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The Importance of Cervical Cancer Screenings

By: Christopher Petr, M.D. Cervical cancer screenings are used to determine if a woman has cell changes that could progress to cancer. According to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), “Healthy cells grow, divide, and are replaced as needed. Cancer of the cervix occurs when these cells change.” It can take many years […]

Changes that the body experiences during pregnancy

As seen in the Odessa American’s Medical Matters: by Sanchita P. Yadalla, M.D. Dr. Yadalla is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG). She offers a full range of OBGyn services at the MCH ProCare Women’s Clinic and can be reached at (432) […]

Why your baby needs you to breastfeed

by Candy Powell BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC, CCE, Lactation Consultant and Certified Childbirth Educator at the Medical Center Hospital Center for Women and Infants. As seen in the Odessa American’s Medical Matters at: Breastfeeding is a vital part of healthy child development and provides the best start to life for any baby. According to the […]