Obstetrician Parkersburg WV

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Dr.Michael Shockley
(304) 485-4700
705 Garfield Ave # 400
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Kumud Shinghal Gupta, MD
(304) 424-2966
705 Garfield Ave Ste 420
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kgs Med Coll, Univ Of Lucknow, Lucknow, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1963

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Eric Richard Lowden
(304) 424-2085
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Peter Filozof
(304) 485-2387
705 Garfield Ave # 310
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Gail Russell
(304) 424-4124
600 18th St # 204
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1993
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.Curtis White
(304) 485-4700
705 Garfield Ave # 400
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Lisa Casalenuovo
(304) 422-0405
801 Garfield Ave # 200
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Heather Ann Irvin, MD
(803) 434-4100
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2000

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Gail A Russell
(304) 424-4124
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Curtis Shockley, MD
(304) 424-2035
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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