Obstetric Patient Education

​We firmly believe that patient education improves health. The links below contain valuable information from a variety of resources including ACOG and Uptodate to help you during your pregnancy. They are not intended nor recommended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. 

Prenatal Care and Testing

Good Health Before/During Pregnancy:Preconception Care (ACOG)
Routine Tests in Pregnancy (ACOG)
Screening Tests for Down's Syndrome in Pregnancy 
Genetic Disorders (ACOG)
Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests (ACOG)
Cystic Fibrosis: Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis (ACOG)
​Reducing Your Risk of Birth Defects (ACOG)
Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Cord Blood Banking (ACOG)
How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Over The Counter Meds in Pregnancy
Avoiding Infections in Pregnancy
Travel During Pregnancy (ACOG)
The Rh Factor:How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy (ACOG)
Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy
Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy (ACOG)
Ultrasound Exams (ACOG)

Common Pregnancy Issues

Morning Sickness
Morning Sickness (ACOG)
Gestational Diabetes (ACOG)
Gestational Diabetes
Back Pain During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Twins (ACOG)
Later Childbearing (ACOG)
If Your Baby is Breech (ACOG)
Bleeding During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Preterm Labor
Preterm Labor (ACOG)
Skin Conditions During Pregnancy (ACOG)

Pregnancy With Pre-existing Health Problems

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy (ACOG)

Pregnancy With Diabetes (ACOG)
Preexisting Diabetes and Pregnancy
Seizure Disorders in Pregnancy (ACOG)
Asthma in Pregnancy

Nutrition and Exercise in Pregnancy

​Nutrition During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Pregnancy Food Pyramid
Exercise During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Exercise After Pregnancy (ACOG)

Labor and Delivery
How to tell when labor begins (ACOG)
C-Section (ACOG)
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) (ACOG)
Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor (ACOG)
Pain Relief in Labor and Delivery (ACOG)
Labor Induction (ACOG)

Abnormal Pregnancies
Miscarriage (ACOG)
Recurrent Miscarriage (ACOG)
Ectopic Pregnancy (ACOG)
Ectopic Pregnancy

Miscellaneous Pregnancy Education
Early Preterm Birth (ACOG)
Car Safety For You and Your Baby (ACOG)
Postpartum Depression (ACOG)
A Father's Guide To Pregnancy (ACOG)
Down Syndrome
Vaccines in Pregnancy
Newborn Circumcision (ACOG)

Breastfeeding (ACOG)
Breastfeeding Beyond the Basics
Problems with Breastfeeding
Deciding to Breastfeed
Nutrition For Breastfeeding
Weaning From Breastfeeding

Jamison Alexander, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.

Misty Nobles, PA-C