Meet The Doc: Douglas MacFarlane, MD

I went into obstetrics and gynecology because it offers everything a doctor could ever want. We get to work with patients. We get to work in the office. We get to do deliveries, which is incredibly special and we get to do surgery, which is also challenging. When a patient comes into our office it’s […]

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. […]

Pregnancy: Ask Dr. Helain Landy

My name is Helain Landy, I’m the head of the department of OBGYN and a practicing maternal-fetal medicine specialist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. I take care of high-risk pregnancies in my clinical activities. I do a lot of ultrasounds and associated procedures involving prenatal diagnosis, and I still do some deliveries. I think pregnancy […]