Obstetrician Decatur IL

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Mary Elizabeth Herald, MD
(217) 429-7059
444 E Main St Ste 200
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Decatur Mem Hosp, Decatur, Il
Group Practice: Thompson & Herald

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Philip Charles Lynch, MD
(217) 877-5673
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1943

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Derin Seybert Rominger, MD
(217) 875-5545
1 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1989

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Charles Perry Ellington, MD
250 W Kenwood Ave
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1987

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Gretchen Lien Byrkit, MD
(217) 875-5545
1 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1996

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Jeffrey S Pfeiffer
(217) 875-5545
1 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Roy Tsuda, MD
(217) 875-5545
1 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Decatur, Il; Decatur Mem Hosp, Decatur, Il
Group Practice: Decatur Ob Gyn Associates Llc

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Evelyn D Odunsi
(217) 876-8370
2 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Evelyn Denise Odunsi, MD
(217) 875-5545
2 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Decatur Mem Hosp, Decatur, Il
Group Practice: Decatur Ob Gyn Associates

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Angela K Anderson
(217) 876-8370
2 Memorial Dr
Decatur, IL
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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