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. All classes will be held over a ZOOM Meeting until end of year. Class date and times are as follows:
Classes are located at 605 N. Cleveland Massillon Road.
They are short classes, with a break, to ask personal questions to the instructor.
Please call 330-668-6545 to schedule or email Natalie@obgynofakron.com.
If you decide to vacation, visit old friends, or must travel for work, pregnancy shouldn’t stop you from flying or driving to your destination. As long as you are having a normal pregnancy and you have gotten the OK from OBGYN Associates of Akron, travel is generally approved and safe, but there are some caveats.
Endometriosis is an enigmatic condition that affects approximately 10% of American women during their reproductive years.
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 you can make to help lower your risk for breast cancer.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 online. These special office hours will only be available at our West Office, which is located at 605 N Cleveland Road in Akron.
Dr. Arnold will begin these weekend appointments starting Saturday, April 13th, so be sure to confirm your appointment soon!