Spending the night alternating trash cans under my sick-with-a-stomach-virus toddler and waking every two hours to feed a hungry, screaming newborn, is enough birth control for me. The thought of adding another child to the mix is enough to cause a panic attack. But for many women in the U.S., even having a house full … Continue reading Birth control and moms: What is the best choice for you?
You make sure your kids and husband get to the doctor to get the tests and medical attention they need. But what about you? What medical tests should you be getting to stay healthy and prevent illness? Scott & White obstetrician/gynecologist Pamela Greene, MD, offers women some advice on how to determine what medical screenings … Continue reading Moms: Are you getting the medical tests you need to stay healthy and prevent illness?
Kids can take a toll on you. Especially your body. After having your babies, you’ve got a little extra of this and a little more of that here and there. You diet, you exercise, you chase after your kids—but that “baby fat” still hangs around. You need a Mommy Makeover. Kendall R. Roehl, MD, Plastic … Continue reading Mommy Makeover: A Little Fix-Up for Mom
The smile on Maya Donaldson’s face doesn’t speak of the struggles she faced when she was born prematurely. Instead, it reflects the enduring love of her parents, the dedication of her Scott & White surgeons, the lasting friendships and the special gifts of blood she received from her Hometown Heroes. Maya was due to be … Continue reading Meet Maya, Hometown Hero
Two years ago, when she was almost 38 weeks pregnant, Sabrina Reed became alarmed by her baby’s sudden inactivity in her womb. The wife of Army Staff Sergeant Travis Reed, now stationed in Kuwait, Mrs. Reed contacted doctors at Fort Hood’s Darnell Army Medical Center. Within a few hours after arriving at the hospital, she … Continue reading Meet Hunter Reed
When you think of someone who’s had Botox, you’re probably imagining someone who could qualify for one of those Real Housewives shows. But, the wrinkle-reducer has also proven itself to help treat a number of medical problems, including urinary incontinence. The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the drug to treat overactive bladders in people … Continue reading B-o-t-o-x could spell relief for urinary incontinence patients
Dr. Sarah Hibbs Offers Pregnant Moms Tips On Alleviating Worries And Enjoying The Ride Along with morning sickness, swollen feet and cravings for strange food combinations, pregnancy can also bring insecurities and worries about the life that is growing inside of you. For first-time mom, and Belton resident, Mrs. Jennifer Jones, the fear of the … Continue reading Pickles and ice cream anyone?
How to distinguish between true and false labor contractions. During the stages of a woman’s pregnancy, there are times of worry and excitement. From surviving morning sickness to feeling the baby move, your body goes through a lot of changes. It’s a roller coaster ride that will end as you hold your new baby. Before … Continue reading Will I know when it’s really labor?
When College Station resident, Kristi Sikes, and her husband got married, they dreamed that they would be able to become parents. But after nine years of trying to get pregnant naturally, all they had was frustration and heartbreak. “Infertility is a very stressful situation, primarily because it’s unplanned,” said gynecologist Sheila H. Bonds, MD, Scott … Continue reading Infertility: Find out what it is, how it’s diagnosed, and Scott & White’s treatment success rates
Plastic Surgeon Dr. Neal Hoganson Offers Advice On Choosing A Treatment Plan That’s Best For You Each year more than 254,000 American women face breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. And when a woman is diagnosed, she is faced with many decisions when it comes to treatment. “The patient goes from day one … Continue reading Breast reconstruction: What are my options?