Ask an OB-GYN, Series I, Blog 4- Can Being Overweight/Underweight Affect My Pregnancy? Continuing from Blog 3, “Why is a Healthy Diet Important for a Healthy Pregnancy,” this post discusses the importance of healthy weight during pregnancy. As I stated in my last blog, obesity in pregnancy is now one of our most concerning problems in obstetrics. In fact, maternal obesity is now considered one of the most commonly occurring risk factors seen in obstetric practice. Obesity is a condition in … [Read more...] about Ask an OB-GYN- Can Being Overweight/Underweight Affect My Pregnancy?
Ask an OB-GYN, Series I, Blog 3- Why is a healthy diet important for a healthy pregnancy? A healthy diet prior to pregnancy is important to maintain the proper nutrients needed for your baby’s organs to form correctly. In addition, if you are already anemic due to deficiencies in things such as iron or vitamin B12, anemia will usually worsen during pregnancy. Correcting that beforehand is very helpful. Obesity in pregnancy is now one of our most concerning problems in Obstetrics. Obesity … [Read more...] about Ask an OB-GYN- Why is a Healthy Diet Important for a Healthy Pregnancy?
Greene County General Hospital has implemented a temporary visitor restriction after an increase in inpatient influenza cases. The restrictions will protect patients, staff, and visitors from unnecessary exposure to the highly contagious respiratory virus. Effective immediately, visitation will be restricted as follows: No visitors who have had fever, cough, vomiting, or diarrhea in the previous 24 hours No visitors under the age of 16 (Siblings who are not exhibiting flu … [Read more...] about Greene County General Hospital Announces Visitor Restrictions Due to an Increase in Inpatient Influenza Cases
2019 Scholarship Opportunities! Greene County General Hospital will award two (2) scholarships in the amount of $1062.00. The scholarships are awarded in memory of Dr. Mathias Mount and Eleanor C. Mount. The scholarship recognizes the past service of Dr. Mount, a longtime family practice physician from Bloomfield. Seniors enrolled in a Greene County high school and interested in pursuing a career in healthcare are eligible to apply. Click here for an application: Dr. Mathias Mount Memorial … [Read more...] about Dr. Mathias Mount and Eleanor C. Mount Scholarships
2019 Scholarship Opportunity! Greene County General Hospital will award a $500 Physicians of Greene County Scholarship. This scholarship is in recognition of the physicians of Greene County. Greene County high school students and college students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare are eligible to apply. Click here for an application: Physicians of Greene County Scholarship Application Applications can be mailed to: Greene County General Hospital Attn: … [Read more...] about Physicians of Greene County Scholarship
Ask an OB-GYN, Series I, Blog 2- Who should have a pre-pregnancy checkup? If you are planning a pregnancy within the next year, it is a great idea to have a pre-pregnancy visit to meet your Obstetrician and have a pre-pregnancy evaluation. During the first 8 weeks of pregnancy, major developments are occurring with your baby. Most of the organs and body systems have begun to form. Since most women do not realize they are pregnant until they are typically 6 weeks pregnant, by the time you are … [Read more...] about Ask an OB-GYN- Who Should Have a Pre-Pregnancy Checkup?