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Pre Pregnancy Planning Ashland KY

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Theodore P Haddox Jr., MD
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Business
University Obstetrics & Gynecology
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kurt Jaenicke
(606) 324-7351
2001 Winchester Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Bonnie Laudenbach
(606) 324-1170
841 29th Street
Ashland, KY
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: KingS DaughterS Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Aaron T Williams, MD
(727) 943-2229
122 Saint Christopher Dr
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kelsey Gerard James
(606) 326-9833
617 23rd St
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark Girard Haeberle, MD
(606) 329-8881
2301 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1971

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John Marvin Potter, MD
(213) 386-8440
700 13th St
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1958

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Jason Haydel Collins Jr, MD
(985) 649-0397
2301 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1980

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Shawn Randall Gorden, MD
(915) 545-6710
617 23rd St
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr.Emeka Anumba
(606) 326-1415
4000 Grandview Drive
Ashland, KY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Advantages of Pre Pregnancy Planning

While you can't always predict exactly when you're going to get pregnant, pre planning before you conceive is a good idea physically, emotionally and financially. Here's how you can prepare yourself as much as possible for the birth of a baby.

Make sure you're in optimal health. Before you conceive, schedule an appointment with a physician to do pre pregnancy testing. Your doctor will do a pelvic exam, Pap test, and probably blood and urine tests to determine if you have various health problems that could interfere with a healthy pregnancy. Discuss your family health with your doctor including genetic abnormalities, chronic illnesses and unexplained deaths.

You are also responsible for your own health. If you smoke, drink alcohol or do recreational drugs, you need to stop before you get pregnant. Pregnancy is stressful, and many women find it very hard to stop smoking or having a drink once they've conceived. Alcohol, drugs and cigarettes can cause serious health complications for you and your baby, so it's better to quit now when things are less stressful.

Include your partner in your pre pregnancy planning. First, talk about the prospect of having a baby. How does your partner feel about having a baby? If he or she is not ready, or doesn't want a child, you need to re-evaluate the timing or the relationship. What are your reasons for having a child? The birth of a baby is an exciting and wonderful time, but it takes a lot of work and can greatly impact your relationship. Don't consider a baby to save your failing marriage, or because you're lonely in your relationship.

It's also the ideal time to talk about the division of labor in the home. It's better to discuss who will be responsible for different aspects of baby care or house cleaning before you're standing in a messy kitchen with a crying baby. You don't need to finalize every single chore, but have a basic idea of what each person expects and feels is fair when it comes to cleaning and cooking. The more you talk about the future with your baby, the stronger your relationship will be when he or she arrives.

Consider your finances. Although many people raise children on a tight income, if you can wait until you're financially stable to have a baby, you'll reduce a lot of daily stress. Talk to a financial advisor about investments for retirement and college planning, and set up a fund for your future child if possible.

It's also essential that you and your partner discuss work ...

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