Obstetrician Machesney Park IL

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Flotillo Bruce Watkins
(815) 654-8000
11475 N 2nd St
Machesney Park, IL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lisa Michele Hurt, MD
Rockford, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Holy Cross Hosp, Chicago, Il

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Timothy J Durkee, MD
(815) 637-6200
6406 Muirfield Ln
Rockford, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Rockford Mem Hosp, Rockford, Il; St Anthony Med Ctr, Rockford, Il; Swedish American Hosp, Rockford, Il
Group Practice: Rock Valley Womens Health Ctr

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Elaine C Sharp, MD
(618) 242-7486
4227 Garden Ln
Rockford, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1985

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Pablo Morales
(815) 971-5000
2400 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Kenneth Dale Petersen, MD
(574) 533-0348
7702 N Alpine Rd
Loves Park, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1971

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Lee C Sesslar Johnson, MD
Rockford, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1999

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Rakhi Shah
(815) 971-2000
3401 N Perryville Rd
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michelle Marie D'Almeida, DO
(815) 971-6201
2400 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1992

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Patricia I Ittmann
(815) 971-2000
2400 N Rockton Ave
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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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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