OB/GYN

Patient stories from our OB/GYN department


March 6, 2019

CenteringPregnancy: Bonding, Building Relationships with Other Mothers, Caregivers

Kelley Cooper

Pregnant women in circle touching bellies

If knowledge is power, then the five women who just completed UAMS’s first CenteringPregnancy program will be super moms. CenteringPregnancy is a way to share learning and experiences with other pregnant women and to be involved in their own care. This group of super moms, known as Group 1, began their journey eight months ago…


August 23, 2018

Multi-Disciplinary Structure Provides Best Care for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Katrina Dupins

Charlotte and Emelia Dubs with their parents Kenzie and Morgan.

Charlotte and Emelia Dubs are just starting to toddle around their world. The 1-year-old twin girls from Conway spend their days exploring, laughing, blowing kisses and keeping their parents, Kenzie Butcher-Dubs and Morgan Dubs, on their toes.


May 1, 2018

Catheter Device Slows Down Internal Bleeding, Saves Lives

Katrina Dupins

May 1, 2018 | Angela Hall of Pineville, Missouri, was halfway through her pregnancy when she had a scare that sent her to her doctor in Rogers. “I experienced some bleeding,” Hall said. “Having had a couple of miscarriages prior to this pregnancy, I was worried it could be happening again.” Hall says once they…


December 27, 2016

Former Student Donates Books, Teddy Bears to NICU Families

Lee Hogan

UAMS NICU Bears

Dec. 27, 2016 | Spending the holiday season in the hospital can be difficult, which is why Erin Brewer was inspired to act. Armed with a bag full of teddy bears and a box full of “Cuddle Bear” books, Brewer and her two sons, Evan, 4, and Owen, 1, visited the UAMS neonatal intensive care…


November 16, 2016

UAMS First in State to Implement Infant Footprint Scan

Lee Hogan

CertaScan First Footprint UAMS

Nov. 16, 2016 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first hospital in Arkansas to implement a program that will give new parents a keepsake of their child’s birth and an assurance of the newborn’s safety. Through a partnership with CertaScan Technologies’ First Footprint, parents will have the option to have their…


September 1, 2016

Nine Siblings Contribute to Fetal Development Research

Amy Widner

Kearby family group shot

Sept. 1, 2016 | While Asa Kearby was still in the womb he was contributing to scientific understanding of fetal development – just like his eight brothers and sisters before him. Asa and his mom, Amanda Kearby, recently participated in a study through the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the UAMS College of Medicine….


August 3, 2015

Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam

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Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam Emry Walker weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces when she was born March 21, 2011 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center. She wasn’t expected to make it. While she remained in the medical center’s neonatal intensive care unit, her father, Jeff Walker, returned to work…


Scarless Hysterectomy Gives Mom Quick Recovery

kelly

The Conway nurse and mother of five was doing so well after a hysterectomy at UAMS that she was able to go home the same day. Even more amazing to Katrina Davis and her friends and family is that she was back to most of her normal routine just two days later. “I was fixing…


Expecting the Unexpected

kelly

“My second pregnancy had no complications, and we were expecting a normal delivery of another baby girl. After six hours of labor, there was suddenly no heart beat from our baby.” “The UAMS team of doctors and nurses quickly performed an emergency C-section, and Lilly was born within 10 minutes. She was pale and unresponsive…


July 16, 2015

Scarless Hysterectomy Gives Mom Quick Recovery

kelly

Scarless Hysterectomy Gives Mom Quick Recovery The Conway nurse and mother of five was doing so well after a hysterectomy at UAMS that she was able to go home the same day. Even more amazing to Katrina Davis and her friends and family is that she was back to most of her normal routine justtwo…



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