Obstetrics/Gynecology

  • Gaining Weight on the Pill

    Gaining Weight on the Pill

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    If you're taking a birth control pill and noticed you've gained a little weight, don't be alarmed. Health experts say weight gain is a temporary side effect that's due to fluid retention, not extra fat.

  • The Importance of Folic Acid During Pregnancy

    The Importance of Folic Acid During Pregnancy

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    If you're pregnant or trying to get pregnant, health experts say you need an ample amount of folic acid. Folic acid is the synthetic form of vitamin B9, also known as folate.

  • Independence Women's Clinic Takes Care of Women

    Independence Women's Clinic Takes Care of Women

    posted on Monday, January 8, 2018

    If you're a woman in the Kansas City area, chances are you've heard of Independence Women's Clinic. After all, we've been meeting the obstetrical and gynecological needs of our patients for more than 50 years.

  • Using Nail polish and Hair Dye During Pregnancy

    Using Nail polish and Hair Dye During Pregnancy

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Thursday, December 21, 2017

    Many women wonder if it's safe to color their hair or wear nail polish during pregnancy. The answers to both, most health experts say, are yes.

  • Protecting Against Gestational Diabetes

    Protecting Against Gestational Diabetes

    posted on Thursday, November 16, 2017

    When you're pregnant, it's important to eat healthy foods, exercise and, if necessary, take medication. Those healthy habits can help mitigate gestational diabetes, a major complication from pregnancy.