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Gregory Keith Morton
(580) 355-9101
412 Sw Summit Ave
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Robert L Kern
(580) 353-6790
102 Northwest 31st Street
Lawton, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Kinde E Aguilar
(580) 353-6790
102 Nw 31st
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nathan Tillotson, DO
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of N Tx Hlth Sci Ctr, Tx Coll Osteo Med, Ft Worth Tx 76107
Graduation Year: 1992

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Carol Ann Lennon, MD
(580) 353-9744
3201 W Gore Blvd Ste 200
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert F Hillis
(580) 353-6790
102 Nw 31st
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Fe Reyes De La Paz, MD
(580) 353-0350
1515 NE Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Practice
Gender
Female
Languages
Tagalog
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: U S P H S Lawton Indian Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Indian Health Svc

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Dr.Martin Jones
(580) 248-2229
1002 Southwest 52nd Street
Lawton, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Southwestern
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 19, reviews.

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Burt Chesley Montague, MD
(580) 536-5700
910 SW 38th St Ste C
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Southwestern Med Ctr, Lawton, Ok; Comanche County Mem Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Burt C Montague Inc

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Dr.Carol Lennon
(580) 353-6790
102 Northwest 31st Street
Lawton, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 4, 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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