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    • Pregnancy and opiod addiction–There Is Help For You!

      - By Dr. Wes Davis Opioid addiction is a nationwide problem. Prescription pain medication addiction and heroin addiction are one the rise. If affects millions of people in the US. Many of those same people are pregnant, or are considering pregnancy. One nationwide survey found that between 1998 and 2011,… Read more… 

      Published on February 10, 2017

    • New OB Visit

      Your First Pregnancy Visit

      Your first pregnancy visit can be a little scary, especially if you are a first time mother. This article is intended to help you better understand what will occur at your first visit, and help you feel more at ease. (Pregnancy visits are sometimes called "Prenatal visits" or "OB visits";… Read more… 

      Published on February 25, 2016

    • Sleeping Positions During Pregnancy

      During pregnancy, it can sometimes be difficult to find a comfortable position for sleeping. Your regular sleeping positions may no longer be possible, or may be too uncomfortable. Read on for some ideas that may help you get that much needed rest. Common Sleeping Issues During Pregnancy: Belly gets in… Read more… 

      Published on October 7, 2015

    • Understanding Blood Pressure

      We hear and talk about it all the time- Blood Pressure. But, what does this part of my doctor’s visit really mean? Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of the blood vessels. There are 2 numbers involved in a blood pressure reading: The… Read more… 

      Published on October 7, 2015

    • Pap smear frequency: Less is More!

      – By Dr. Wesley Davis Good news for those who dread the yearly pap: It is a thing of the past! I still recommend a yearly exam (or every two years at least), but paps are no longer every year. Here’s the scoop: pre-cancerous changes of the cervix are caused… Read more… 

      Published on October 5, 2015

    • When You Want to Change Providers

      We have all been there- you just don’t fit with your physician or midwife and want to switch. You are concerned because you do not want to cause any hurt feelings and are unsure how to go about it. We understand and want to help you find a provider who… Read more… 

      Published on October 1, 2015

    • Types of Breast Screenings

      Many insurance companies are recognizing the benefits of breast screenings. I got a letter just the other day telling me that if I hadn’t been in for a screening mammogram, I should schedule one. My insurance let me know that I could get one screening mammogram per year, free of… Read more… 

      Published on May 1, 2015

    • Robotic Surgery

      by Darren Housel M.D. When you think about robotic surgery, there is nothing magical or telepathic going on; it is simply an advanced laparoscopic technique. With the traditional "free hand" laparoscopy, an incision is made (for gynecology it is usually around the belly button area) and a fiber optic scope,… Read more… 

      Published on March 23, 2015

    • Permanent Birth Control Methods

      by Darren Housel M.D. When discussing permanent birth control methods available to women, there are several options to consider. "Tubal Ligation" is one of the most well-known. The term "ligation" indicates "tying" something. It was originally given this name because the procedure was done using a suture to "tie off"… Read more… 

      Published on March 19, 2015

    • The Importance of Ultrasound During Pregnancy

      Not only are ultrasounds a fun way to see the fetus during pregnancy, they are also very important to the health of mom and baby. Our 2D, 3D, and 4D ultrasounds are available to scan each expecting mother at every appointment. This gives us a better look at changes in… Read more… 

      Published on January 30, 2015