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Farewell to Dr. Lisa Cousineau

Please join OBGYN Associates of Akron in a farewell celebration for Dr. Lisa Cousineau.


Preventing Breast Cancer in Your Everyday Life

Do you wake up every morning thinking about preventing breast cancer in your everyday life? We seriously doubt it, but if you are someone with a higher risk for breast cancer due to your family or your age, maybe you should consider paying more attention to preventative strategies. There are some simple and specific changes […]


Your Guide for Reducing Your Risk for Birth Defects

Birth defects are more common than you may think. In fact, about 1 in 33 babies born in the US has a birth defect, according to the CDC.


Natural Pain Management Techniques for Childbirth

We have all heard the stories about how incredibly painful it is to give birth, but that hasn’t stopped a large number of women in recent years from deciding on a more holistic approach to the process.


What’s the Connection Between Allergies and Pregnancy?

You’re already dealing with aches, pains, and (most likely) what feels like world’s smallest bladder. Now add in sneezing, congestion, and a runny nose and you’ve got a perfect pregnancy! …or maybe you sense the sarcasm there. But, is there an actual connection between your pregnancy and allergies?


Common Causes Of Female Infertility And How To Better Your Odds Against Them

If you have been trying to get pregnant but have been unsuccessful, you are not alone. Although comforting to know, the challenge comes in finding your reason for infertility, and there happens to be many possibilities. Once you become acquainted with the causes, you can learn how to better your odds against them.


Now Offering Weekend Hours!

Added Convenience for New Patients Dr. Christine Arnold will be providing new patients with appointments on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 8am to noon. These appointments are for new patients only, and may be booked anytime by calling OB GYN Assoicates of Akron at (330) 668-6545, or by submitting a request […]


New Mother & Labor and Delivery Classes

  Labor and Delivery This group class is best for mothers who have never been through the birthing experience. It’s instructional and includes how to know labor is beginning, what to do, what to expect at the hospital. It is led by a Labor and Delivery nurse at Akron General Hospital. Class date and times […]


6 Benefits of a Preconception Visit

Thinking of becoming pregnant soon? Have you ever wondered if you are in good shape to become pregnant when that time comes? If so, a preconception visit with your OB/GYN can help!


8 Sneaky Signs of Fibroids That You Should Know

The signs of fibroids can be so sneaky that many women have no idea they are there. In fact, according to the NIH or National Institutes of Health, up to 80% of women have fibroids by age 50 and many don’t realize it.