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Friday, July 28, 2017

I Have Fibroids and I am Pregnant: Now What?

By Rosanna Gray-Swain, MD

Most pregnant women with fibroids do great and have no problems related to their fibroids.  Most commonly your doctor will tell you that your fibroids are not a significant problem and not to worry about them. That said, depending on the number, size and location of your fibroids, your obstetrician may talk to you about the following potential implications of your fibroids in your pregnancy.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Fibroids and Getting Pregnant: What’s the scoop?

By Rosanna Gray-Swain, MD

How might fibroids interfere with getting pregnant, if at all? Dr. Rosanna Gray-Swain of West End OB-GYN explains.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

July is Fibroid Awareness Month

What are Fibroids?

Fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women and rarely appear before puberty and usually regress after menopause. Fibroids arise in the myometrium (muscle) of the uterus and are benign (noncancerous) tumors that can distort the internal and external contours of the uterus. 

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

So, you’re thinking of getting pregnant…

By Dr. Cory Miller, OB-GYN at Progress West Hospital

So, you’re thinking of getting pregnant? This can be such a joyous and challenging time, full of both hopes and anxieties. It’s a great time to set the stage for a healthy pregnancy, preparing as much as possible to reduce risks during your pregnancy.

I’ll share some helpful tips for preparing to conceive, but you may want to see your OB-GYN or primary care provider before you start trying. This way your provider can address health concerns for you specifically.

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Monday, January 09, 2017

Sneak Peek at Where You Will Want to Have Your Next Baby

By Rosanna Gray-Swain, MD, an OB-GYN who delivers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital
2017 is sure to bring many great things! We are thrilled to be welcoming new patients into our practice and sharing the exciting news that their families will be growing this year. Even after practicing for 10 years, I think there is always something magical about the appointment when you help your patient see or hear a baby’s heartbeat for the first time. 

Dr. Rosanna Gray-Swain is pictured with her colleague Dr. Bridget Rutledge on a tour of the new labor and delivery department.
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