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Blog Archive

COVID Testing Resources Jun 20th, 2020

Hello all, As testing becomes more available we wanted to address resources for our patients to get COVID testing in the Fort Worth area. Because we are an OB/GYN clinic, we are not offering testing through our lab.  There are plenty of available resources to get testing in Fort Worth....

Office updates May 24th, 2020

Hi All, We are working to follow the recommendations as outlined by the CDC and WHO regarding patient and staff safety when it comes to providing your care in our clinic.  Here are some changes from our usual patient flow that we have implemented. We are requiring you to wear...

Medications During Pregnancy May 23rd, 2020

One of the most common phone calls we get from our pregnant patients is: "what can I take for ____".  Every medication bottle tells you to contact your physician before taking if you're pregnant, and we know it can be overwhelming to try and research on your own.  Earlier, we...

Hand Washing and Glove Wearing Apr 22nd, 2020

While we are faced with trying to manage and limit the spread of COVID-19, we have all been told to wash our hands thoroughly.  However, hand washing, like wearing a mask, is only effective if done effectively. Step 1: Wet your hands with warm water. Step 2: Apply soap and...

Essential Oils in Pregnancy, What's Safe? Apr 16th, 2020

Pregnancy is one of the most amazing times in our lives.  It comes with big changes both physically and emotionally for all of us.  These can include dry skin, hair changes, mood changes, fatigue, muscle aches, the list goes on.  So often we find ourselves asking: "what can I use...

How to Wear a Mask Apr 8th, 2020

Recently, the CDC recommended everyone wear a mask when they leave the house. There are lots of how to videos how to make masks from items at home.  This can be from a variety of fabrics and have both sewn and no sew options depending on your supplies at home. ...

COVID- 19 Flatten the Curve Mar 16th, 2020

We take your health seriously at Eighth Avenue Obstetrics and Gynecology.   In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Eighth Avenue Obstetrics and Gynecology has initiated measures to prevent the spread of illness in our offices.  We are asking all staff, patients and family members to stay home if they are ill and/or...