by | June 20th, 2017

5 things new parents need to know about circumcision Expectant and new parents often worry about whether or not circumcision is right for their newborn baby boy. Our Round Rock obgyns know that it helps to understand the procedure and weigh the pros and cons. A circumcision is a simple, quick procedure to remove a

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Prepare Yourself for Breastfeeding

by | April 18th, 2017
Prepare yourself for breastfeeding

5 ways to prepare yourself for breastfeeding Here’s something very important to add to your pregnancy to-do list before your baby arrives: prepare yourself for breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is a natural process; after all, your body is made for it. Still, it is helpful to take the time to prepare for it before the busy time

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3D Mammograms for Dense Breasts

by | April 4th, 2017

3D mammograms have proven benefits for women with dense breasts Our Round Rock obgyns now offer 3D mammography, in addition to the 2D mammograms we have always provided. 3D mammograms, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis, provide radiologists with a detailed, three-dimensional image of breast tissue. 3D mammograms take place in our offices and are

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Optimizing your natural fertility

by | March 21st, 2017

Hoping to get pregnant? 4 truths and 1 myth about optimizing natural fertility Our Round Rock obgyns are often asked what a woman can do to improve her chances for getting pregnant. We would like to offer four truths about optimizing natural fertility, along with one popular myth. Four truths about optimizing natural fertility There

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Creating a Birth Plan

by | October 4th, 2016

Make a game plan for your baby’s birth—it’s a win-win situation! Whether you’re a football fan or a football widow, you know that fall is the time of year when you hear all about game plans and winning teams. Our Round Rock obgyn, Dr. Mary Beth Harrison wants women to know that creating a birth plan

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History of the Pill

by | August 18th, 2016

A Round Rock obgyn gives her take on the pill that revolutionized women’s lives Before the pill, women didn’t have many options for birth control. Condoms, diaphragms, foams, spermicides and the rhythm method were the choices available to many women; however, each of these methods presented problems. For example, men could decide whether or not

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Inducing Labor

by | June 28th, 2016

Beyond Pitocin—3 lesser known methods for inducing labor Most women immediately think of the medication Pitocin, a synthetic type of oxytocin, when they think of inducing labor. Oxytocin is an important hormone that causes uterine contractions. Our Round Rock OBGYN, Dr. Mary Beth Harrison always take every relevant circumstance into account when making a decision

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The Zika Virus

by | May 19th, 2016

Dr. Mary Beth Harrison outlines 5 facts women should know about the Zika virus Mary Beth Harrison, MD, one of our Round Rock obgyns, would like to reassure women about the Zika virus. Zika has been in the media for the past year, particularly for the threat it poses to unborn , and much of

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Endometriosis awareness is important for teens

by | April 26th, 2016

3 facts teens need to know about endometriosis In many cases, women are first diagnosed with endometriosis in their 30’s and 40’s, but the Endometriosis Association notes that as many as 66% of women reported having symptoms in their teen years. In fact, a study in Obstetrics and Gynecology International states that early diagnosis and

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Dr. Mark E. Maunder wins the 2016 Frist Humanitarian Award

by | April 13th, 2016

Dr. Mark E. Maunder, a well-regarded Round Rock ObGyn, was awarded the 2016 First Humanitarian award, the highest honor given by Hospital Corporation of America® (HCA). St. David’s Healthcare is the result of a partnership between HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare, and the non-profit St. David’s Foundation. Dr. Maunder is on staff with

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