Obstetrician Opelousas LA

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Dr.John Kempf
(337) 948-9719
1270 Attakapas Dr # 102
Opelousas, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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John Frederick J Kempf, MD
1270 Attakapas Dr Ste 102
Opelousas, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1973

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Holly C Provost
(337) 942-2323
3975 I 49 S Service Rd
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Damian Badeaux, MD
(337) 948-4030
1270 Attakapas Dr
Opelousas, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Opelousas Gen Hosp, Opelousas, La
Group Practice: Wommen's Health Institute

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Andre L Pinac
(337) 942-2112
816 Creswell Ln
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Louis A Kerkhoff
(337) 948-1711
1268 Attakapas Dr
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Damian Badeaux
(337) 948-4030
1270 Attakapas Dr
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Amy Elizabeth David, MD
(337) 942-3263
Opelousas, LA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Louis Kerkhoff
(337) 948-1711
1268 Attakapas Dr # 102
Opelousas, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Damien Badeaux
(337) 948-4030
1270 Attakapas Dr # 402
Opelousas, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Opelousas Gen Hosp, Opelousas, La
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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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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