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Pre Pregnancy Planning Laurel MS

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Jerry Wayne Welch, MD
(601) 649-2282
PO Box 4271
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Women'S Health

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Valerie Adream Short, MD
(601) 982-9410
1420 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms

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Hugh Stancill
(601) 649-5421
1008 N 15th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Duane Lamont Russell, MD
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1997

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Nadine Zekam, MD
117 S 11th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Paris, Uer De Med Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
Graduation Year: 1996

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Malachy Malvin Dehenre, MD
(601) 425-3033
608 N 2nd Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1982

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Anthony Eugene Daniels, MD
(662) 327-0569
203 S 12th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1983

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Rashad Nahum Ali, MD
(601) 426-6961
1420 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Wesley Med Ctr, Hattiesburg, Ms; South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Ob/Gyn Associates Of Laurel

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Hugh William Stancill III, MD
(601) 649-5421
1008 N 15th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Ob-Gyn Group Of Laurel

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Charlton R Vincent, MD
(601) 428-7221
115 S Magnolia St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1951
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Laurel Clinic For Women

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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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