Obstetrician Agawam MA

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Adam J. Flisser, MD
(212) 794-9601
103 East 80th Street
New York, NY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Urogynecology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: AetnaOxfordGHIMedicareUnitedMany others

Doctor Information
Residency Training: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, 1997
Additional Information
Member Organizations: Fellow, American College of Obstetricians/Gynecologists Member, American Urogynecologic Society


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David A McKay
(413) 789-8014
230 Main St
Agawam, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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S Michael Ishak, MD
(310) 541-1179
PO Box 2608
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasr El Aini Fac Med Cairo Univ, Cairo (915-02 After 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1958

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Yelena Mikich
(413) 732-2311
2 Medical Center Dr
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Paul Plevyak
(413) 794-8073
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sharon A MacMillan
(413) 789-8014
230 Main St
Agawam, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Devon C Foulks, MD
130 Maple St
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1979

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Debra A DiSandro
(413) 732-2311
2 Medical Center Dr
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles William Cahill, MD
(413) 784-2511
2 Medical Center Dr Ste 512
Springfield, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Mary Lane Hospital, Ware, Ma; Baystate Med Ctr, Springfield, Ma
Group Practice: Valley Women's Health Group

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John P Sorrentino
(413) 747-4544
46 Daggett Dr
West Springfield, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Birthing: Back to Basics with Hypnobirthing

Written by Dr. Lisa Goodman, DC

Every day more women are taking control of their births. This goes beyond just having a skilled provider, a birth plan and a solid support system. If a woman plans on having a successful, enjoyable and natural birth, there is one other thing she must do: Train. The phrase “practice makes perfect” is true. Here is the idea, if you wake up tomorrow planning to run a marathon but have never trained for it; there is no amount of positive mindset that will ultimately propel you 26.2 miles. This is the same if you head into your labor thinking that you will ‘see how it goes’ or ‘try to go natural’. These are obviously great intentions, but the main thing missing in the preparation.

As a pregnant woman the most important things you can do to prepare for labor and delivery are

  • Get to know your body & understand how it works
  • Prepare your mind & soul for the journey
  • Find a way to connect your mind, body & soul

In my opinion the most complete birthing education to connect the mind, body & soul is Hypnobirthing.

After birthing two children naturally and un-medicated, I have become a huge proponent of Hypnobirthing. Hypnobirthing allows you to be in control of your birth by giving control away to your body and your baby. Most women are not truly hypnotized, but after many weeks practicing Hypnobirthing they become extremely in tune with their baby and their body. With this training, comes the confidence and assurance that your body is designed to give birth.

One of the most important components of Hypnobirthing and having a positive birth is to surround yourself with positive birth stories and supportive women. Unfortunately, many movies and TV shows enacting birth show it in an elaborate, alarming and fear-provoking way.

It is also unfortunate that many women believe that the birth process should be left in the hands of the doctor. While doctors and midwives are extremely important, they a...

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