Tag: obstetrician

Pelvic Pain Blog Series: Intro to Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain and lower abdominal pain (outside of pregnancy) is by far one of the most common reasons women see our providers for appointments.  I thought it would be nice to write a series of blogs about the different gynecological etiologies of pelvic pain to add a resource for you to refer back to, were you to experience this type of discomfort in the future.  This blog will serve as an introduction to pelvic pain and let you know how we think about the different causes and do a gynecological specific work up.

Written by on April 25, 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

Does the Covid Vaccine Really Affect Menstrual Cycles?

When Covid vaccines first came out some hesitancy existed in women planning to get pregnant, despite all the major obstetrical, gynecology, and fertility organizations advocating for it. People would hear about their friend whose period was never the same after a Covid vaccine and freaked out. A recent study in Obstetrics and Gynecology looked into this so we could get a real answer.

Written by on January 27, 2022

Eat Healthy From the Start

For those of you that have had your “New OB Physical” appointment with me, you have heard my spiel on exercise in pregnancy and eating healthy. Well, regarding diet, a new study proves that my advice is indeed effective in improving pregnancy outcomes. Let’s take a closer look.

Written by on August 5, 2021

Prenatal Yoga

As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and long-time Yoga student, I have been captivated by the many benefits of yoga for physical and mental health. I recently decided to meld my personal and professional interests by furthering my yoga studies through a 200-hour yoga teacher training program. I have learned far more than I am able to share in a single blog post, and I am certain I have much more still to learn. With that said, I am honored to share my knowledge about yoga and pregnancy with you!

Written by on March 30, 2021

Covid Vaccine Update: Johnson & Johnson

For those that have not read my first blog postings on the Covid Vaccine in pregnancy and breastfeeding, I suggest you start there and then return to this one for updates.  Since the last blogs, over 30,000 pregnant women have self entered into the CDC’s v-safe program, which tracks outcomes including miscarriage, stillbirth, pregnancy complications, […]

Written by on March 16, 2021