Obstetrician Galax VA

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George Francis Craft II, MD
(276) 236-2909
106 Doctors Park
Galax, VA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1988

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Carlos Jesus Blattner
(276) 236-2909
227 Hospital Drive
Galax, VA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Douglas R Meyer, MD
(276) 637-6641
791 Fort Chiswell Rd Ste A
Max Meadows, VA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1976

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Joseph A Mellow, MD FACS
PO Box 162
Roaring Gap, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll
Graduation Year: 1938

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Dr. Farahmand
(703) 858-0055
19420 Golf Vista Plaza
Lansdowne, VA
Business
Women's Healthcare of Lansdowne
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Extended Consult / Second Opinion for Complicated Treatment of GYN Disorders Complementary & Alternative Treatments in Gynecology Female Hormonal Disorders from Puberty to Menopause Primary & Secondary Amenorrhea Impact of Eating Disorders on OB/G
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: All major insurance plans accepted.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Residency Training: St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA

Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Awards: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Mass Medical Society Medical Society of Virginia American Association of Gynecology Laparoscopists American Fertility Society 25 Years of Service Award, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Languages Spoken: English,Farsi

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Carlos Jesus Blattner, MD
(276) 236-2909
106 Doctors Park
Galax, VA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1979

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George Francis Craft
(276) 236-2909
227 Hospital Drive
Galax, VA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Harry F Ervine Jr, MD
(336) 527-4300
PO Box 146
Roaring Gap, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1977

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Donald R. McKinley
(276) 236-2909
227 Hospital Drive
Galax, VA
Specialty
Infertility,
Education
English, Spanish
Professional Memberships
Twin Country Regional Hospital

Catherine Nichols, MD
(804) 828-9270
401-09 N 11th St
Richmond, VA
Business
VCU Womens Health
Specialties
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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