Well Woman Exams, West Houston

Well Woman Exams are essential for all women. They ensure you that you and your body are in good health and optimum condition, and if there are any issues, they can be dealt with and addressed immediately. Once you become sexually active, or are over the age of 18, you should have a well woman exam annually. Well woman exams consist of a general physical, a breast exam, pelvic exam with pap smear, and can also included mammograms and STD tests. Continue reading

Family Planning Tips and Birth Control

Family planning, more commonly known as birth control or contraceptive, is a way to control and alleviate unwanted pregnancies. When it comes to family planning, choosing what is right for you and your partner is huge and extremely important step in your relationship, so it is best to know the widest variety of options available to you. Bringing your significant other to consult with your doctor about the best options for you is the safest way to maintain a healthy life style and the health of your children. Continue reading

Menopause Management, Houston

Throughout menopause, the levels of estrogen and progesterone in your body fluctuate as your ovaries try to keep up with your normal levels of hormone production, which can make dealing with menopause extremely uncomfortable and tiring, causing a wide number of symptoms. At OB/GYN West Houston, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common symptoms, and some tips on how to manage these as you come across them. Continue reading

Baby Registry Items — Must Haves

Much like a registry for a wedding, a baby registry is becoming a huge deal nowadays—it’s almost expected of the prospective parents to have one. A baby registry works very much like a wedding registry: the parents go to a retailer that sells baby items, pick out the things they want or need and compile them into a list, after which friends and family can visit the store and choose items from the list. Below, we’ve compiled some must-haves for your baby registry. Don’t be caught off guard when you find a store you like, and don’t just start adding every little thing you see to your registry; you may over-stuff the list, making it hard for friends and family to know what items you’ll need and which ones you merely want. Continue reading

New Sibling Preparation Tips

When having another child, as stressful as it can be on your and your significant other, it can be even more stressful that we can imagine on our other children. Bringing another child into our family does more than add joy (and stress) to our life, it can throw our other little ones’ life into disarray as well. At West Houston OB/GYN, we are always on the lookout for tips to help you with new sibling preparation. Continue reading

Labor and Delivery Essentials

While the stress of your pregnancy is at an all time high when you begin getting closer and closer to your due date, you start to worry about the things you’ll need when you get to the hospital. Then, all of a sudden, your water breaks! You’re going into labor and heading to the hospital and the last thing on your mind are those items you thought to be the essentials for your delivery. Luckily lollyjane.com took a survey on what prospective mothers would be bringing to the hospital as labor and delivery essentials, and we’ve narrowed some of them down for you, so you can be ready—or at least have your partner ready—to pack up those necessary items for your hospital stay: Continue reading

First Time Moms — 3 Great Products, West Houston

Being a first time mom can be an amazing and exciting experience. It can also be the most frightening time of your life! Most times new mothers have friends and family members they can rely on to help them through the beginning stages of motherhood, but every woman is different, and that’s why we’ve come up with a few products that may just help ease that transition stage into motherhood and those early childhood raising years: Continue reading

West Houston OBGYN

At Dr. Amaro’s office here in West Houston, our office staff is here for three things when it comes to our industry: Love, peace and prenatal care. Dr. Amaro’s practice has secured and championed his patients’ long-term health since 1989, and our current location provides us with the state-of-the-art equipment to be your best choice when it comes to a West Houston OBGYN. Continue reading