Patient Education: Get Informed About Obstetric and Gynecologic Problems, Health & Options
When it comes to your health — through every stage of your life — we’re here as your advocates, guides and partners. This includes providing you what you need to make informed decisions and take charge of your health confidently.
In addition to prioritizing patient education in all that we do and throughout the care we provide, we have compiled these educational resources. Below, you’ll find external, web-based resources from authoritative Women’s Health organizations and a list of medications you can safely take for common ailments during your pregnancy.
PREGNANCY & CHILDBIRTH
“Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”
– Elizabeth Stone
- Baylor Medical Center McKinney
- Medical Center of McKinney
- Postpartum Depression
- Prenatal Care
- Banking of Umbilical Stem Cells
- Reproductive Health
- Zika Virus
“A woman may develop wrinkles and cellulite, lose her waistline, her bustline, her ability to bear a child, even her sense of humor, but none of that implies a loss of her sexuality, her femininity.”
– Barbara Gordon
“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”
– Sophia Lauren
“Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A ‘You can do it’ when things are tough.”
– Richard DeVos
MEDICATIONS SAFE FOR USE DURING PREGNANCY
During pregnancy, you can be more susceptible to certain ailments (like cold and flu) and other conditions. But not all medications are safe to use during pregnancy, and you need to be aware which ones to use and which to avoid, which is outlined in the table below.
Adhere to the medications listed here, and be sure to follow medications’ labels and instructions for proper dosage and use.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (972) 542-8884. You can also schedule an appointment using our easy online form.