Why Are We Talking About My Weight…Again?

As someone who has struggled with gaining and losing the same 20 30 pounds for most of my adult life, I can certainly relate to the trepidation associated with stepping…

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VBACs are Here

Labor and Delivery is now open at Medical City Frisco.  We are excited about the facilities, the staff and our ability to resume offering opportunities to VBAC to more patients….

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5 Benefits of Using Nitrous Oxide for Pain Relief During Labor

Nitrous oxide (N2O, commonly known as laughing gas) is already used as a labor analgesic in many Western countries, but it is infrequently used in the Unites States as an…

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Making Heads or Tails of Genetic Screening (Part 1)

Choosing whether to perform chromosome abnormality screening during early pregnancy can be a challenging decision for some parents. The question of how the tests will be done is also another…

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Natural Childbirth Classes

Childbirth is a beautiful process and taking a class to prepare you for it is always a good decision. Childbirth education began over 40 years ago to show mothers that…

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How to Have a Natural Childbirth in a Hospital

Research about Natural Childbirth Doing your own research will help give you an insight as to what the process is all about. Read as much as you can about it…

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How to Give Birth Naturally Without Pain

Opting for natural childbirth is a huge decision that requires a well thought out birth plan and a good support system. If you and your OB GYN have determined that…

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10 Indicators You Might Be Going Through Menopause and What You Should Do About It

There are many women in their 40s and beyond who look forward to the end of their reproductive years with eager anticipation. For some, the transition into menopause is a…

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What Fish Can I Eat While Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

  Pregnant women often ask about foods that should be avoided during pregnancy and the most common foods that are of concern are fish and shellfish. The FDA and EPA…

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Vitamin D and Expectant Mothers

by: Hillary Jarnagin, MD Do I Really Need This Much Vitamin D? If you are among the expectant mothers in our practice, you may have been diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency…

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