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Tuesday, January 03, 2017

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month

Learn more about signs and symptoms of an under-active Thyroid from Alison Baker, MD, an OB-GYN at Sullivan Clinic on the campus of Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriageā€¦..Then Comes Baby in A Baby Carriage? (Maybe)

While conventional old wisdom tells us that is the order of things, many of these societal attitudes have evolved. For example, more recently engaged or married women are waiting to have kids. Even so, there are steps that you and your partner can take now to ensure that you are physically and emotionally ready when the time is right.
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Monday, September 12, 2016

Episiotomies: Education before childbirth is key

Rosanna Gray-Swain, MD, speaks on this part of the birthing experience
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Understanding Fitness During Pregnancy

Erin DuMontier, MD, discusses the importance of exercise and what expecting mothers need to know before starting an exercise program

There are many factors women need to consider when exercising during pregnancy, including oxygen demand and blood volume.

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

New and Expectant Families Concerned about the Zika Virus

Dr. Gray-Swain of West End OB-GYN was featured on KSDK speaking on the ways families can protect themselves and if they should reroute any vacation they have planned

Article updated 9/14/2016

Dr. Rosanna Gray-Swain was featured on KSDK urging expectant families to check the CDC Zika map and not travel to any regions where the virus has been found. She emphasizes that men should also take precautions with travel plans, especially since those who contract the virus don’t always experience symptoms. Watch the whole piece here.

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