- Heartland Women's Group Announcements
Infertility Treatment Options - Dr. Whiddon
If you and your partner are having trouble getting pregnant, you're not alone. Some 15 to 20 percent of couples in the United States are infertile.
Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of regular, unprotected sex without the use of birth control.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: What is it and how to treat it by Dr. Sutton
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome affects 5 to 10 percent of females, but since it is not generally painful and has a variety of symptoms that could be linked with other medical issues, it may not be readily identifiable. For women suffering from irregular menstruation cycles and infertility, getting regular check-ups could help prevent this disorder.
01/09/13 - USD 259 Health Fairs
Heartland Women's Group physicians will be at the upcoming USD 259 Health Fairs answering your questions about pregnancy myths. The fairs are from 7-10 AM on the following Saturdays; January 19th at Horthwest High School, January 26th at Heights High School, February 2nd at West High and February 9th at South High. Hope to see you there!
12/03/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Jackson
There are dozens of myths out there about what you should and shouldn't do while pregnant. Dr. Jackson debunks some of these myths in a presentation he gave at the Wesley Baby Fair in August of 2012. Read more here.
11/20/12 - Nutrition and Pregnancy - A presentation by Dr. Sutton
11/20/12 - In-office procedure can treat heavy periods by Dr. Jackson
New techniques are constantly being developed to deal with health problems. That’s why it is so important for patients to talk with their doctors about problems they believe cannnot not be treated and simply have to be tolerated...read more >>
08/14/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Jackson
Having a baby without having had prenatal care is a risky venture. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, women who do not receive prenatal care are three times more likely...read more>>
07/17/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Hague
Many women suffer from pelvic organ prolapse, a condition in which the cervix, uterus, bladder, rectum, or some combination of these is bulging out through the vagina...read more>>
05/22/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Bammel
Many women are confused about how often they should have mammograms, because recommendations from various health organizations differ. The most important of these discrepancies concerns whether women who are between the ages of 40 to 50 and at average risk of breast cancer should have mammogram screenings at all.....read more>>
05/11/12 – Many Pregnant Women Fear Exercising - A Study by Dr. Hague
Dr. Hague’s research about exercise and pregnancy is being cited by many well respected journals, magazines and websites. See the complete list below.
04/24/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Rainbolt
Many types of cancer are difficult to prevent, detect or cure, but one type—cervical cancer—can almost always be prevented. The key factor is that women seek regular medical testing and vaccination....read more>>
04/10/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Sutton
About one third of all married couples in the United States who use family planning methods choose permanent sterilization. When women are sterilized, the most common method is tubal ligation, which is cutting, tying or blocking the fallopian tubes...read more>>
02/28/12 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Hague
Robotic surgery: not quite R2-D2. When people first hear about the robotics system, they may have visions of a weird robot-looking creature wheeling up to the operating room bed, sticking a metal arm into someone's belly button and pulling out the offending organ...read more>>
11/22/11 - Wichita Eagle Article by Dr. Bammel
Ovarian Cancer – Should I have a screening? Ovarian cancer is not very common, affecting less than 2 percent of women in the United States. Every year, approximately 21,880 cases are diagnosed. Yet when ovarian cancer does occur it is often fatal, having a higher mortality rate than uterine, cervical, and any other gynecological cancer...read more >>
9/19/11 - Heartland Women's Group Opens West Side Office Location
We are pleased to announce the opening of our new west side office at the Northwest Medical Complex at 3730 N. Ridge Road, Suite 200. Read the full press release.
8/16/11 - Wichita Eagle article by Dr. Whiddon
For various reasons, nearly one-third of women who give birth in the United States have a cesarean section. In the past, women who had a C-section were destined to have a C-section with every subsequent pregnancy. It was believed a vaginal delivery would put too much stress on the uterine scar and cause a rupture of the uterus... read more>>
6/21/11 - Wichita Eagle article by Dr. Sutton
Planning pregnancy is much easier and less costly than ever before. Contraceptive methods have improved considerably in recent years, offering more and safer options. Old ideas and rumors still persist about contraception, so it's important to get accurate and up-to-date information before selecting a birth-control method. When it comes to learning about which type of contraceptive is best, a woman's best source is her physician... read more>>
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5/24/11 – Wichita Eagle article by Dr. Jackson
A woman’s menstrual cycle is an important part of the miracle of childbirth. During her reproductive years, the lining of a woman’s uterus periodically thickens in preparation for receiving and nurturing a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not implant in the uterus, the lining (endometrium) is shed, along with some blood, and the cycle begins again...read more>>