Gainesville’s All About Women Celebrates American Heart Month

Heart disease can be scary to talk about, but it's important: according to the American Heart Association, heart attack and stroke kill one in three women – more than all cancers combined. In honor of American Heart Month, the physicians at All About Women encourage you to learn about the unique … [Read more...]

Medicated vs. Natural Birth: Making an Informed Decision

There are many different decisions a woman has to make when she finds out she’s expecting; it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Which things should I avoid? Which medications are safe to take? Will my baby breastfeed or bottle-feed? And, of course, one of the most difficult and controversial decisions: … [Read more...]

Positively Negative: All About Pregnancy Tests

How Do Pregnancy Tests work? Pregnancy tests are designed to test either urine or blood for a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). Here’s how it works: During conception, the sperm fertilizes the egg in the fallopian tube and then makes its way toward the uterus. It takes an average … [Read more...]

Spotlight on North Florida Regional Women’s Center Maternity

At All About Women, our obstetricians and midwives are proud to partner with North Florida Regional Women's Center to provide our expecting moms with excellent labor and delivery support. Today, we thought we would take a look at what makes this Gainesville hospital so spectacular. Labor and … [Read more...]

Gainesville’s All About Women Introduces New Surgical Robot at North Florida Regional Medical Center

The newest member of the da Vinci® Robotic Systems, Xi, visited us today. NFRMC, the hospital where our practice is located, held a special event for the public to come test drive the surgical robot, meet with the robotic surgeons, and hear a presentation from these surgeons on the new technology. … [Read more...]

Labor or Not? Learn About Braxton Hicks Contractions

For a pregnant woman, waiting for a new baby can be like a kid waiting for Santa Claus – the anticipation (and growing discomfort) can make the last few weeks of pregnancy seem never-ending. What’s more, there’s no sure date when baby will come. Instead, expectant moms have to wait for “signs” … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays from All About Women Obstetrics and Gynecology

  Season’s greetings to you! At such a joyous time of year, we’d like to take a moment to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Gainesville and Lake City for another wonderful year. It has been our honor to serve the women in our community by providing patient-centered health … [Read more...]

Dos and Don’ts for Staying Well This Holiday Season

It's that time of year again when holiday cheer is filling the North Florida air (in place of the cold weather perhaps). Unfortunately, some other things can also fill the air, like germs and holiday stress. With a few steps, though, you can successfully navigate your way through the holiday … [Read more...]

Will You Run for Fun…and Women’s Health?

Exercise at any stage in life is important, whether you’re still a teenager, 5 months pregnant, or already through menopause. However, when life gets busy, exercise and fitness seem to the first things that get pushed to the wayside. It takes planning and encouragement to keep a regular … [Read more...]

Should Pregnant Women Get the Flu Shot? Absolutely

Pregnant women are often discouraged from many things, such as eating too much, exercising too hard, or drinking and smoking.  However, there is one thing that is not discouraged: getting a flu shot – no matter which trimester you are in. The CDC states: “Flu is more likely to cause severe … [Read more...]