Dr. Duncan Burkholder Discusses Pain Control during Child Birth

When it comes to the pain of labor we only have three options. Option 1: Breathe through it. There are many women who can do that and it’s really not just because of how tough they are, it’s because of those other things that have to do with weather the labor is difficult or not. […]

My Doctor Didn’t Believe My Pain

– There have been so many times when my doctors have not believed me when I told them that I was in pain. The first one happened when I was 15 years old and during basketball practice, while running wind sprints, I started to feel this horrible horrible pain in my abdomen. You know how […]

False Labor vs. True Labor – Childbirth Education

Hi, my name is Wendy Nichols. I’m a registered nurse and the childbirth instructor for Signature Medical Group. Today we’re gonna talk about labor: false labor vs. true labor Braxton Hicks contractions, otherwise known as false labor are a tightening sensation or contractions that are happening only in the front of your abdomen you’ll feel […]

Pregnancy Tips : How to Avoid Constipation While Pregnant

Do you have questions that you are afraid to ask our friends or your doctor about your pregnancy? I’m Dr. Jill from Tampa, Florida here to answer those questions that you might be embarrassed to tell others. How to avoid constipation in pregnancy. It is a very common common. About 50% of women suffer from […]

Dr. Stacy Brown Talks About the Childbirth Experience

Every day is exciting and differen’t. It’s a diverse, virbrant neighborhood. When a patient comes in with a certain request or desire, it’s about finding the right combination to meet them where they are. Listening to patients about what their expectations are during their prenatal care and trying to be clear about what our expectations […]

Pregnancy Q&A: Am I gaining too much weight?

I’m Dr. Steven Olsen. I’ve been with McLaren Macomb for 20 years as a practicing OB/GYN. A very common question that I get when my patients come to see me is, am i gaining too much weight. They’re very, very concerned about their weight gain during pregnancy. It’s an excellent question because you want to […]

Pregnancy Tips : How to Find Out if You Are Pregnant

Are you crying when you are watching Hallmark commercials? Are you all of a sudden tired and not understanding what is happening. You could be pregnant. I’m Dr. Jill from Tampa, Florida, here to tell you how to find out if you’re pregnant. The most obvious way to find out if you are pregnant is […]

Pregnancy Tips : How to Get Pregnant With PCOS

Have you been diagnosed with PCOS? Or, in other words Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. I’m Doctor Jill from Tampa, Florida here to tell you how you can get pregnant with PCOS. PCOS is a dynamic process throughout the womans, that effects you throughout the womans life, including extra hair growth, increased weight, menstrual irregularities, and sometimes […]

Pregnancy Tips : How to Pick a Pregnancy Test Kit

Have you been trying to get pregnant or are you nervous to know if you’re pregnant? I’m Dr. Jill from Tampa, Florida telling you how to pick a pregnancy test. It seems pretty simple right? Go to the store, grab one, check it. It’s not that easy. There are lots of options out there and […]

How do I prepare for a healthy pregnancy? Ask your doctor

what’s the number one thing that you can do to have a healthy pregnancy? Well it actually might not be what you think. Everyone’s focused on taking a prenatal and that is definitely important, we do recommend taking a prenatal vitamin before you want to get pregnant, but the number one thing that I recommend […]