Obstetrics & Gynecology Articles

Amanda Doll

10/23/2013 | Obstetrics & GynecologyWomen's Health

As a pre-school teacher, 30-year-old Amanda Doll spends all day with babies and young children. But the baby she is most excited to spend time with is due this summer—she and her husband, Ian, are expecting their first child in August. “We’re so ready,” Amanda says. “We…

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Steve and Joanna Sellars

10/17/2013 | Obstetrics & Gynecology

Today, fathers play a big role in helping moms remain calm. Steve and Joanna Sellars are part of three generations of babies born at IU Health Methodist Hospital, each with a unique story. The Sellars' first child was born with an epidural for mom's pain, while their second arrived with the aid…

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Kaycie and Robb King

10/17/2013 | Obstetrics & Gynecology

While living in Oregon, Kaycie and Robb King used the Internet to find certified nurse-midwives and a hospital willing to support them in their quest for a natural childbirth. "We liked the security of Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital's Level I Trauma Center and the willingness of staff…

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Sharon Wood

10/17/2013 | Obstetrics & GynecologyWomen's Health

You break a leg. You get it treated. You call friends and family to tell them about your misfortune.  You experience urge incontinence. You wouldn’t think of getting help for it. You don’t tell a soul, not even your doctor.  Unfortunately, that’s true for many…

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“I had some pain at times, but I didn’t take much pain medicine. And if I had abdominal pain, it probably was because I overdid it, so I would rest and it was okay. The pain was like a soreness, but very tolerable.”

Corby Thiel

10/16/2013 | Obstetrics & GynecologyWomen's Health

Completing a fellowship in minimally invasive (laparoscopic and robotic) surgery in Seattle prepared Dr. Meenu Goel in one of the newest surgical methods—da Vinci. It’s a minimally invasive option that requires only a few tiny incisions while delivering…

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Alexandra Hidalgo

11/16/2011 | Obstetrics & Gynecology

Alexandra Hidalgo and Nathaniel Bowler, who met as undergraduates, married 11 years ago and came to West Lafayette for Hidalgo’s doctoral studies in Rhetoric and Composition. He works for Follett Bookstores and is a writer; besides an academic, Hidalgo is also a documentary filmmaker. …

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Nick and Kelly Manicke

09/30/2010 | Obstetrics & Gynecology

Decorating their baby’s room in a nautical theme may have been an indication that smooth sailing was ahead for Kelly and Nick Manicke as they prepared for the birth of their son, Lucas.  Its décor was complete before his birth: blue-and-white striped wallpaper, white…

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