Obstetrics

VBAC – A Closer Look

Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in February of 2016. VBAC is an often desired delivery for patients who are seen at Kamm McKenzie.  In fact, we have many women who chose to come to us, or transfer their care to us mid-pregnancy, because of our willingness to support a woman’s decision for VBAC […]

Written by on June 8, 2022

Artificial Sweeteners In Pregnancy

Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in May 2015 Calm down everyone… please.   Our phone nurses really should be answering emergency calls and not giving advice on how many packets of Sweet ‘N Low is acceptable in a day.  Enjoying most of the things you normally consume outside of the pregnancy state (you all […]

Written by on May 19, 2022

WEANING FROM BREASTFEEDING

Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in May 2014 We get a lot of phone calls and visits with questions about weaning strategies from breastfeeding. So who better to provide these wonderful tips than the young male doctor with no children, right?  Well, I have done my research and will provide some helpful hints in […]

Written by on May 13, 2022

Early Pregnancy

Originally written and published in 2019 When should you schedule your first OB appointment? I have seen and heard numerous advertisements for other local groups promoting their “now, not 8 weeks from now” approach to early pregnancy.  We agree with being seen early, and have been doing it that way for several years already! Over […]

Written by on April 15, 2022

Postpartum Bleeding and Swelling: What’s Normal?

A couple of the more common calls we get after delivery have to do with the amount of bleeding you have or the amount of swelling you are noticing.  While we have information on the website about what to expect after vaginal birth or cesarean, I thought I would take a few minutes of your time to give you the low down on postpartum bleeding and swelling.

Written by on February 1, 2022