What Happens if My Baby is Breech?
As a woman approaches her due date, there are many concerns she may have about giving birth and safely delivering a healthy baby. If you are in your third trimester and getting close to full term, then you might be aware of the possibility of breech presentation. This condition affects a relatively small percentage of … Continue reading What Happens if My Baby is Breech?
9 Things You Didn’t Know Your OB/GYN Could Help You With
If you’ve ever been pregnant or had a routine annual well-woman exam, you are probably familiar with many of the services an OB/GYN can provide. Things that immediately spring to mind include pregnancy care and all that can be involved in annual or other routine exams (Pap smears, pelvic exams, breast exams, etc.). However, these … Continue reading 9 Things You Didn’t Know Your OB/GYN Could Help You With
A Message from Dr. Campbell
To My Dear Patients, It is with a great deal of sadness and a sense of regret that I inform you I am retiring and am no longer seeing patients at Raleigh OB/GYN. This decision was the result of a very serious family accident and several personal medical issues. Part of my regret rests in … Continue reading A Message from Dr. Campbell
Postpartum Depression: What You Need to Know
May is National Mental Health Month, so we thought it would be fitting to shed some light on postpartum depression (PPD)–a mood disorder an estimated 1 in 9 women experience after childbirth. In some areas of the country, the estimate may be as high as 20% of new moms. In recent years, discussions and research … Continue reading Postpartum Depression: What You Need to Know
Morning Sickness: What’s Normal and What’s Not
An estimated 70-80% of pregnant women experience some type of morning sickness during their pregnancy, however, around 2% will experience severe morning sickness–a condition called hyperemesis gravidarum. The tricky thing is that what is considered “normal” morning sickness can be difficult to discern, particularly if it is your first pregnancy. Here are some indicators that … Continue reading Morning Sickness: What’s Normal and What’s Not
10 Pregnancy Symptoms You Should Call Your Doctor About
Pregnancy can bring on a wide range of symptoms from cravings and “the glow” to morning sickness and of course, weight gain. While most are merely uncomfortable, others may indicate a potential complication. It’s important to be aware of what pregnancy symptoms you should call your doctor about right away: 1. Extreme fatigue or dizziness While … Continue reading 10 Pregnancy Symptoms You Should Call Your Doctor About
6 Options to Relieve Labor Pain
One of the common misconceptions about labor and delivery involves the various pain relief options that are available. In particular, many first-time moms might assume that the options include epidural or no epidural. But, there are various other medication and non-medication forms for pain management. Each woman has a different threshold for pain and reacts … Continue reading 6 Options to Relieve Labor Pain
6 Tips for Protecting Your Newborn from School Germs
The school year is back in full swing. Unfortunately, just as you’re settling into your new routine, the back-to-school crud is likely to rear its ugly head especially as temperatures slowly begin to cool and flu season approaches. On average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school … Continue reading 6 Tips for Protecting Your Newborn from School Germs
Struggling to Get Pregnant? You are Not Alone.
If you have been struggling to get pregnant, know that you are not alone. Believe it or not, one out of every eight couples in the United States have trouble conceiving. Infertility can be the result of both men and women and has a variety of causes. Read on to learn more about the causes … Continue reading Struggling to Get Pregnant? You are Not Alone.
NovaSure: Is It Right for You?
Heavy periods can take a serious toll on a woman’s life. Fortunately, there is a quick and effective solution to this issue. NovaSure endometrial ablation is a one-time procedure that’s designed to remove the uterine lining or endometrium, which is what causes heavy bleeding. This procedure can be completed in only five minutes and does … Continue reading NovaSure: Is It Right for You?