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Pap Smear 101: What Is The Procedure and How To Prepare

The pap smear is a screening test, also known as a Pap test, plays a crucial role in detecting cervical cancer early, when it's most treatable. So, let's talk about what a Pap smear is, what happens during the procedure, and how to prepare for it.
May 21st, 2024

Demystifying Labor Induction: What You Need to Know

As a result of misinformation spread around online, we have seen expectant mothers are sometimes terrified of the idea of having an induction. In this post, we will learn how this critical tool works and why it's important to keep mom and baby healthy.
Apr 23rd, 2024

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

Trying To Avoid Having A Family Soon?

We are fortunate to have several birth control options available these days. Anything from daily pills to a 12-year intrauterine device. Before making a choice, it's helpful to understand the details around one option in particular, the IUD.
Nov 17th, 2022
Gynecologist explains the impending procedure to a patient

Are You Ready For Your Pap?

Everyone has a different routine before their gyn appointment. Most people assume they know what their doctor prefers but it’s likely not what you think. Here are a few tips to help make your next visit more comfortable for you and your provider.
Feb 2nd, 2022

Remember The Flu?

While we have all been concerned about avoiding Covid-19, we can't forget that the flu can a real issue for pregnant women if they contract it. This pieces discusses safe remedy options during each trimester.
Nov 11th, 2021

Have You Created A Birth Plan Yet?

While it's not a requirement to have a birth plan, it is a great idea to think through how you would like to progress through labor and understand various intervention options ahead of your baby's big day.
Oct 14th, 2021
Menstrual cramps can be dibilitating

Cramps. Why!?

Ever wondered why you have terrible cramps with menstruation and some women do not? When should you call a doctor?
Mar 16th, 2021

Not All Midwives Are Created Equal

Finally getting pregnant can be exciting. Deciding to make that leap into motherhood is a huge step that women take very seriously.
Mar 31st, 2020

Laboring Moms Can Now Get Out Of Bed!

Wellstar North Fulton Hospital now has wireless fetal monitoring devices available. This is exciting news for both soon-to-be and currently pregnant women in Alpharetta/Roswell, who plan to deliver with Nile Women’s Health Care.
Feb 13th, 2020

New Office, All New Look!

A makeover has been long overdue and we’re proud to announce that the Johns Creek office has moved.
Aug 27th, 2018

This Is Your Life

This month marks the beginning of a new decade for our small health care practice. It was born 10 years ago from the genuine idea of care and respect for women.
Apr 26th, 2016

We’re Done With ISIS

This year marks the 10th anniversary for  Isis Women’s Health Care but instead of hoisting celebration banners we are taking down the namesake...
Jan 8th, 2016

Why a Low C-section Rate Matters

The numbers are in and North Fulton Hospital has the lowest c-section rate in Georgia at 11.7%, well below the state average of 23.9%!
Dec 16th, 2015

It Worked! I Chose The Sex Of My Baby (and other tall

After eight months of plotting, 39 weeks of planning, and three hours of labor, my husband and I got the baby we originally wanted. Meanwhile, I learned a lot more about the process of having a baby then I had bargained for.
Nov 26th, 2013

Did The Progesterone Pill Get Me Pregnant?

In our quest to have a third baby, I went overboard with trying to have a girl. It’s been a much longer process then I had anticipated since my last two pregnancies came so quickly.
Jun 26th, 2013

It’s Time To Become More Hostile!

My modified process of gender selection isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. I figured I’d do some research then have a little fun.
Sep 17th, 2012

Can We Choose the Sex of Our Baby?

It’s not really a secret. Dr. Frederick and I are going to try for a third baby. We have been blessed with two ridiculously active boys who are also caring, kind and a riot to be around.
Aug 24th, 2012

Gifts of Grace

I recently heard some great feedback from the midwives, Kim and Sherry, regarding the Atlanta Midwifery collaborative.
Feb 23rd, 2012

Expecting? Plan To Get a Flu Shot This Season.

Pregnant women watch what they put in their bodies. There are several restrictions including, refraining from smoking, drinking alcohol, eating sushi and limiting caffeine. Along those same lines, some expecting women feel as...
Nov 18th, 2010

I Changed My Opinion On The HPV Vaccine

As parents of pre-teen children are preparing to get their kids off to school, they are not thinking about another vaccine. As it turns out, however, this is the exact time that we should look at one more – the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Aug 9th, 2010

Yes, We do VBAC’s!

The new guidelines released by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have resulted in our office getting quite a few calls from women asking if we do VBAC’s. I am happy to say, “Yes, we offer VBAC’s.”
Jul 29th, 2010

Preparing for Your Baby’s Best Birth

After calming the fears of so many soon-to-be mothers, I realized those who think through these basic points tend to be more relaxed and thus have better births. Interested?
Jul 8th, 2010

Fixing a Good Problem to Have

My office manager excitedly brought something to my attention a few months ago. She said my schedule was booked about a month out. That’s the goal in a medical practice, right?
Feb 1st, 2010

Is There Proper H1N1 Etiquette?

(All provided information below has been quoted directly from a combination of medical websites) My wife came to me the other day and asked if she would invite her team from work over to our house for dinner.
Sep 24th, 2009

Changing Our Direction

If you have been in the office lately, you may already know that the website isn’t the only thing that has changed. How do you like the new website?
Apr 1st, 2009