Category Archives: Our Office

Introducing Dr. Jennifer Jagoe!

We are very pleased to announce that our practice has grown. As you can see in the picture, we now have four doctors in our practice! Dr. Jennifer Jagoe, pictured on the left in the above image,  has joined our … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts

Pregnancy is a great time, an exciting time, but it’s also a time of endless questions. Women have access through social media, television, print media, Internet searches, and their friends to much information about pregnancy, but sometimes it can be … Continue reading

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Should I have a birth plan?

  by Bailey K. Cannon, MD We get this question a lot. You may have heard about birth plans from your friends, the internet, or even the hospital. What is a birth plan? It is a document that states your … Continue reading

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Finding Breast Cancer

One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer. The longer someone has breast cancer before it is detected, the more difficult the treatment becomes and the worse the odds of survival. One of the best … Continue reading

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Long or Short, Which is Better?

A study was just released which will be coming out soon in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2016.08.033 ). It looks at two different groups of reversible birth control methods, long acting and short acting. Long acting … Continue reading

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Zika

Zika was reported in May 2015 in South America and since then has spread throughout the Americas. The CDC and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) websites maintain and update the list of areas where Zika virus transmission has been identified. … Continue reading

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Improving your Sexuality

I recently attended the Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and heard a very nice talk from Dr. Maureen Whelihan who is a sex therapist in West Palm Beach, Florida. She talked about how to … Continue reading

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Getting Pregnant!

Becoming pregnant can be fun, happy, exciting, or sometimes unplanned. Knowing how it happens is very useful information to make it easier to achieve when desired, and to be avoided if that is the goal.   The average menstrual cycle … Continue reading

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Menopause and Hormone Therapy – What’s New?

It was only about 100 years ago that the average woman’s life expectancy increased to the extent she would live past the time of menopause. Now with the average life expectancy into the 80’s, a woman may live more than … Continue reading

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Apps for Pregnancy, 2015

Apps can be useful and fun. I’m always asking my patients which apps they like for pregnancy. These are some apps that have been recommended to me: My Days – Period and Ovulation This free, accurate app has is very … Continue reading

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